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Library Research Skills for Land and Food Systems

Finding historical government documents using Summon

As you may remember, a search in Summon includes the library’s catalogue and is particularly useful for finding historic government documents in print (there is also some indexing of online government content).

A key to finding the information is to use multiple keywords and to use Boolean operators OR and Truncation.
In Summon, we can use a filter to limit to just government documents under Content Type. Click on More... to expand the list of content types to include Government Document.