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POSC 275: Black Radical Political Thought, 1919-1969

Professor Charisse Burden-Stelly-spring 2019

Using our Government Document Collection

Gould Library participates in a federal government program to receive a select number of government publications in print. Many more current and historical documents are available online through open access. These are available for ANYONE in the community to access and use.

Where can I find the government documents?

  • Most recent government documents are published electronically. Many of these are linked from Catalyst and many, you can find at a government website or searching Google.
  • The print documents we have are primarily in a special section on 1st Libe.

How do I search for them in Catalyst?

  • Enter your search and then select "government documents" from the facets on the left.

Why would I use government documents?

  • Government documents are excellent for many kinds of research. From demographics from the Census, to agricultural statistics, to speeches on the floor of Congress, and more, government documents serve as excellent primary and secondary sources for your research.

Want more information?

If you would like more information about searching for and using government documents, check out our Government Documents guide by clicking the link below. You can also direct questions to