This guide is meant to guide you to important Government Resources listed on the web and held locally at Lindsey Wilson College. The Katie Murrell Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code).
It receives a selection of government publications in print, microform, and electronic formats. These include periodicals, statistical reports, consumer literature, agency directories, census data, and research findings from all branches of the government. The Murrell Library receives 23.79% of the items that are available for selection through this program. This collection is provided as a service to the community and to citizens of Kentucky's First Congressional District.
Note: "Federal depository libraries must offer free, public access to their Federal collections, even if the depository library is part of a private academic institution. In addition, information specialists are available at these libraries to assist the American public to locate Federal information.""The United States Government is the largest publisher in the world. It distributes materials in a variety of formats, including electronic, CD, microfiche, and paper. As part of its publishing program, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) distributes certain classes of Government documents free of cost to designated libraries throughout the United States and its territories.These libraries are known as Federal depository libraries."
Lindsey's FDLP profile can be viewed on the FLDP Directory here. This guide is meant to provide useful links to various government resources as well as provide guidance to accessing government document through the Katie Murrell Library.
These guides created by FDLP cover a range of topical areas including but not limited to:
America at War
Government Resources for Art, Architecture, and Engineering
Information for New Depository Coordinators
Military and Veteran Resources
Spanish Language Documents
Substance Abuse and Addiction
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
World War I, 1914-1918
February is African American History Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.