Government Information

Federal Depository Library ProgramThe Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was established by Congress to ensure that the American public has access to government  information created at taxpayers’ expense.The authority for the FDLP is found in 44 United States Code §§1901‐1616.

UT Libraries was designated a land-grant selective depository library for U.S. Government Documents publications in 1907.The current selection rate is approximately 30 percent of the publications in the List of Classes that are made available to participating depository libraries. UT selections are primarily digital format.

Other Knoxville depositories are:

The regional depository library for the state of Tennessee is located at The University of Memphis.


Research Guides for Government Documents and Information:

Government Information: Federal, State & Local

Consumer Information

State Law, Legislation and Regulations

U.S. Legislation and Regulations

U.S. Presidents

United Nations

Please contact Greg March, Map & Government Information Librarian, for questions or assistance.