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* Federal Government Resources: General Information Resources

A selected topical bibliography of U.S. Federal government information sources primarily but not exclusively located on the WWW.

Selected Guides and Indexes Available at UK Libraries

Below are a few resources available at the Ready Reference Collection (2nd floor, behind the Reference Desk) at Young Library.

InfoKat and U.S. Federal Government Publications

UK Libraries' InfoKat Discovery is the best source for the location, SuDoc/call number and format (paper, microfiche, electronic, online) of U.S. government publications held at UK Libraries.

Any keyword or subject search in InfoKat Discovery will pull U.S. Federal government publications into the search results if there are such publications on the topic. However, if you want to narrow your results to U.S. Federal government publications alone, use the following search strategy:

Go to Advanced Search and type in search terms into the first two boxes, and in the last box, enter the following terms: gpo mvi dgpo 

General Databases and GPO

These are some of the most important resources available for U.S. government publications and cover multiple types of documents as well as a variety of subjects.

Additional Electronic Resources