Virtual Displays: January 2021 - Government Documents
The Dalton State College Library is a Federal Depository Library. This means we receive government published publications including books, maps, magazines, and microfiche. We also receive 1,000 - 1,500 new electronic titles each month. These publications are from 18 different government departments and agencies including Education, Labor, and Justice. They are available for you to use in research, writing papers, or just to learn more about a topic. Listed below are quick references for getting started.
Please let us know if we can help you utilize our collection of Government Documents.
Patrons can locate government documents housed in the library through GIL the library catalog. Click on GIL-Find image above.
Most government documents can be checked out with the exception of legal books, some statistical sources, magazines, maps, and microfiche. Many of the documents in the catalog have links to their online versions.
FDLP Basic Collection
FDLP LibGuides is a service provided by GPO for depository libraries and the public. Guides are created by LSCM staff on a variety of topics, including those requested by the FDLP community. All guides are available for free use. LSCM staff members review the site and make enhancements to the look and content on a continuous basis. Recent ‘Hot Topics’ guides include African American History and the Civil Rights Movement.
New Electronic Titles
New Electronic Titles Added Every Month
This link New Electronic Titles will take you to the entire archive available from 2005-present.
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) compiles a listing of all new electronic titles available every month.
We will highlight here the most recent 6 months and will include direct links to the months. Once on this page, you can view each one of the new titles 100% electronically from the Internet Access link provided for each title. Here is an example of the type of link you will want to click https://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo140228
Government Documents at Dalton State Roberts Library
Location of Documents - 1st Floor - East Wing - Office 143 - 706-272-2533
DSC's Government Documents are shelved in the East Wing of the library.
- Paper and Discs are intershelved in the GovDoc stacks.
- Microfiche & Maps are in cabinets near the GovDoc Office.
For assistance, ask at the Government Documents Office or at the Reference Desk.
SuDoc Agency Classifications
The first letters of a SuDoc number reflect the department or agency that issues the publication. The issuing agency is considered the author of a document: