Government Documents

U.S. Government Publishing Office logoPenfield Library is a congressionally designated Selective Depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code).

For a paper or online government document check the Catalog of United States Government Publications. To find electronic versions of government documents, you may also use the Find Research Materials search box on the library's home page.  After searching, limit by selecting Government Printing Office Catalog from the expanded list of Databases.

For New York State documents try the New York State Library Online Catalog. Please ask for help at the Research Help Desk.

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