How do I locate Government Information?
- Use the search forms on the Gov Info home page.
- Use our Statistical Guides to browse our recommended sources.
- Ask a staff member at the Information Desk on the first floor or use one of our Here to help! options.
How do I cite Government Information?
Brief Guide to Citing Government Information from the University of Memphis
Citing Government Publications (General Guidelines) from the University of North Textas
DocsCite - a fill-in form that generates a citation in APA or MLA format
Find help for a variety of documents with examples of the different style guides:
- Brief Examples for MLA, APA, and Chicago Comparasion Chart from the Purdue Online Writing Lab
- Citation Tools
- Citation Style Guides
How do I request a document?
Contact us using one of the Here to help! options and a staff member will help locate your document.
How do I read a SuDoc number?
Government Information is classified using the Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) system. You can read more about SuDocs here, or just ask a staffer in the Government Information department to help you find something on the shelf. Since many documents are only a few pages, finding something on the shelf can be difficult.