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Government and Legal Information:Official and Authoritative Sources for Research Workshop - Minerva Alaniz, Tom Rohrig and Jake Syma

Government and Legal Information:
Official and Authoritative Sources for Research

This workshop will demonstrate the importance of using government information resources at all jurisdiction levels to improve your research in business and the social sciences.  The presenters will describe the databases available for researching government information with an emphasis on the electronic resources.  The emphasis will be on HathiTrust Digital Library, govinfo, USA.gov, Google limiting by .gov domain, etc.  This workshop will provide an overview of doing legal research on Texas and federal legislation using the University Library, government sources, and Law Library resources.

Bullet Points:

  • Will discuss best free legal resources

  • Will show federal government information for humanities, social sciences, and science topics

  • Show how to use government information for doing fact checking

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Will know the organization and availability of Texas and federal government information for your research

  2. Will be able to identify, evaluate, and use appropriate federal and Texas indexes and webpages for your research

  3. Will be able to identify Texas and federal legal resources and do basic legal searches

Audience: Undergraduate business and social science students



  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3-5 pm

Presenters: Tom Rohrig, Jake Syma, Minerva Alaniz

Related LibGuide: Government and Legal Information:Official and Authoritative Sources for Research by Tom Rohrig

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Lab 150
University Library
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Event Organizer

Denise Caspell

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