Skip to Main Content
For the most current information on the status of Libraries operations, services and policies visit UW Libraries Operations Updates. Online resources and support are available 24/7
The Government Publications guide provides access to publications and data produced by governmental and inter-governmental agencies at the international, national, state and local levels. Access points to different types of government documents are featured on the tabs to the left.
Federal Depository Library Program
The University of Washington Libraries is a depository for publications from the United States federal government.
Tumblr: Gov Pubs Finds
Every day the University of Washington Libraries spotlights a unique, rare, and often humorous government document from the print collection on the Tumblr page Gov Pubs Finds
. Check back in each day for a new government document.
Out-Ostriching the Ostrich (1920)
Found in our executive branch microfiche collection, this 1920 social hygiene pamphlet provides tips for preventing venereal disease. The pamphlet is named after the ostrich because, like the ostrich, man “seeks to-day to avoid certain of his enemies” by sticking his head in the sand and ignoring the problem (STDs).
Hanford Materials: Library Exhibit
Digital rendition of a UW Libraries exhibit (2017), plus additional suggested materials from the Government Publications, Maps, Microforms & Newspapers collections.
Political Science and Public Policy Librarian