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About the Government Document Collection

Welcome to the Great Basin College Library Governement Document Collection. The Government Document Collection contains over 10,000 federal documents that are avaliable to all students.

Borrowing Government Documents

Publications in the Government Document Collection are available for checkout.  Students are allowed to checkout any federal document for a total of 28 days.  Renewals are allowed ONLY if there are no requests placed on the borrowed item(s).

If you are a Distance Education Student and would like to request a government doucment to borrow, please provide all necessary information about the requested film and submit the Interlibrary Loan form for Books/Films.

Helpful Government Websites

American Fact Finder

U.S. Census Bureau. Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Children

Ben's Guide serves as the educational component of GPO Access, GPO's service to provide the official online version of legislative and regulatory information.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The BLS is responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. The BLS collects, analyzes, and disseminates essential economic information to support public and private decision–making. As an independent statistical agency, the BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.


Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.

First Gov Libraries Link

Local, federal, and national libraries; online library databases; grants and benefits for libraries.

Official information and services from the U.S. government Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, it's here on You'll find a rich treasure of online information, services, and resources.

GPO Access Presidential Papers

Provides access to Presidential Papers.

Government Documents Center - UNR

UNR provides links and resources to Government sites.

Federal Digital System

GPO Access provides free public access to full-text, official Federal information; Federal information finding aids; and Federal products for sale.

GPO Access Presidential Papers

Government Printing office provides Presidential writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature.

Library of Congress - Country Studies

The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

Library of Congress - U.S. Legislative Branch

Links to Congressional information from official and non-official sources.

Political Science/Government Information (Vanderbilt University Library)

A guide built by Vanderbilt University Library to provide useful resources on topics relating to political science and government information.

State & County Quick Facts

Search the U.S. Census Bureau by state and county.

State & Federal Constitutions, Statutes, and Codes

Cornell University Law School provided links and resources.

State of Nevada

Homepage for Nevada's government.

Statistical Abstract

Statistical Abstract data present here ranges from our most recent edition to the historical abstracts compiled throughout the decades.

Library of Congress provides. federal legislative information freely available to the public. THOMAS includes the features and content such as Bills, Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Congressional Record, Schedules, Calendars, Committee Information, Presidential Nominations, Treaties and Government Resources

U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics on Population & Housing , Economic, Census of Governments, American Community and survey results in - both Demographic & Economic, and Economic Indicators.

United Nations

Information from the United Nations about Peace & Security, Human Rights and International Law.

U.S. House of Representatives

News, information and links about the House activities.

U.S. Senate

News, information and links about the Senate activities.

U.S. State Department

News, information and links from the State Department.

White House

News, information and links from the White House.

Nevada State Controller's Website

News, information, and links from the Nevada State Controller's Website.

























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Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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