Government publications are publications issued or published by executive, legislative or judicial bodies of government.
They include all levels of government: national, federal, state or provincial, municipal, and international bodies.
How do I find government publications?
Some government documents, print and electronic, can be found by searching in Primo.
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Why do I need government publications?
Depending on the purpose of your research or study, government publications can provide authoritative and accurate information on a variety of subjects.
Examples of government publications: Census data, statistical data, reports, periodical articles, Royal Commission Reports, Parliamentary documents, legislation (bills, statutes, etc.) and legal citations.
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