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Subject guide to foreign country information

The Government Information Library is your gateway to information about foreign countries. This guide provides a rich selection of online resources on countries, regions, and territories throughout the globe.

Official government websites change frequently, so this guide will not provide detailed information on every country in the world. Google is the best tool to use for locating government websites from different countries.

Country Overviews

Each resource below has detailed information on individual countries or regions. Simply browse or search for your country of interest.

Government Information Library

The Government Information Library is a regional library of the Federal Depository Library Program as well as a depository of Colorado state, United Nations, and European Union information. It consists of over five million items from the United States government, Colorado and other state governments, foreign governments, and international governmental organizations like the UN. As a federal depository, the Library also offers assistance and its collections to members of the public. This includes providing public computers for unrestricted access to government information on the Internet.

We offer a wide array of services to support students, staff, and faculty, including online guides for research, one-on-one consultations, class instruction, phone, email, and walk-in reference.

 

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Tips & Tools for Searching Gov Info

Information is arranged by government entity or agency. The agency is the best place to start.

  • Identify the agency by searching for keywords in USA.gov or the IGO/NGO search below.
  • Scan the results to identify relevant agencies. 
  • Search for and go to the agency homepage. 
  • Take a quick look at the menu. 
  • When all else fails, ask for help!

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