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Washburn Federal Depository Collection

History: Washburn Law Library has been a federal depository since 1973. It currently selects 33% of the publications desseminated from the Government Printing Office. Title 44 of the United States Code section 1901 defines government publications as information matter which is published as an individual document at Government expense, or as required by law.

Formats: Government publications arrive at our library in many different formats: paper, microfiche, floppy disk, CD-ROM, and the Internet.
Local Access:
Library Catalog
The law library catalog provides access to the federal publications selected by Mabee library and selectively cataloged publications of the Law Library. Bibliographic records with links to federal Internet sites are also available on the catalog. To access uncataloged publications search the Monthly Catalog of Federal Publications.
Monthly Catalog of Federal Publications (MARCIVE)
This database provides access to Government Publications distributed by the Government Printing Office to Libraries in the Federal Depository Library Program. This is where you go to find government publications not selected by Washburn. This database has the capability to locate documents throughout Northeast Kansas.