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ENG 151: Academic Writing (McLean): Government Publications

MnPALS, Online Catalog

You can search for Government Documents in the online catalog, MnPALS. SMSU is a selective government depository which means we have a Government Publications collection. Some of these are available on the 3rd floor of the library, while others are linked online.

Government Document Example

The Government Documents collection is housed on the 3rd floor. However, many Government Documents are available electronically. If there is an electronic version, you will see a link to the PURL (web page) in the record.

Childhood obesity beginning the dialogue on reversing the epidemic : hearing before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Published -- U.S. G.P.O., 2012
Located -- SMSU Library Government Documents--Internet Resources
Call No. -- Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG.111-1130 (This will be on the 3rd floor of the Library) 
Online Access --  Electronic resource  (This will be accessible online via the Eletronic resource link).

Since SMSU is a selective depository, we only get a portion of what the government publishes. Access to additional government resources is available through the Internet through search engines such as: