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DCCL Orientation

This guide is for students in the DCCL program at Ferris State University. It is particuarly useful for new students in the program.

What are government documents?

All levels of government - international, federal, state, and local - produce a large range of documents, policy and research reports, and statistics. In fact, the federal government is the largest collector of statistics in the country.

Government Documents at FLITE

Most government documents are now distributed on the Internet. Some, especially older government documents are available in print. FLITE has a government documents collection since 2001. Most of FLITE's print government Documents are housed on the Lower Level of the library.

One of the best ways to find government documents and agency reports is to use:

Demographics Now