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HIST 4390: United States and the World: The Cold War Era: U.S. Government Information
This guide is a compilation of library and Internet resources that should be useful for researching the Cold War Era.
govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government, with comprehensive advanced search and browse options. Some things you can find in govinfo include: Budget of the United States, Commerce Business Daily, Congressional Directory, Congressional Record, Economic Indicators, Economic Report of the President, Government Accountability Office Reports, U.S. Government Manual, and the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents. govinfo will replace FDsys in 2018.
Over 65,000 important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents related to homeland security, as well as specialized resources from universities, organizations, and local and state agencies.
The NTRL provides access to more than 3 million historical and current government technical reports, more than 800,000 of which are full text. Although the emphasis is on science and medicine, there are numerous historical and social science reports covering events such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Cold War, Harry Truman, Chinas influence in Latin America, etc.
If BGSU doesn't own documents on your topic, try the OhioLINK Central Catalog. It contains the holdings of the libraries at more than 80 colleges and universities throughout Ohio, many of which have government documents collections.
WorldCat contains catalog records, locations, and library borrowing information for books, journals, videos, sound recordings, archival materials and more owned by millions of libraries all over the world.