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Albert S. Cook Library

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

Our catalog provides thousands of online books, reports, articles, databases, interactive web sites, maps, GIS data, and authoritative research. Search the resources below for federal resources.

Getting Started Searching for Federal Documents

Major Federal Document Portals