Library resources related to Government Information -- with an emphasis on Canadian government documents.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2014
- Government of Canada Publications catalogue
A recommended discovery tool for locating full-text of Canadian federal government publications.
- U. of L. Library Catalogue
A tool to locate both print and e-documents. It includes links to electronic versions of federal, provincial and local government publications collected by the University of Lethbridge Library.
- Government departments frequently change names during re-organizations.
- Goverment department web sites frequently move or disappear altogether.
- New government documents are published exclusively in electronic format; many historical publications have not been digitized.
- The University of Lethbridge Library primarily collects government publications of relevance to Southern Alberta.
- Visit the Help section of this guide for search strategies and citing government information.
Government information refers to publications (e.g., laws, regulations, reports, proceedings, departmental documents, web sites, etc.) produced by the various institutions that govern the country.
- Collections & Databases for Finding Government Documents
Recommended Canadian government document collections, databases, and tools for conducting research to locate Canadian government documents and socioeconomic statistics.
Sources of Alberta Provincial Government information; including local regional/municipal (e.g., City of Lethbridge) sources.
Sources of Canada Federal Government information.
- United States
General sources of U.S. Federal Government information.
General sources for locating government information from countries worldwide.
- International Governmental (IGOs) & Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
General sources for locating information from IGOs (e.g., United Nations) and NGOs (e.g., Amnesty International).
How to cite government documents; search strategies for finding documents.