Government Documents are official publications of government agencies. You may be asked to include a government document or webpage in your research papers because they are considered "Primary Resources". This means that it is original research or an event witnessed by someone involved in the event or who personally witnessed the event. These include, statistical studies, environmental reports, laws and regulations, diplomatic correspondence and other official records.
These are general government resources containing or providing access to government information on many topics. Subject specific resources for government information are listed with the other types of resources and are indicated by the GOV symbol.
DocLinks - directory of national, state, local, and international government web siteshttp://library.missouristate.edu/reference/govinfo.htm
Department of Education NCES Electronic Catalog providing various reports and annual publications such as the 'Condition of Eduction', 'Digest of Education Statistics', 'Youth Indicators', and 'Federal Support for Education'. http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch Educational Access Eric Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
An overall guide to programs, publications, and personnel of the Dept. of Education, including links to other educational sites on the Internet.
ERIC is a nationwide information network that acquires, catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources. ERIC resources include:
The WWW home page for ERIC's system-wide resources and information; this group coordinates ERIC's outreach and system-wide dissemination activities, develops new ERIC publications, and provides general reference and referral services.
NCES Electronic Catalog providing various reports and annual publications such as the 'Condition of Eduction', 'Digest of Education Statistics', 'Youth Indicators', and 'Federal Support for Education'. http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The following government documents are in the collection and can be checked out. Clicking on the call numbers will link you to the catalog record for this document and other similar titles in the SWAN catalog and provide information about where each item is located. Some of these items may also be freely available online. If so, the item link will indicate that.