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Government Documents               


The UAS Ketchikan Campus Library is a selective depository of federal government documents. These publications of the U.S. government are excellent sources of statistical information and authoritative studies on many subjects. Departments, agencies, museums and offices of the federal government publish reports, texts of hearings or proceedings, statistics, periodicals, handbooks and bibliographies.

The UAS Ketchikan Campus Library collects approximately 4% of all U.S. federal government documents published, with an emphasis on materials published by the departments of Agriculture, Education, and Labor and documents relating to the State of Alaska. These government documents can be found through the First City Libraries Catalog.

Federal Government Web Sites


The Federal Depository Library Program site links to online versions of essential government documents, many of which are also available in paper format at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. Some of the government documents included are Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids, Budget of the United States Government, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupation Outlook Handbook, Statistical Abstract of the United States, and more.

usagov provides official information and services about the U.S. government.  This site replaces FirstGov and makes it easy for the US public to find federal government information and services on the Web.

American Factfinder

American Factfinder is your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data. Information from Census 2000 is also included.

THOMAS Legislative Information from the Library of Congress

Homeland Security Digital Library which describes itself as "the nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management".

Alaska Government Web Sites           


From the State of Alaska website for residents, you can file your Permanent Fund Dividend application, register your car, apply for a business license, check for available state cabins, and even find a job with the state of Alaska.

Learn about all aspects of the Alaska Legislature from this site.

Alaska Bills and Laws answers important questions about what your legislator is doing, what laws are being considered, when the next committee meeting is scheduled, and much more.

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The Alaska Statewide Library Electronic Doorway, SLED - Government and Law, provides links to State, Federal, International, and Local Alaskan government information sources.


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