GIIG Resources

Access to Government Documents

Federal Digital System (FDSys)
This is the new portal to government information. It will eventually have all new material for given committees and agencies. For older material, continue using GPO Access.

Catalog of Government Publications (CGP)
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications. It includes records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

ALA Government Documents Roundtable
The Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) is the group in the American Library Association (ALA) that focuses on government information. Here you'll find information on issues that relate to state, federal, and international government information.

FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program)
Provided by the Government Printing Office (GPO), check here for resources and tools available for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
This official web portal of the U.S. Government provides access to consumer information, leads to government agency web sites, and points to many other government resources.GPO Access
Maryland's state web site provides access to state agencies as well as other sources of state and local information.

University of Maryland Government Documents and Maps
The University of Maryland is the regional depository of federal government information for Maryland, Delaware and D.C. Find out about their collection and services to selective libraries and the Maryland community.

A portal to free and public scientific research sponsored by the Department of Energy, with 1.4 million citations, with links to hundreds of thousands of full-text articles.

Professional Associations / Communication

GOVDOC-L Listserv:
DOCTECH-L Listserv:
GOVDOC-TALK Listserv: E-mail Celina Nichols (


Catalog of Government Publications:
ASERL LibGuide:
Documents Data Miner:
FDLP Academy:
NCLA Accidental Government Librarian Webinars:
Government Information Online:

Maryland State Programs and Resources

Maryland Division of State Documents:
Maryland State Publications Depository and Distribution Program:
MD, DE, and DC Selective Depositories Guide (UMCP):
Maryland State Data Center

Social media

Verifying government social media accounts:

Library of Congress:
Government Printing Office:

Last updated 07 April 2015.