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COM ARTS 262: Theory and Practice of Argumentation and Debate (Spring 2022) : Government Databases

Databases for Government Information

The government databases mostly cover Congressional materials, statements from the President, and regulations.  Some materials, such as Congressional Record and Presidential speeches, have more claims than facts.  When you cite information from these databases make sure you are using facts and statistics rather than claims.

Government Document

NIDA. "Steroids and Other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs)." National Institute on Drug Abuse, 21 Feb. 2018, Accessed 1 Mar. 2018.