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Lifelong Learning for Engineers: Global/Societal Context

This guide gives tips for keeping up to date with technical information.

Global Information

To keep up with news from a country, subscribe to several newspaper feeds from the country. These are often searchable in RSS readers like Feedly.

For basic information about a country, try the CIA World Factbook (

Governmental and Regulatory Information

Search a country's governmental web sites for regulatory information. You may need to consult a librarian. The United States regulatory information is in the Code of Federal Regulations, for example ( Industry feeds or blogs may also talk about regulatory information, such as