Government Resources for
FAU & the Community
Government Documents Department works to make government resources available
to students, faculty, & staff at FAU, citizens of the 22nd Congressional
District, and people of South Florida.
Locating Federal & State Resources
a member of the Federal Depository Library Program and a State Depository
Library, we provide access to government information resources in many
formats. Print materials can be found in the
Library Catalog, which also contains many fulltext e-resources. (Check
out this month's
The Department provides assistance in the use of statistical resources.
Best Census & Statistical Sites for useful links.
Government information resources on
NTIS microfiche) and
in electronic formats
available. Online sources for
Current Events are also provided.
Congressional Hearings offer important primary resources for many research
topics. Full-text from 1824-2014 is available through
ProQuest Congressional Hearings database. Free access to hearings published online
by GPO can be
found at FDsys.
more, and get helpful search tips, from our
Finding Congressional Hearings web page.
Maps in the Collection
Help in locating any of our over 38,000 physical maps can be found on our
Maps in the Documents Collection web page. We have an extensive collection
of topographic maps as well as historical, geologic, political, and topical
maps. We also provide access to various collections of digital maps.
Going overseas or need maps for a class or project? Visit the
International Travel Maps Collection on First Floor East.
Discover Florida Documents
The State Library provides many kinds of information, from colorful
pamphlets, popular magazines, and reference books to interesting web sites.
Discover Florida Documents!
Older and historical Florida Documents can be located on the shelves of the
Documents Collection by searching the
Florida Documents Index which
Index Classification numbers.