About Public Documents Masterfile

Public Documents Masterfile makes quality primary research easier. It enables a single search for indexes and records for over 200 years of U.S. Federal government information.

The database contains detailed cumulative index content from 19 sources. Search contemporary documents alongside historical ones. It covers materials directly related to politics and government alongside materials in the physical sciences, technology, law, agriculture, and the social sciences.

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By aggregating all the major historical and current indexes to federal documents into one product, Paratext has created an unrivaled tool for comprehensive bibliographic access to US government publications. Public Documents Masterfile addresses this need, and greatly simplifies the process.
Diane Smith, George Mason University

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Data-Planet Datasheets to be Indexed in Public Documents Masterfile

ALDIE, Va., January 21, 2013-Paratext™ is pleased to announce that it has recently signed an agreement with Data-Planet™to index an extensive collection of Data-Planet DataSheets within Public Documents Masterfile™ (PDM). Libraries who subscribe to both properties will link directly from […]