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Library Research Skills for Land and Food Systems

Introduction to government publications

How can I use this? Government information introduction

Governments are a key collector and creator of public information. When we think of finding government publications, there are a number of strategies depending on whether the content is in print or online.
Here are a few strategies to be aware of and which will be covered in this tutorial:

  • Searching in Summon
  • Using a search engine such as Google with command language to narrow your results
  • Using Library Research Guides to find more tools and suggestions for searches