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Government Document Essential Sources and Databases

The Basic Collection

Government Documents:  Basic Collection

This list, provided by the Federal Depository Library Program, contains vital sources of information on the activities and workings of the Federal Government.   In Newton Gresham Library, they are located on various floors and appear as paper, microfiche, or online tiltes. The list is subject to change as the program changes, but is considered the basic foundation for research in the collection.

American Factfinder, U.S. Census. (Online only) 2009


Ben's Guide to U.S. Government

Budget of the United States

Catalog of federal Domestic Assistance

Catalog of Government Publications 

Code of Federal; Regulations

Congressional Directory

Congressional Record Daily

The Constitution of the United States

Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents

Economic Indicators

Economic Report of the President


Federal Register Daily

Occupational Outlook Handbook (Online Only)

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

Social Security Handbook

United States Code

United States Government Manual

United States Reports

United States Statutes at Large

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