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Introduction

Visit with President Kennedy, J.Edgar Hoover, Robert F. Kennedy at the Oval Office in the White House.Whether local, national, or international, everyone's life has been touched by crime, to some degree. Similarly, criminal justice research can touch upon a variety of fields, particularly including government information and the law. Statistics, too, are a key element of this area of study.

For further reading in the field of crime and justice, see the Warren Commission report (on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy), the FBI's report on Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, and the FBI Vault's 22-part record series on J. Edgar Hoover.

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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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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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Image Credits

Visit of Attorney General and Director of FBI. President Kennedy, J.Edgar Hoover, Robert F. Kennedy. White House, Oval Office. from the National Archives Series: Abbie Rowe White House Photographs, 12/6/1960 - 3/11/1964.