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Primary Sources for Humanities and Social Sciences : Government Documents

Guide to locating primary sources, with an emphasis on online sources, in the UW-Madison Libraries' collections for research in the humanities and social sciences.

Finding Government Documents

Government documents can be tricky to find and use, but often they provide key primary sources for an historical argument. 

Here are some tools to help you negotiate finding government document on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

US Government Documents Online

This is a sample of U.S. government documents available electronically. A more complete list can be viewed here.

International Government Documents Online

This is sample of the international government documents available electronically. A more complete list can be viewed here.