Government documents

 Since 1979, the Marion Public Library has served as a depository for Federal, State, and Local government publications. As a depository, we provide free public access to a vast array of informational resources from many government agencies through the Federal Depository Library Program under the services of the Government Printing Office. The State Library of Ohio supports the state’s government agencies by distributing documents to public and academic libraries. Local government information includes ordinances, zoning, and environmental issues.

The resources may be found in print, or Web-based. Tangible government documents can be checked out from the library with the exception of those specifically designated as “Reference”. Many of the documents are located in storage, while others are in the circulating non-fiction collection. Online sources for government documents may be reached via www.gpo.gov/fdsys or www.usa.gov. Individual agencies and departments usually have direct web addresses as well. (Example: www.irs.gov, www.ssa.gov, www.epa.gov, etc.). State agencies and offices are also accessible on the Web through www.ohio.gov. or through individual department websites (www.ohiodnr.gov, www.agri.ohio.gov, www.unemployment.ohio.gov, etc.). 

In accordance with Federal Depository regulations, mediated access is available for underage patrons who wish to use depository resources.

 

Items from the Basic Collection of the Federal Depository Library Program are available through the links below.

American FactFinder

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

Budget of the United States Government

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Census of Population and Housing: Population & Housing Unit Counts (all states - U.S. Summary and Puerto Rico) (Series PHC-3)

Census of Population and Housing: Summary Population & Housing Characteristics (all states - U.S. Summary and Puerto Rico) (Series PHC-1)

Census of Population and Housing: Summary Social - Economic - & Housing Characteristics (all states - U.S. Summary and Puerto Rico) (Series PHC-2)

Census of Population and Housing: Social - Economic - & Housing Characteristics (Outlying Areas) (Series PHC-4)

Code of Federal Regulations

Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents

Congressional Directory

Congressional Record (daily)

Congressional Record (daily)

Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation

Economic Indicators

Economic Report of the President

Economic Report of the President

FDsys

Federal Register (daily)

Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States - Colonial Times to 1970* - Part 1 [ Print version of the title may not be available at all depository libraries as it was distributed in 1976.]

Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States - Colonial Times to 1970* - Part 2 [ Print version of the title may not be available at all depository libraries as it was distributed in 1976.]

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

Social Security Handbook

United States Statutes at Large

United States Code

United States Government Manual

United States Reports

USA Counties [Copyright restrictions prevent the inclusion of some tables in electronic versions.]

 

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Caledonia, OH 43314
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LaRue, OH 43332
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116 North Main Street
Prospect, OH 43342
740-494-2684

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