“This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)”
The Central Michigan University Library has been a selective government documents depository library since 1958 and provides access to more than 500,000 publications of the United States government. Our collections consists of print, microform, and online items. These items can be searched and found in the library's search tool, Smart Search.
Government documents may be checked out by any resident of the 4th Congressional District of Michigan (with the exception of reference materials, microform materials, indexes, and periodicals) at the Checkout Desk on the 2nd floor. Copies of government documents not in our collection can be obtained through Documents on Demand.
Our print government documents are accessible during the library's operating hours; online documents are accessible at all times. Free access to these collections is guaranteed by Title 44 of the United States Code and by Michigan Public Act No. 367 of 1976.