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U.S. Federal Government Information: A Basic Guide: Historical Publications Online

Google Books & Hathi Trust

Many historical US government publications are available through Google Books or the Hathi Trust. Some may only be available in snippet form.

HathiTrust allows download of complete PDFs of public-domain publications for MSU affiliates logged in with their MSU NetID.

Google Book Search

Films from the Federal Government

FedFlix: The best movies of the United States Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors.

Historical U.S. Government Publications Online

This is a selected list of sites for historical U.S. government publications. Many more exist. Please consult subject-specific research guides or Jon Harrison for further assistance.

Search tools for online historical publications

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