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  1. Have some basic keywords to start search.
    e.g. “Cache river”, “watershed”, “wetland”
    In general, brainstorm searches.
     
  2. Identify the levels of documents that you need. Consult the list of resources organized by levels of government documents (see below) to search.
     
  3. Identify the types of documents that you need. Consult the list of resources organized by types of government documents (see below) to search.
     
  4. Search by subject headings. Develop a list of selected subject headings, broader terms, and narrower terms (See Mary Taylor’s handout)
    Don’t forget to look at the subject field/note field on the individual titles’ records, index terms as a built in finding aid of a database. You can use it to search government publications guides/catalogs/databases/websites/portals/search engines by these subjects and terms.
     
  5. Search by agencies. Develop a list of involved US Federal government agencies (see below). Search their websites for related laws/rules/regulations, research projects/activities, news, grants, data, and publications, archive, blog, library, etc. You can also search government publications guides/catalogs/databases/portals/search engines by these agencies.
     
  6. Search government publications guides/catalogs/databases/websites/portals/search engines by types of wetlands.
     
    • Illinois wetland types 

    • Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the United States: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Report FWS/OBS-79/31, 131 p. (full text)
 

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