Government InformationWelcome to Portland State Library Government Information Collections. Our physical collections are located on the fourth floor of Millar Library and include official documents from federal, state, and local sources as well as a variety of atlases and maps. Additional local, state and federally-produced government documents are found throughout the general collection, and links to full-text digital documents available 24/7 online.
Didn’t find what you were looking for?Try these basic search tools, or ask a Portland State librarian for assistance.
You might also try the Government Information Online website.
PSU as Federal Depository LibraryThe Library offers a wealth of information created by Federal agencies such as the Dept. of Commerce, Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, and Dept of Transportation, as well as select Congressional Commissions, Committees, and Boards. These print and microfiche publications are complemented by a growing number of publications available electronically. The depository collection is open to the general public for research.
Department History and ExtentPSU has served as a federal depository library since 1965, a regional depository library from 1973 through October 2008, and now shares regional responsibility with the Oregon State Library, University of Oregon, and Oregon State University. For more information on how Oregon libraries work together to serve the state, see “Federal Depository Program” at OSL. For details of how collection responsibilities are divided, see the Oregon Regional Federal Depository Collection Holdings List Summary – By Library
Regional, State, and Local Government InformationPortland State is part of the Oregon Documents Repository Program and retains relevant materials for its collection both in print and linked online. You can find traditional regional, state and local publications such as pamphlets, books, and technical reports by searching the Library’s online catalog. For more information and research options, see:
- Pacific Northwest State and Local Resources guide maintained by University of Washington Libraries
- Regional, State and Local Resources (part of the Government Information Research Guide)