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HIST 490: U.S. in the World in the 20th Century

Government Documents

U.S. Government Information Collage

Edith Garland Dupré Library acts as one of the selective Federal Depository Libraries for Louisiana. This gives the faculty, staff, students, and general public access to thousands of Federal Documents online, and in print. These documents are from the Government Publishing Office and are considered primary documents.

If you need help navigating the Government Documents resources, feel free to contact the Government Documents Librarian, Sandy Himel.

FDLP Information

Locations of Depository Materials

  • Paper - Located in both the main stacks and the government documents stacks which are open stacks. Selected Louisiana related publications are located within the closed stacks area of the Special Collections department.
  • Microforms - Filed in microfiche cabinets near documents stacks. Some titles located in Microforms dept. Readex Microprint collections located in government documents stacks.
  • Electronic Products - CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, DVDs, Video or Audio Cassettes filed in multi-media cabinets.
  • Maps, Atlases, Posters - Located in government documents map/atlas cases, stacks, or Louisiana Room (Louisiana USGS quadrangle maps)
  • Internet Access - Provided throughout Dupré Library at computers in the Reference Online Center (ROC Lab), STEP Lab, stand-alone stations and via wireless connections. Designated guest login information is provided for library workstations that require University authentication.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan requests are made for items that Dupré Library does not select, for items that have not been received due to shortages, or for damaged or lost items. Initial requests may be sent to the regional libraries, Louisiana Tech and LSU. Generally, requests are made to other depositories or non-depository libraries via OCLC.