FEDERAL: The Wichita State University Ablah Library became
depository library in 1901. In 1991 the library also became a Patent
and Trademark depository library. Federal depository libraries
exist to make federal government information accessible to the public.
There are 18 depositories in Kansas. Wichita
collection is located on the library's main floor
and is classed in the Superintendent of Documents Classification
System. Documents published after 1976 are in the Libraries'
Online Catalog; however, many historical documents are not yet
cataloged. Please consult with the Government Documents staff
if you need assistance. The Government Documents Office is the
glassed-in area just beyond the Reference Desk.
STATE, COUNTY, CITY: Ablah Library is also a depository for the State of Kansas.
These materials are shelved with the main collection, and all have
records in the online catalog. We also have the codes and many
publications of Sedgwick County and the City of Wichita.
|Of current interest...
100 Milestone Documents, compiled by NARA, the National
provides free public access to
full-text, official information from the
three branches of the Federal government, including the Federal
Register, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Bills,
Congressional Record, U.S. Code and Public Laws.
the official portal of the U.S. Government (information by
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Information by Subject (University of Idaho)
FedWorld Information Network,
gateway managed by National Technical Information
U.S. Government Printing
Pathway Services - "Browse Electronic Titles" Offers
direct access to publications located on servers of
federal agency websites (search by agency).
Center Great for consumer information; you can request free
from the Feds" for government forms most-requested by the
State of Kansas
Offers links to state and local
government as well as legal,
statistical and other resources for our state.
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for finding Foreign Government Information on the Internet
from Pennsylvania State University Library.
Studies The Country Studies/Area Handbooks profile single
countries and focus on the historical, cultural, political, and
- U.S. Department of State
- United Nations Home
- The UN Dag Hammarskjold
Library From the UN library website you can also use the UN
System Pathfinder to identify major publications of
organizations comprising the UN system. These publications include
global studies and reports, handbooks, guides, statistical
information, treaty compilations and selected annual reports.
European Union Gateway for the U.S.
Organizations Northwestern University Library offers an
excellent site for governmental organizations, foreign
governments, research guides, regional information, etc.