FDLP Basic Collection
Publications included in the FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program) Basic Collection are vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of the USA federal government. The Basic Collection serves as a good resource when developing and maintaining a depository collection.
The list of titles constituting the Basic Collection was first developed in 1977 to identify the most basic federal publications for inclusion in depository collections. This list has been periodically updated since then.
The online resources below may not contain historical or more recent editions, which may be available in print in the Cornette Library. Please contact the library's Government Documents Unit if you need additional information.
- Assistance Listings
- Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
- Budget of the United States Government
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
- Compilation of Presidential Documents
- Congressional Record (daily)
- Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation
- Economic Indicators
- Economic Report of the President to Congress
- Explore Census Data (also known as data.census.gov; replaced American Factfinder)
- Federal Register (daily)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
- Official Congressional Directory (Note: This is entitled Congressional Directory in govinfo)
- Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
- Social Security Handbook
- United States Code
- United States Government Manual
- United States Reports
- United States Statutes at Large