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Find Print & Other Publications in the Library

What types of print and other tangible materials, formats, and media are available?

Examples of Federal Government Documents

  • Print and microform collections:
    • Books
    • Periodicals
    • Scientific and Technical Reports
    • Legal Publications
    • Maps
    • Posters
    • Kits
    • Pamphlets
  • Media:
    • CDs
    • DVDs
    • Audio and Video Cassettes
  • Primary and Secondary Sources

Where are government documents located?

  • U.S. Government Documents Collection (1st floor near the Reference Desk)—These publications have SuDoc call numbers.
  • Main Stacks (Standard shelving areas on all floors)—These publications have Library of Congress (LC) call numbers.
  • Reference & Research Dept. Collection—1st Floor
  • Microforms—1st Floor
  • Louisiana Room— 3rd Floor

How do I search for government documents?

Search the Dupré Library Catalog:

Search the Dupré Library Catalog
Books, eBooks, Journals, Magazines, Media, Government Documents, Microforms, and more.
 
For best results, start with a Keyword search.


Search Other Catalogs:

  • GPO Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    • The Official Catalog of the Government Publishing Office (formerly Government Printing Office) for locating current and historical government publications. Provides references to documents available at depository libraries, non-depository documents, and links to publications that are available online.
  • GPO MetaLib
    • A federated search engine that searches across multiple U.S. government catalogs and databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations. Provides direct links to selected resources available online.
  • MarciveWeb DOCS - Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    • The GPO catalog of U.S. government publications from July 1976 to the present, published by Marcive, Inc. Provides references to documents available at depository libraries and links to publications that are available online.

Does the government publish journal and magazine articles?

  • Yes.

How do I search for print and online articles in periodicals published by federal government agencies?