Any book, report, or other publication of the federal government. The Buswell Library has been a selective depository for federal government documents since 1951. This means that the federal government sends us some but not all of the documents it publishe
A publication issued at government expense or published by authority of a governmental body.
Any publication issued at government expense or published under the authority of a governmental body. Included are official papers that record the actions or deliberations of government (such as the Congressional Record), informational publications (like the many statistical compilations of the Bureau of the Census), and reports of research done under government contract.