This library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents.
Public access to the Government documents is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 U.S.C.).
Search Government Documents at Ellender Library
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
*Access to Government Information is available after department hours. Please see 2nd floor circulation staff for assistance.
Ellender Memorial Library has been a selective depository for Louisiana state government publications since 1960 and a selective depository for the United States Federal Depository Library Program since 1962. The library serves the 6th Congressional District of Louisiana and provides free access to the public.The library has an extensive collection in a wide variety of formats including paper, microform, maps, CDs, kits, and online documents. Government Information covers a broad range of topics such as Agriculture, Business, Education, Health, Science, & Statistics. For more on government information, including how to read a SuDoc number and how to cite a government document, see our tutorial page.
Why Use Government Information?