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A list of useful government publications (print and electronic).

Laws & Regulations

Laws & Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations or Reference Room U.S. document stacks -- AE 2.106/3 - The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is an annual publication that contains the general and permanent rules of Federal agencies. It is divided, by subject, into 50 titles.

Federal Register or 2nd Floor Serials U.S. documents microfilm -- Docs. Film 400 - The Federal Register (FR) is a daily publication that contains rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and presidential documents.

Public and Private Laws or 4th Floor U.S. Documents Stacks -- AE 2.110: - Public laws affect society as a whole; private laws affect an individual, family, or small group. These are also known as "slip laws."

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States or 4th Floor stacks -- J80.A283 - These public papers contain writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature, as well as photographs. These sources can contain information regarding issues and legislation, including those related to the environment.

United States Code or Reference Room U.S. documents stacks -- Y 1.2/5 - The US Code contains the general and permanent laws of the United States divided by broad subjects into 51 titles.