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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

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION: The Library is currently open only to University faculty, staff, and students with a valid JSU ID. It is closed to the general public due to COVID-19. If you require assistance with Federal Government information, please reach out via email to Depository Coordinator Allison Boswell,


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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Information from the US Federal Government regarding the novel coronavirus:

Election 2020

Information about the U.S. 2020 Elections 

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Impeachment proceedings and publications:

Investigation into Russian Interference in US Election

Documents from the Office of the Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, including indictments

Opioid Crisis

Government information and response to the abuse of opioids in America:

Climate Change

Information on climate change and related issues.

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