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Federal Government Databases and Search Engines: Locating government publications

@ Tutt

Locating U.S. GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS in Tutt Library

Locate materials by the SuDocs call number
— e.g., A 13.88/2:INT-92.
Note: This is different from LC used in the library.

TIGER catalog

  • Contains records for documents received since 1992 and earlier documents are being added.
  • Many records in TIGER have web links to full text.

Find more by checking the subjects page on the Government Documents Libguide and databases.

You can always ask a reference librarian for help too.

Locations @ Tuttt

There are several locations for government publications in Tutt Library.
And documents may have multiple locations.


Tangible items {Paper, Microfiche, CDs, DVDs and Videos}

Docs Enclosed locked shelves in the South Basement
Docs Enclosed - Microcard locked shelves in the South Basement
Docs Index CD-ROM case in Documnets Office
Docs Index 1st Floor South east wall of map room
Docs Office document librarianship materials
Docs Oversize South Basement last row on west side before locked shelves
Docs South Basement most items are found here
Docs South Basement Non Circ same as Docs South Basement
Docs Special Census located in C section
Documents - Colorado Documents first row of east aisle
2nd Floor-Docs Microforms south side of the atrium


Note: most maps are shelved in the Docs South Basement

not cataloged topo maps in the map room along the outer walls
Docs Enclosed - Atlas locked shelves in the South Basement
Docs Enclosed - Flat Map locked shelves in the South Basement
Docs Maps 1st Floor South in the cases in the middle of the room
Docs Maps/Folded S. Basement last row of west aisle just before locked shelves
2nd Floor Maps Oversize in wooden case on west side by stairs to 3rd floor


Government Information in the 21st Century

A continuing education program to train reference and public services librarians and library workers in the use of government information.

The Government Information in the 21st Century Program is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional support is provided by the University of Colorado at Boulder as well as Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records; New Mexico State Library; Wyoming State Library; and University of Utah.

Other FDLP Collections

In town:

Both libraries select 25% of the publications available. UCCS holds the only ERIC microfiche collection in the area. The Air Force Academy specializes in military topics. 

In State:

There are other depository libraries in the state.

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