Government Documents

The Library provides access to over 20,000 state and federal government publications in a variety of formats.


Federal Government Publications

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Published by U.S. government agencies, these documents provide enduring value and serve as a vital source of government activities and decisions in the history of the United States of America. UT Arlington Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code).


Location: Print, Microfilm, and Microfiche: Central Library, 2nd Floor. Periodicals: Central Library, 3rd Floor.



Texas State Documents

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These publications, created by Texas state government agencies and institutions, provide current and historical information to researchers, students, businesses, and the general public.


The Texas State Depository program was severely curtailed in June 2011. The library is in the process of digitizing these materials.




Online Resources

  • Government Document Research Guide
    Find online databases, Web sites, and other information related to U.S. Federal Government publications.

  • FDSys
    Provides public access to digital government information created by Congress and Federal agencies.



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