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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.
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Read About Government Information and Sources
e-Government and Web Directory: U.S. Federal Government Online by
Call Number: Z1223.Z7E46 2009
Publication Date: 2009
This guide includes entries to over 2,000 government and government-related websites. Organized into subject-themed chapters, the resource allows the user to browse for relevant websites in twenty fields of interest. Multiple indexes are included as finding aids.
The titles listed below are in the Marquette Universtiy Law Library collection and may be of interest to individuals wanting to learn more about government documents, accessing government information and how to search and find government publications.
Government Publications and Their Use by
Call Number: Z1223.Z7 1969
Publication Date: 1969
The book is designed to provide an understanding of government publishing practices and to indicate sources of information about existing publications. Uses and limitations of indexes, catalogs and bibliographies are discussed and the systems of numbering and methods of titling are used to call attention to compilations or series of publications. Contents include congressional publications, administrative regulations, foreign affairs, maps, technical publications and microform editions of government publications.
Introduction to United States Government Information Sources by
Call Number: Z1223.Z7 M665 1999
Publication Date: 1999
The purpose of this book is to provide and account of "general and specialized sources that make up the bibliographic and textual structure of federal government information." This reference source emphasizes contemporary documents and information and includes general finding aids and selected reference sources on a variety of subjects such as legal information sources, statistical sources, and geographic information sources. An appendix provides a chronology of primary source material for the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.
EBSCO Academic Collection version online (connect from catalog record)
Locating United States Government Information: A Guide to Sources by
Call Number: Z1223.Z7 H46 1997
Publication Date: 1997 and 2001 Supp.
This how-to-guide for locating U.S. government publications is set up in workbook format with questions and answers as well as illustrations from indexes and abstracts. Sample searches are used throughout. Congressional information is heavily covered as several chapters are devoted to this area of federal government research. This title includes a separate Internet Supplement which highlights selected federal web resources.
Using Government Information Sources: Electronic and Print by
Call Number: Z1223.Z7 S4 2001
Publication Date: 2001
The reference guide to U.S. government publications and information is designed for both beginning and experienced researchers. The book is designed to address specific search situations for a variety of topics. It is arranged into four main sections which correspond to main types of search strategies: subject, agency, statistical and special techniques. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic and follows or illustrates one type of search strategy taking the reader through a step-by-step plan for research. Checklists of sources are also provided.