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Albert S. Cook Library

Government Information

Cook Library is a designated Federal Depository Library. This guide will help you access the vast array of Federal government resources available in our library and online.

Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)

Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)

A nationwide partnership, begun in 1895 between  the United States Government Printing Office and American libraries, to ensure access to Federal documents. Cook Library became an all-electronic Federal Depository Library in 2011. 

Our catalog provides thousands of books, reports, journal articles, databases, interactive web sites, maps, GIS data, and scientific research. Look for internet links attached to the catalog records. Search the resources below to find federal government publications.

Getting Started Searching for Federal Documents

Major Federal Document Portals