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Starting Points - Federal And State
Use the Library's catalog to find documents and volumes held here at Portland State. PSU is a Depository Library that offers access to millions of print, microfilm, map and digital formats of federal government documents. Didn't find what you were looking for? We have lots of tangible items that may not be in the catalog, or only visible through the catalog. Before you use Summit to get that document, check the catalog first or ask a library staff member for faster access to print documents.
Federal Citizen Information Center
Frequently asked questions answered by the General Services Administration that includes topics ranging from social security to ordering a flag.
The U.S. Government Printing Office's (GPO) govinfo is an advanced digital system that provides access to government information from all three branches of the U.S. Government. It replaces GPO's FDsys digital system.
Freedom of Information Act Resources
Created by the Legislative Research Special Interest Section of the Law Librarians' Society of Washington D.C, this website lists and links to numerous resources concerning the Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) including each FOI act and its legislative history, U.S. Department of Justice resources, other government resources (like related CRS reports, executive orders, Presidential memos, etc.) , non-governmental resources (like related blogs and newsletters), and recent FOIA related court decisions.