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Government Documents on Energy: Government Documents on Energy

Government Documents on Energy

Government Documents on Energy


Energy affects our daily lives when we drive our car, turn appliances on and off, and receive bills from organizations providing us with energy services such as electricity and gasoline. Energy also plays an important role in Indiana's economy as well as in national and international economies. Purdue University Libraries are a selective depository for U.S. Government publications and contain many energy publications from government agencies. Government publications on energy can be found in the HSSE, Wilmuth Active Learning Center (WALC), and Parrish Management & Economics (MEL) libraries.

Many U.S. Government publications on energy are in the libraries online catalog. Subject headings you may want to use searching the Library Catalog include:

Coal--United States
Energy Policy--United States
Natural Gas--United States
Nuclear Energy
Petroleum Industry and Trade--United States

United States Dept of Energy Appropriations and Expenditures
Wind Energy

The principal index for finding U.S. Government publications is the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications HSSE REF & Periodicals 016.353 Un36 and is also available online from 1976-present.  

Another useful index is the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index HSSE REF 328.73 C761C covering congressional committee hearings. Click HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries ebooks


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