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US Government Documents Fundamentals

A guide to basic information about finding, evaluating, and using government documents for assignments, research, and your own information.

Major Access Points for US Government Information

Agency Spotlgihts

An International Document Interlude...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.

The IMF's primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system—the system of exchange rates and international payments that enables countries (and their citizens) to transact with each other. The Fund's mandate was updated in 2012 to include all macroeconomic and financial sector issues that bear on global stability."

Government Data: The 2020 Census and More

Docs in the Classroom

Federal documents as primary sources

 "Macro" Resources (just a sampling)

Keeping Up and Upping Your Skills

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