This guide serves as a starting point for conducting research using United States government information and the Federal Depository Library collection at KU.
Use the tabs at the top to help locate resources by databases and websites.
Topic specific guides are being developed. Please make suggestions for additonal topical guides.
Remember this is only a starting point and that there are many other resources that might be of importance to your research.
If you need additional assistance or would like to schedule a one-on-one consultation please email the Research and Learning Division.
Government Information Resources and the KU Libraries Government Information Collections
The KU Libraries has information resources from a number of government and international government organizations. These include:
Materials from these and other organizations may be available in print, microfiche or microfilm, computerized media such as CD-ROM or DVD, and via the Internet. Most materials are in the Anschutz Library. (State of Kansas materials are in the Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library). Internet based resources are generally available from any computer with a live Internet connection, including computers in KU Libraries (please note, some resources may require a KU affiliation in order to access from a non-KU computer).
The University of Kansas Libraries was designated a Federal Depository Library (FDL) January 27th, 1869 and a Regional Federal Depository Library (FDL) for Kansas August 19th, 1976.
The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) is a progam of the Government Printing Office (GPO).
Click here to view the Federal Depository Library Directory.
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