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Government Information

The Government and Heritage Library (GHL) has two government publications collections.

State Government Information

The GHL is legislatively mandated to serve as the official permanent depository for all state publications. Through the North Carolina State Publications Clearinghouse program, the Library collects and catalogs print and digital publications and distributes publications to members of the depository system throughout North Carolina.

Federal Government Documents

The GHL is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program, and has over 500,000 items in its Federal Government Documents collection.

Federal documents available (search our catalog)

FDsys (Federal Digital System: America's Authentic Government Information) - The Government Printing Office's website. Provides access to many government publications.

Suggested federal government websites and publications (pdf)