Skip to main content
Ask A Librarian

Government Information Research Guide

Government Documents at WVU including federal and state holdings. View documents in print, microforms, data sets, maps, posters, CD’s, DVD’s and online and is is open to the public and is available during the service hours.

Readex - Digital Primary Sources Collections

Digitized Primary Source Collections from renowned repositories, libraries and historical societies.

Congressional Quarterly Collection

Congressional Quarterly (CQ), in full Congressional Quarterly Service, group of periodicals published in Washington, D.C., reporting the activities and politics of the U.S. Congress.

Proquest Government Collection

Additional Databases

Hathitrust Digital Library

HathiTrust contains US government documents from a wide variety of agencies, with dates spanning 1790 to 2016.

To gain access and to download documents in Hathitrust, you must login in with your West Virginia University credentials.

To do this:

  • Click the yellow "Log In"  at the top right of the page.
  • Choose "West Virginia University" from the dropdown list and click "Continue".
  • Sign in using your WVU credentials if prompted