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Lucy Scribner Library

Federal Resources: Locating Documents

Search the official U.S. Government web portal.

Other Search Tools

  • FDsys - U.S. Government Printing Office provides access to federal government information
  • - a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results

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Online Catalogs

  • Library Catalog
    To locate government publications, both U.S. and New York State, in the Scribner LIbrary search the library catalog. Please be aware that not all of our government documents are cataloged. Government documents may be published in a variety of formats, including print, microfiche, or DVD, as well as on the web.
  • FDsys
    After checking the library catalog, search the FDsys Monthly Catalog database for government documents published since 1976.
  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications and related titles:
    The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. At present the Monthly Catalogshould be consulted for pre-1976 indexing.
    • Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications. (1977-1995)
      4th Floor: Z 1223 A18
    • Cumulative Subject Index to the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, 1900-1971.
      4th Floor: Z1223.A13 B8 1973
    • Document Catalogue: Catalogue of the Public Documents of the ... Congress and of all Departments of the Government of the United States (1893 - 1940).
      4th Floor: Z 1223 A13