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Government Documents

A guide to online government documents in politics, education, health etc. Federal and State (Texas)

About This Guide


This guide contains tips and tools for finding government documents, both at UT Dallas and on the web. The Eugene McDermott Library is a Federal Depository for U.S. government publications. These are included in the Library’s online catalog, and many print items are available for check out. 

All government documents and maps are located on the 2nd floor of the library. 

The public access hours for the U.S. Federal Government Documents collection are: 

  • 7 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday,
  • 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday,
  • 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.​​​​​​
  • Overnight access is only available to currently enrolled students.

ID Requirement: In order to ensure a secure environment, all individuals are required to possess a government-issued photo ID for entry into the library. 

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