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Information about Hoover Library's participation in the Federal Depository Library Program.

Quick Facts

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  • Our Regional Depository Library:  University of Maryland, College Park
  • Status:  Selective (a subset of all depository items are selected for our collection)
  • Item Selections:  1.13% = 115 items
  • # of Volumes:  18,000
  • Access:  Print materials are housed in our government documents collection and shelved by SuDoc Number.  Some titles are cataloged in the regular collection instead.

“This 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)”

Selection Files

Getting Started

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You can use the Documents Data Miner's Online Catalog to get started finding government documents:

  • To search for documents in the Hoover Library depository collection, go to the "Depository" box and type in:  0248
  • To search for online documents available on the web, go to the "Format" box and choose "Online"
    • Click on "View" to open the individual title's record
    • Click on the url/purl link to open the document
  • For print, microfiche, and cd-rom titles, please ask a librarian to help you locate the materials you need

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