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Federal Depository Library Program logoGovernment Publications

The Government Publications collection is located on the lower level of Michener Library. 

For reference service, please see the staff at the Main desk on the 1st floor. For in-depth individualized assistance by appointment or for scheduling instruction sessions for classes, contact Mark Anderson:

  • by email
  • by phone at 970-351-1474

Materials may be checked out at the 1st floor Main desk for 4 weeks to undergraduates and 8 weeks to graduate students. Reference materials may not be checked out. Many current items are made available electronically and are accessible through the Libraries online catalog. Items physically located in the lower level collection are in a variety of formats, including print, microfiche, microfilm, and CD-ROM.

Types of materials in the collection include:

  • Official decisions and proceedings of government entities
  • Government agency reports
  • Statistical data
  • Historical documents
  • Consumer information
  • Small collections of foreign and international items published by organizations such as the United Nations, the Organization of American States, and the World Health Organization.

To identify government publications on a topic, search the Libraries online catalog (searches may be limited to the Location "Mich Gov") for materials located in the UNC Libraries collection, or use Government Resources for a variety of government-related search tools.

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