The UMD libraries are an official depository of government information and so we have a lot of government resources.
To locate these resources, consult the guides:
To help narrow in on the government information resources that would be most helpful to you, think about which government agency would be interested in your topic (National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, etc.)
Tip: You can limit Goolge searches to government websites by adding site:.gov to the end of your search terms.
For example: obesity site:.gov
Additional Federal Government Sources
CRS reports are produced by the public policy research arm of Congress and are heavily researched and written by experts in the field on legislative issues. They provide a wealth of information and are excellent sources for research. They are available fulltext from 1916 to the present in the Lexis Nexis Congressional Database
Also see Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports in Health Law and Policy from the UM Thurgood Marshall Law Library.
Additional Maryland State Government sources