Government Documents on Public Administration
Local, state, and national governments must manage a variety of activities including financial spending, highway construction, housing, information technology, social assistance, and taxation. These same governments also evaluate the performance of programs under their control. Numerous publications produced by government agencies on the management and evaluation of governmental programs are available in Purdue Libraries and on the Internet. Subject headings you can use to search for such publications in the Library Catalog include:
The principal index for locating U.S. Government documents is the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications HSSE REF & Periodicals 016.353 Un36. It is available online from 1976-present.
Additional indexes include the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index - HSSE REF 328.73005 C76 covering current and recent congressional publications, CIS U.S. Congressional Serial Set Index HSSE REF 328.73 C761c, CIS Index to U.S. 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.