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Federal Repository

Government Documents at the SLU Libraries

The St. Lawrence University Libraries are a Selective Federal Depository Library, and as such serves to provide access to and services for the Federal Depository Library program as required by 44 U.S.C. 19.

The United States Government has converted most of its publications including census and statistical publications to online formats.  The Canadian Federal Government has ceased publishing print material.  Our government documents  collections are  on the lower level of ODY, on the west side of the building facing Park Street.

FDLP Basic Collection: Core U.S. Government Resources
ey Federal and legal resources. 
Comprehensive index to U.S. government publications

American FactFinder
Gateway to national and regional census demographic, economic, and health statistics.

Digest of Education Statistics
Overview of state and national statistics on education, all levels.

USDA Census of Agriculture
Comprehensive agriculture data for every state and county in the United States

Government of Canada
Portal to publications from the Canadian Federal Government
Legislative database of the Library of Congress, for searching both the US Code and bills before Congress. Also a source for the Congressional Record, committee assignments, and bill tracking. 

Budget of the United States Government
From 1996 to the present.

Legal Information Institute
Cornell University sponsored collection of Federal and State Codes, includes United States Supreme Court Decisions.

Internal Revenue Service
Complete Federal tax information and forms

New York State
Information from the Governor’s Office and all state agencies

St Lawrence County
Budget and department information from St. Lawrence County



For assistance using the collections or finding a specific document contact Laura Frank