State and Local: Capturing the Moment: Local Government Publications

Document Type


Department or Administrative Unit


Publication Date

Summer 2016


When it comes to identifying and accessing government information sources, publications from local government offices and departments can be one of the toughest areas out there. Local or municipal governments are typically categorized based on the category of government subdivision they fit, such as counties, cities, towns, or districts, but they are more frequently requested and accessed based on the surrounding geography. Some functions can be carried out in partnership with other government entities, as when a water or parks district works in concert with a county government; or when agencies at the regional level work directly under the mandate of a state or provincial government.


This article was originally published in DttP: Documents to the People. The full-text article from the publisher can be found here.


DttP: Documents to the People


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