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Government Information

Federal and and state of Ohio government documents as well as documents from international organizations

Start by Searching for the Subject or Title in the Catalogs

A good place to start is to search for the topic in these catalogs.

  • ALICE Catalog
    Start by searching this catalog to see if OU owns government publications on your topic or if the library has cataloged relevant government Internet sites. All Ohio government documents in the OU collection have been cataloged.
  • OhioLINK Central Catalog
    If OU doesn't own documents on your topic, try the OhioLINK Central Catalog. It contains the holdings of the libraries at more than 80 colleges and universities throughout Ohio, many of which have government documents collections.
  • WorldCat
    WorldCat is a database of the holdings of many libraries throughout North American and other countries. If you identify a document you want to borrow, you can use your Illiad account to request it.

Ohio Government Internet Sites

Ohio Legislative Information

  • Ohio Capitol Connection
    This Ohio legislative and governmental information service includes the full text of bills, the administrative code and revised code, and proprietary information about Ohio legislation. It is usually the first place to go for information about current Ohio legislation.

    This database is available to Ohio University researchers.