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Government Information Resources

Federal Government Basics

Understanding how the government works can help you determine where to look for government information. Check out the links list below to learn more about how the U.S. Federal Government works. 

Presidential Documents

Current Government Information

Most government information is now published online. If you are using an Internet search engine, be sure to check that you're looking at a legitimate resource. Keep in mind that Federal government websites typically (but not exclusively!) have addresses that end in .govHere are a few places to get started.

Technical Reports

Economic Documents