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United States Government Information

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.

Subject Guide

Catherine Morse
Government Information, Law and Political Science Librarian

Clark Library

Hatcher Graduate Library 2 South 734-936-2333

Federal Depository Library

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.

United States Government Manual

Government Spending

Best Bets for Finding US Government Information

Quick overview of U.S. Government

 Ben's Guide to U.S. Government 

Ben's Guide is a fun site that can help you remember what you learned in school. This site is great if you have a question about how US elections, how a bill becomes a law or how the federal government works with states.