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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.

The U.S. Government Publishing Office | GOVINFO

Govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.. You can also see what publications are available or browse their alphabetical list of publications.

This includes publications such as:

(WVU Access Only) - You can search the full-text of these publications using ProQuest Congressional.

Catalog of the U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. You can also use the CGP to find what publications West Virginia University has available in the Library.

Advanced users can search the CGP using MarciveWeb DOCs.

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Data Resources

Be Informed is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services. At, you can apply for benefits online, contact a government agency, or use the Internet's most comprehensive search of government website

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy


GovBookTalk from the Government Publishing Office (GPO) highlights some of the best publications from the Federal Government, past and present. Below are a few of the recent topics:

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