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Portals to Federal Government Information
Use these pages to get you started on your research using government documents:
Use the Library's catalog to find documents and volumes held here at Portland State. PSU is a Depository Library which offers access to millions of print, microfilm, map and digital formats of federal government documents. Didn't find what you were looking for? Ask a Librarian for help.
Starting Points for Research
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.
FDSys/GPOAccess A-Z Resource List 2011
As of late 2011, GPOAccess will be phased out. The new access portal, FDsys does not have an A to Z list of its online resources yet. This is a recreation of the original "GPO Access Online Resources: A-Z Resource List." Now it reflects where some titles are located on FDsys. It also includes other items that GPO Access only linked to and where they can be found.
GovSpeak - Commonly Used Acronyms
A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations hosted by University of California San Diego. For more, see "Commonly Used Acronyms"
section of the United States Government Manual from GPO.gov