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Political Science: Government Information

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Government Information

Government publications provide you with access to a vast and rich collection of primary resources. They also help you identify and track policy over time, while locating official data and statistics.

Check out our Guide to Government Information

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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 conducting a site search in Google or using one of the tools below
  • Scan the results to identify relevant agencies. 
  • Go to the agency homepage to browse or search


  • Site Search - to site search in Google type and your search term. For example, environmental statistics
  • Custom Google Search for IGO's or NGO's