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Finding Primary Sources

Assistance with locating primary source material within and outside the WSU Libraries.

Government Documents as Primary Sources

Government publications provide documentation on legal, judicial, and regulatory activities and can provide useful  current and historical primary source materials.  This page points to databases and digital collections that provide government information such as statistics, bills and laws, congressional and agency reports, court cases and decisions, hearings, maps, and consumer information.  Local, state, regional, federal, or international government information may inform your research.

For more information on locating government documents at WSU and beyond, see these library guides:

Selected Federal Databases



Selected U.S. Government Information Sources

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