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Finding Government Documents: Finding Government Documents

FDsys: The Government Printing Office

FDsys provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.  Tip:  Type your keywords into the Search box or click the links for Advanced Search, Retrieve by Citation, or Help.  

You can also browse by Featured Collections.

Thomas: The Library of Congress

Thomas provides up-to-date legislative information from Congress, including live video.

Finding Maine State Government Documents

The Maine State Law and Legislative Library provides access to laws, statutes, court cases, and more.

Search tips

Many government documents are available for free, online.

Use these search engines to locate documents for your research project. If you need help coming up with appropriate keywords, use the Ask Us button at the right and a YCCC Librarian will assist you within 24 business hours.