Federal Depository Library Program

Federal Depository Library ProgramThis library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)



Loudoun County Public Library is pleased to offer digital access to the FDLP's Basic Collection of Core U.S. Government Resources. The collection highlights "vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of the Federal Government."

American FactFinder 
A source for population, economic, housing, and geographic information and data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas.

Assistance Listings
Provides detailed, public descriptions of Federal assistance listings available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi- public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups, and individuals.

Ben's Guide to the U.S. GovernmentBen's Guide to the U.S. Government
Presents educational content geared toward children on the workings of the U.S. Government and U.S. history, with a focus on civics.

Budget of the United States Government
Contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications issued throughout the fiscal year.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
A search tool for publications from all three branches of the U.S. government. Updated daily, it contains descriptive records for current and historical publications and provides direct links to those online.

Code Of Federal Regulations
The annual edition of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by departments and agencies of the U.S. Government.

Compilation Of Presidential Documents
The official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary.

Congressional Directory
Includes biographical and directory information about members of the House and Senate, committee memberships, terms of service, and related content.

Congressional Record
The official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session.

The Constitution of The United States Of America: Analysis And Interpretation
Also known as the Constitution Annotated, includes the U.S. Constitution and analysis and interpretation, with in-text annotations of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.

Economic Indicators
Published monthly by the Council of Economic Advisors for the Joint Economic Committee, provides economic information on GDP, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics.

Economic Report of The President To The Congress
An annual report from the President, providing on overview of economic progress, with extensive data appendices.

Federal Register
The daily publication of the rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, along with executive orders.

govinfo
A database providing authenticated access to official publications from all three branches of the U.S. Government.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
A resource for occupational and career information, providing profiles on a majority of jobs in the United States. Profiles describe the work environment, education and training needed, a ten year outlook, and median pay for workers.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
The official publication of the President's addresses, writings and remarks.

Social Security Handbook
An easy-to-understand resource for the most common questions about Social Security..

United States Code
The codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States, divided by broad subjects into 53 titles.

The United States Government Manual
The official handbook of the U.S. Government, providing information on the agencies from all three branches, quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates, boards, commissions, and committees.

United States Reports
Contains the final version of the opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States.

United States Statutes At Large
Contains the permanent laws enacted during each session of Congress.