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Government Documents and Research: Federal Documents

Guide to Government documents in Osterlin library and online.

FDSys Federal Document Database

Federal Documents:

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The President


  • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Includes regulations promulgated by U.S. federal agenices.  It is published annually.
  • Federal Register
    • Published daily, reporting any actions or notices by Regulatory agencies and updates the Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Constitution Annotated The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation (popularly known as the Constitution Annotated) contains legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution, based primarily on Supreme Court case law. This regularly updated resource is especially useful when researching the constitutional implications of a specific issue or topic.