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Locating U.S. Government Publications

Access federal government information including documents available through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)

Federal Depository Library Program

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This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law.
(Title 44 United States Code)

Begin Your Research

Welcome to the US Government Publications Research Guide. Use this guide to locate information published by the United States Government.

The Basic Collection

Federal Depository Libraries are required to provide public access to the "Basic Collection", which includes: