Government Documents
Finding Aids & Helps

  • Agency Approach to Locating Government Information on the Internet  Tutorial from GODORT to simplify the search for government resources.

  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications A search and retrieval service that provides bibliographic records of U.S. Government information products with links to related finding aids. 

  • Finding Aid to New Government Electronic Titles Web-accessible U.S. Government publications of public interest or educational value that were recently or are in the queue to be added to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.

  • GODORT Handout Exchange for Government CD-ROMS Links to guides for efficient use of CD-ROMS issued by various government agencies. 

  • Index of Online Government Information  A keyword index of government information subject pages, also contains an alphabetical list of links to universities with titles of their subject pages.

  • Uncle Sam Migrating Government Documents Identifies documents by agency and SuDoc that have been converted to electronic format and provides a direct link to the full-text document.

  • U.S. Government Online Bookstore  Sales Product Catalog (SPC) – GPO’s comprehensive catalog of sales titles. Use the SPC to identify bibliographic information about GPO documents, to find out what GPO has printed on a topic and to identify documents available in depository collections. Absence of a title in the SPC does not mean it is no longer in print or for sale but only indicates that it is not currently sold by GPO. Site provides links to new GPO publications, best sellers and finding aids. Commercial version available from Claitor’s

  • U.S. Judicial Branch Resources A Library of Congress Internet Resource Page that contains helpful suggestions and links for locating legal information (some links need to be updated).