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Health Policy: Government Information

Research resources for Georgia Health Policy Center staff.

Reference

Web search engines


A single location for searching across U.S. government websites (federal, state and local government).

U.S. government's official interagency web portal that can be used to find government information and services.

Databases

Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Covers 1923 to present.
 
Tracks the path legislation takes through Congress, including how bills are changed, derailed, or ultimately passed during an annual session of Congress. Covers 1945 to present.
 
Contains scanned images of public documents of departments or agencies within the Georgia state government. Coverage encompasses audit reports, budget documents, monographs, newsletters, periodicals and serials from agencies including agriculture, arts, community affairs, courts, education, human resources, industry and trade, labor, legislature, natural resources and recreation.
 
Legal Collection (at EBSCOhost)
Covers more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. Offers information on law and legal topics such as federal law, medicine, labor and human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
 
Includes legal news and government publications, such as the federal case law, U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Testimony, etc., and law reviews.

Search GIL for government documents

The GSU Library catalog, GIL, also indexes print and electronic government documents. To limit a GIL search to just government documents:

  • Click on the gray Narrow My Search button in the bottom right corner of the Keyword Search screen.
  • Next to Location, select University Library Government Documents.
  • Click the Narrow My Search button at the top or bottom of the page to activate the limit and enter your search terms.
  • You will find both print and electronic documents in the catalog. For print items, the call # will look different from a regular Library of Congress call #. See box below for help using these special government document call #s.
  • Print government documents can be found on the 4th floor of Library South.

SuDoc call #s

This PDF guide outlines the key differences between Library of Congress and SuDoc (Superintendent of Documents) call number systems.

Always feel free to Ask-A-Librarian if you need further assistance finding a print government document.

 

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