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Government Information

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Federal publications are arranged by Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) (see right).  This classification system is based on the government agencies publishing such documents.


LOCATION:  The physical Government Publications Collection is largely located on the 1st floor of the Perry Library, adjacent to the Learning Commons. It houses federal documents in a variety of formats including print (hard copy), microfiche, and maps, providing a wealth of information on many topics. Most federal publications received since 1990 appear in the Library's online catalog. 

Browsing in any of these areas may lead to the discovery of valuable material in addition to the specific items listed in this guide.

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SuDoc Classification System

A Agrigulture
C3 Census Bureau (Commerce Department)
D   Defense Department
E Energy Department
ED Education Department
GA General Accounting Office
GS General Services Administration
HE Health and Human Services Department
I Interior
I19 US Geological Survey
J    Justice Department
Ju Judiciary
L Labor Department
LC Library of Congress
NAS National Aeronautics & Space Administration
S State Department
SI Smithsonian Institution
T22 Internal Revenue Service (Treasury Department)
X, Y Congress
Y4 Congressional Committees

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