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Social Work: United States Government Documents

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

APA Style for Citing Government Documents

Federal Statistics

FedStats is a database that supports the dissemination of statistics generated by the U.S. Government.

Government Documents

The Univesity of Alabama Libraries are a federal regional depository for all U.S. government publications. We house one of the largest and oldest collections in the region. Most current government documents are now available electronically. Older documents are housed in Gorgas Library. Government documents are an unparalled resource for policy research, advocacy information, statistics, and much more.


The two major indexes to general U.S. government publications are:


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