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Government Documents on Fish & Fisheries: Fish & Fisheries

Government Documents on Fish & Fisheries


Government Documents on Fish & Fisheries


Fishing is an important form of economic activity as well as a popular recreation .Purdue Libraries have many government publications on fish and fisheries which arelocated in the HSSE, Life Science, and Parrish Management and Economics (MEL) Libraries. Subject headings to search for government publications on fishing and governmental fisheries policies in the Library Catalog include:

Fish Trade
Fish Trade--United States
Fisheries--United States
Fishery--Law and Legislation

Fishery Management--United States

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

Other databases to U.S. Government publications include LexisNexis Statistical which will be mentioned later. Additional useful resources are the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index HSSE REF 328.763005 C76 coveringcongressional publications, Environmental Science Index (Purdue Users Only) covering environmental issues, NexisUni (Purdue Users Only) covering legal issues, CIS' U.S. Serial Set Index HSSE REF 328.73 C761c and its CD-ROM counterpart Congressional Masterfile 1789-1969HSSE REF, CIS Index to Executive Branch Documents 1789-1909 HSSE REF 351.73 C497 1990, and CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents 1910-1932 HSSE REF 351.73 C497 1996. Connect HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries ebooks.


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