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U.S. Government Information: Home

Guide to information resources by and about the federal government.

Getting Started

Please note that resources tagged with a blue lock symbol are available remotely only to UC San Diego affiliates. Anyone may access these resources using library computers, though.

Links go the UCSD Library catalog, which provides call number and location information for these print resources. See the online Catalog of U.S. Government Publications for titles published primarily 1976- .

Research Help

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A new page with links to information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available under the "by subject" tab on this guide.

You can also get there directly by going to

Citizen Science Projects

Are you looking for something to fill some hours while social distancing? Would you like to help make research more accessible to the public?

If so, there are lots of citizen science projects you can do online. Check out some of the options on our new Citizen Science page, also linked under the Subject tab above.

Open Access for Federally-Funded Research