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Finding Government Documents
Government bodies publish a wealth of information related to social work and human services topics. As virtually all government documents are now published in electronic format, you should look for recent government publications online rather than in the Library's physical collections. Older publications, on the other hand, may only be available in print.
To find government documents, search the resources listed on the right. For more information, visit our
Government Information guide.
Custom Google Search
Use the custom Google search box below to search for government publications online. Use the drop down menu to limit your search to Canadian, American, or intergovernmental organization (e.g. UN, EU) documents. Results for Canadian government documents may be further limited to federal, provincial, or municipal websites from the results page.
Code courtesy of MADGIC, MacOdrum Library, Carleton University
Finding Government Documents in the Catalogue
Other Tools for Finding Government Documents
Government of Canada Publications
Discovery tool for locating the full text of Canadian federal government publications.
Health in Canada
Provides quick access to Canadian health publications and statistics, including reports on health-related topics, health indicator data, and community health profiles.
Provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of topics and issues related to justice and public safety. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services.
Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a wide range of the latest statistics available in Canada.
Alberta Health Publications
Source of Alberta Health publications covering topics including child and youth care, First Nations health, continuing care services, mental health, legislation, and health statistics.