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Government Information: Find Online Government Information

Welcome to Alkek Library's Government Information unit. This guide was created to assist researchers who might use publications or resources published by the federal or state government.


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Finding Government Information in Search Engines

Simply type along with your topic, like this: jfk assassination

Discover U.S. Government Information

Public Use Computers

The Alkek Library has two public use computers for any patron to use.  These computers can be used to view, download, copy, and print government information. Public patrons may be charged a per page fee for printing or photocopying.

Please see the 2nd floor service desk if you have any technical issues with the computers.


Online Access to Government Information

If you would like assistance accessing online government information, please contact Ask A Librarian service.  We are happy to assist you.

Government Databases/Websites - FREE and OPEN ACCESS

These online resources are available to the public for free and can be found with an Internet search.

TXST Databases - Licensed for Texas State University

Members of the community may use these databases while physically in the Library.