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Guide covering the various aspects of government information at Stanford Library. it includes information for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), as well as state, local, and international government bodies.

Jonsson Library of Government Documents

The government information collection includes publications and data of the U.S. federal, U.S. state and local, foreign, and international governmental agencies in various physical and digital formats. We acquire materials via depository agreements, subscriptions, mailing lists, direct contact with agencies, web archiving and other digital collection development strategies. Government information librarians assist with research and instruction across the social sciences and all academic disciplines in need of access to primary publishing outputs of governments including consultation about FOIA and public records research.

The Jonsson Library of Government Documents, located in the East lobby of the Cecil H. Green Library building, is the  home of the Government Information Department of the Stanford University Libraries.