This guide will help users find primary source information, documents, reports or publications produced by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of US federal government.
Last Updated: May 29, 2014
The University of Michigan has been a Federal Depository Library since 1884. Depository libraries provide local, no-fee access to government information in a non-partisan environment with professional librarians available to assist users.
- FDsys: Federal Digital System
Online portal from the US Government Printing Office. Provides access to collections of bills, laws, government reports, and Public Papers of the Presidents. Open access for all users.
- Search Mirlyn
As a Federal Depository Library we receive copies of US government documents and make them available in our collections. For online documents we make links available in Mirlyn. Tip: search "United States" as the author
HathiTrust is a shared digital repository that brings together the collections (including the US government documents collections) of partner institutions. HathiTrust is the best place to search for an older government report.
USA.gov is the official U.S. portal to federal, state, local, tribal, and international government information and services.