Catalogs and Digital Repositories

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on “Advanced Search” for more options.

FDsys (GPO’s Federal Digital System)

FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.


Statewide virtual library, including catalogs of academic, public, and special libraries.


Union catalog for libraries of MNSCU schools (state universities, community colleges, technical colleges)

Bemidji State University Library Catalog

Search by selecting either “U.S. Government Publications Collection,”  “U.S. Government E-Resources” or “Minnesota Govt Publications” as the “Library to Search.”

Minnesota State Law Library

The Library is one of state’s principal legal resource centers serving the judiciary and all branches of state and local government; the legal profession; other law, public and academic libraries; and the general public.

Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Minnesota Legislative Reference Library Catalog   Watch for MINN. DOC. NO. [YR]-[4-digit number] in your search results.  These should be available in the A. C. Clark Library’s Minnesota Documents Microfiche Collection on the Library’s 3rd Floor, but also may be accessed through an electronic link in the catalog.

Minnesota EDocs

This interface searches a subset of the Legislative Reference Library catalog which consists of Minnesota state documents that are online in an electronic format. All state documents since 2004 have been made available electronically through this interface.

Another source for searching Minnesota government publications is the Bemidji State University Library Catalog. Search by selecting either “Minnesota Govt Publications” as the “Library to Search.”