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Government Publications

Government Publications

The government information collection includes all kinds and formats of government publications, such as maps, videos, books and even a few games. 

The Government Publications collection of Courtright Memorial library was established in 1967 as a partial U.S. Federal Depository Library. The Federal Depository Library Program was established to provide free public access to information produced by the Federal Government. Most of the federal government documents received through this program are located in the documents collection on the 2nd floor of the library. Some documents are added to the periodicals collection, and others to the reference collection. We currently select 14% of all documents available to depository libraries.

Our government document collection is only partially cataloged and listed in our Catalog OPAL. If you are looking for older material, you would need to go to the collection on the second floor and browse.

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Otterbein University
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Westerville OH 43081