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Commonly Used Government Documents Resources

U.S. Federal Government Document Resources

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Brian Champion

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About the Collection

The HBLL collection of government documents includes material published by every federal agency spanning over 150 years. Covering a wide range of subject areas from History, Behavioral Sciences, Education, Sciences, International Relations, Commerce, to Military History and Family History. Most of our materials are primary sources. The print collection is located in storage on Level One of the library. When you are in need of a document, please stop by the Social Sciences Help Desk (1200 HBLL) and they will page the document for you.

Government Printing Office


The Warren Commission Report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy can be found electronically at:

Warren Commission Report

Guide to searching for Government Documents

Government Documents are classified using the SUDOC or Superintendent of Documents call number system.  For an explanation on the Sudoc system, click here:

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