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Government Documents Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.

Nebraska At-A-Glance

Every other year since 2013, the Legislative Research Office releases Nebraska At-A-Glance: A Snapshot of National Rankings Across Important Policy Indicators.  The seven chapters address:  1) demographics; 2) economics; 3) justice; 4) education; 5) health; 6) government & spending; and 7) taxes.

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Nebraska Documents

Nebraska documents are recorded in the library catalog, and the Advanced Search template may be used to target them. Enter the word Nebraska as an Author/Creator in the first box and then enter pertinent keywords in the second box; for example:

Nebraska Data and Research

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development compiles statistical data from various agencies and updates it regularly for convenient public access through its website.

Nebraska Public Documents

Nebraska Public Documents provides free public access to digitized historic annual reports of state agencies in Nebraska for the use of students,  scholars, and the general public.  Through this digitization project, we provide keyword searching options never before available.  Eventually, the intent of the project is to provide access to state government agency reports from 1891 through 1956.

Nebraska State Agency Publications Online

Nebraska State Agency Publications Online  provides a convenient directory of Nebraska state agencies with links to their online documents.  The Nebraska Library Commission  hosts many documents in its online archive to help assure they remain accessible even as state agency websites change over time.