Using the Catalog to Search for Books

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Federal Depository Collection and Web Resources UMass Lowell is a depository library of U.S. Government Documents. The collection is housed on the 5th floor of the O'Leary Library on South Campus and consists of paper and microfiche documents.
  1. Search the GPO Catalog or other finding tools on our Government Documents Resources to identify relevant documents.
    • Search by Author, Government Agency, and Keywords
    • Mark and print out the items you want
    • Documents in paper or microfiche are filed by the SuDocs Number on the 5th floor.
  2. Use Government Documents Resources to access full-text Federal Documents on the web.
  3. Use Lexis-Nexis to access Federal and State Legal Documents
    • statutes, regulations, and court decisions with commentary and cross-references
    • pending and past Federal legislation
  4. For economic reports and statistics, use:
  5. For patent information, use:
  6. Use the Digital National Security Archives for full-text declassified national security documents
  7. Use MAGNET to access many Massachusetts state and local documents.
  8. Use the UMASS Library at Amherst for documents from international agencies.