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Global Development Studies

Librarian-curated research guide for International Development resources.

Dig Deeper Into Government Resources

Government Resources such as reports and other documents created by different governmental departments, groups, and institutions can contain a lot of important information for development studies in and outside of the United States, such as demographic surveys, historical overviews, economic research, politics, policies, and more. Hekman Library has a large collection of government documents - learn how to search for materials in that collection here, and check out some other resources online.

Special Collection: Government Docs

Photograph of the Government Documents collection in the Hekman Library.

The Hekman Library has been a depository for United States federal documents since 1967 and for Michigan state documents since 2003. These materials are currently stored in the moveable stacks on the 2nd floor of the library and include reports, data, minutes, and other papers. You can search for content in this collection through the library's catalog - just use the Limits options below the catalog search box to change location from "in Hekman Library" to "Government Documents." For more on how to find and materials in this collection, visit the resource guide for Government Documents.

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