Federal Government Publications

Written by Kellen Hertz
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People refer to federal government publications for a number of different reasons. You can often find these publications at your local library. If you want to own your own copy of just about any government publications you can find a number of online resources to help you find the publications you need. You don't have to spend a great deal of money to gain access to reports on the activities of your government. In fact, many of the most popular publications are offered for a flat rate plus shipping and handling.

Federal government publications like the World Fact Book are filled with more information than you could ever have imagines. A few years ago I worked as a writer for a game show. I used the World Fact book to perform research duties for the questions that I wrote on a daily basis. This publication is produced by the Central Intelligence Agency and features all kinds of useful information about every country in the world.

Federal Government Publications for Research and Other Application

As an intern for a popular political program on CNN, I used federal government publications for a number of research responsibilities. This program focused on bipartisan politics and many times to host of the show needed statistics and other pertinent information to prove his points effectively. I not only used the search engine Lexis/Nexis, but I also relied heavily on government publications for my research.

No matter if you're working in the media, searching for a new job, or researching another country, you can find a number of publications that can help you get the job done quickly and efficiently. Whether you're reviewing government law books, reports from the Library of Congress, or reviewing the budget of the United States, it's comforting to know you will always have access to this information as long as you live in this country.


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