Locating Official Government Information


In this fake-news era in which we are living, it is essential that our students know how to “go to the source” to verify information.  A key source of government information is the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) which provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government including Congress, the President, the Supreme Court, and federal agencies.

A series of webcast tutorials is now  available to offer guidance in navigating GPO’s govinfo.gov.  search engine.  Among some of the newer webcasts are:

Recordings are brief—from one to 11 minutes in length.  No prerequisite knowledge is required.  More webcasts will continue to be posted and announced throughout 2019.