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Government Information: Welcome

This research guide provides access to a selection of resources for current and historical information issued by U.S. government agencies and related private publishers. The Loras College Library is a Federal Depository Library.

Citing Government Publications

For a website that provides numerous examples of government documents citation, see

Citing Government Information SourcesUsing MLA (Modern Language Association) Style, from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Locations & Arrangement

Government documents may be accessed electronically, or in tangible print or microfiche formats on the 100 level of the library.

  • Paper items are shelved by Superintendent of Documents call number on the collapsible shelving units.
  • Microfiche items are filed by SuDoc number in the microform cabinets.

    Loras and Government Publications

    FDLP logoThe Loras College Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government information.  Public access to the government information collection is guaranteed by public law.  (Title 44 United States Code)  

    Government Information through Libraries

    Subject Guide

    Kristen Smith
    ARC 220