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Government Information: Home

A short tutorial on finding state and federal information.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

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Finding Government Information

Click on the following links to learn more about each subject:

Documents in the Library

On the Web

How to Contact Your Elected Officials (opens another guide)

Tax Information (opens another guide)

Federal Government

Arkansas Government

Consumer Information (opens another guide)

Additional Resources


 
Government Documents Staff

Dominique Hallett
Government Documents Librarian
dhallett@astate.edu
(870) 972-2962
Room 227
Bill (William) Sabin, Jr.
Library Support Assistant
wsabinjr@astate.edu
(870) 972-2118
Room 219
     

DID YOU KNOW?

The Astate Library was designated a federal depository library in 1913, and it is believed that Representative Thaddeus H. Caraway, Congressman from Jonesboro, was responsible for securing depository library status for Astate. The Dean B. Ellis Library is one of 1,270 federal depository libraries throughout America that provide free access to the information resources of the federal government, and one of 13 federal depository libraries in the state of Arkansas. The Library's collection contains more than 100,000 U.S. government publications, in print, microform, and electronic formats.

Interesting facts

January 3, 1863: Emancipation Proclamation 

January 22, 1975: Landsat 2 launched 

January 25, 1860: birthday of Charles Curtis, the first Native American vice president

January 28, 1986: Challenger space shuttle disaster

Holidays, Special Days, and Observances

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

National Handwriting Day (January 23, John Hancock's birthday)