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U.S. Government Documents: About the Collection

Marquette University Eckstein Law Library is a selective Federal Depository Library for government documents. The Law Library receives approximately 3.8 percent of available publications.

Federal Depository Library

As a selective federal depository library in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), Marquette University Eckstein Law Library makes U.S. government documents available for public access for free. The public may access materials received under the FDLP during the law library's regular hours. Individuals using the materials must abide by the law school, law library and university rules.  The law library adheres to the policies set forth in the Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program.





About the Collection

As a selective Federal Depository Library, Marquette University Eckstein Law Library selects and receives federal documents that have been deemed appropriate for its collections. A variety of law-related titles are available to use in the law library. The selections are in keeping with the law library's Government Documents Collection Policy.

In addition, every depository library is required to have titles in the Basic Collection accessible for immediate use. A list of the titles with links to free internet sources are provided in this research guide.

For those individuals who are interested in reading about government information and sources, selected titles are provided for convenience.