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Government Information Research Guide: Depositories in Montana

Government information tips and resources by subject and type

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The University of Montana has two FDLP libraries on the main campus. The Mike and Maureen Mansfield library was designated as a depository in 1909. The Jameson Law Library became a depository in 2006 and is a wonderful resource for legal information.


The Jameson Law Library is located in the Law School.

Montana FDLP libraries

The Federal Depository Library Program was established by Congress to ensure that the American public has access to its Government’s information. GPO administers the FDLP on behalf of the participating libraries and the public. Information products from the Federal Government are disseminated to these nationwide libraries that, in turn, ensure the American public has free access to the materials, both in print and online. You can access print and electronic federal goverment  materials at the following locations or through interlibrary loan.

Montna State Library

The State Library collects 13% of the material available to depository libraries. The State Library specializes in materials relating to natural resources, often from the Department of Agriculture, Interior, Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

For more information on this library click here.