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Examples of Federal Government Documents

What types of print and other tangible materials, formats and media are located in the Library?

  • Print and microform collections: Books, periodicals, scientific and technical reports, legal publications, maps, posters, kits and pamphlets
  • Media: CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, DVDs, Video and audio cassettes
  • Primary and secondary sources

Where are government documents located in the Library?

  • U.S. Government Documents Collection - 1st floor near the Reference Department - 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 Section - 1st floor
  • Louisiana Room - 3rd floor

How do I search for government documents that are in the Library?

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Where do I find my items? View the Library Floor Plan.





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?

Search non-government databases (University ID and password required):

Here are a few examples of government periodicals and databases: