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Government Documents and Resources: Government Resources

This guide provides information and links to documents and resources from the U.S. Federal Government, as well as international, state, and local resources.

Government Documents @ Houston Cole Library

As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program since 1929, the Houston Cole Library receives, catalogs, and provides free, unimpeded access to the publications of the U.S. Federal Government. Many of these publications are also available online in digital format. In addition, the Library offers access to some state and local government publications and resources. Search the Library's catalog for government publications or use the tabs above to browse resources by federal, state, or local government.

If you need assistance, please contact the Library's Government Documents Librarian or the Reference Desk by phone (256.782.8034) or online

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