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United States Government Documents & Publications

A guide to locating U.S. government documents at the NYU School of Law Library and on the internet.


The NYU School of Law 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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U.S. Depository Visitor Policy

Visitors to the Government Documents Collection (FDLP)

  • You may request an appointment by reaching out via email:
  • Appointments are generally available between 8AM and 3PM, Tuesday through Friday.
  • Please reach out to us to schedule an appointment at least 2 weeks in advance of your visit.
  • Please consult the library catalog to ensure that the documents you are interested in viewing are housed on-site in the Law Library.
  • Be sure to bring a valid government-issued photo ID on the day of your confirmed visit.

Access for members of the public are governed by NYU University policies.