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The federal depository collection at DSC

FDLP

Federal Depository Library Program

Contact us

Barbara Jones, Government Documents Librarian can be reached @ 706-272-2474 or bjones@daltonstate.edu

Rodney Bailey, Government Documents Library Assistant can be reached @ 706-272-4583 (evenings & Sundays) or rbailey@daltonstate.edu

This guide was developed in collaboration with Chris Sharpe of Kennesaw State University.

Government Documents at Dalton State Roberts Library

Location of Documents - 1st Floor - West Wing - Office 103 - 706-272-2474

Government Documents are cataloged in GIL the Library's Catalog. Many of the documents in the catalog have links to their online versions. 

DSC's Government Documents are shelved in three areas.

  • Paper, microfiche, and CD/DVD documents are in the West Wing. Paper and discs are intershelved in the GovDoc stacks, and microfiche are in cabinets by the Government Documents Office.
  • Maps are in map cabinets in the East Wing near the parking lot windows. 

For assistance, ask at the Government Documents Office or the Reference Desk.

DSC Depository

The Derrell C Roberts Library & North Georgia College & State University are selective federal depositories serving the citizens of the 14th Congressional District. The University of Georgia in Athens is Georgia's Regional Depository which receives copies of all documents available through the FDLP.

The Roberts Library Depository has approximately 100,000 publications from many federal government departments and agencies including Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, Interior, Justice, Labor, NASA, President, IRS, and Congress.

Since 1996, the Federal Government has been migrating documents from tangible formats to the Internet, so some documents can only be found on agencies' websites.