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Government Documents on Science Policy: Government Documents on Science Policy

Government Documents on Science Policy

Science Policy

Government Documents on Science Policy


Governments play significant roles in funding scientific research and fostering scientific innovation and discovery. Purdue University Libraries have significant collections ofgovernment publications which explain and document the emergence and evolution of governmental science policy. Subject headings you can use to search for publications on this topic in the Library Catalog include:

Computer Security Law and Legislation United States

Federal Aid to Research United States

National Nanotechnology Initiative

Research and Development Contracts, Government United States
Science and State United States
Technology and State United States
United States National Science Foundation

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

Another useful index is the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index HSSE REF 328.73 C761C which indexes congressional information. Connect HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries Ebooks.   Associations Unlimited is a helpful non-government organization resource for finding information about interest groups/non-government organizations (NGOs) interested in science policy and other public policy arenas.

Purdue University Science Policy Resources

Citing U.S. Government Publications (Courtesy-Indiana University Libraries)

Purdue E-Pubs (Features writings and presentations by Purdue faculty, staff, and students.)
Purdue Export Controls (Office of the Vice-President for Research)
Purdue Libraries Open Access Resources
Purdue Libraries Archives & Special Collections (Numerous resources on Purdue University history)

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Citation Resources
Purdue Research Park

Purdue University Copyright Office

Purdue University Press

Purdue University Research

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