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Federal and State Documents

Government Information Services

The Government Information Services section of the State Library contains over 1 million publications, dating from the 1700's to the present.   Most materials from 1976 forward appear in the online catalog. Older holdings can be located in paper indexes and in the Non–Depository Index and Microfiche Sets in the library.

Depository Library Information

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The State 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)

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The State Library also receives and distributes state government publications as mandated by ORC 149.11.

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Preserving Electronic Publications

Archiving electronically published state of Ohio documents