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. Most of our print materials can be found in the
Library Catalog, which also contains many fulltext e-resources. (Check
out this month's
The Department provides access to and assistance in the use of
census data and statistical resources.
Government information resources on
NTIS microfiche, and
in electronic formats
Congressional Hearings offer important primary resources for many research
topics. Full-text from 1824-2014 is available through
ProQuest Congressional Hearings database. Recent 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? Look at the
International Travel Maps Collection for a handy resource.
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.