Government Information

Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is a selective depository and one of about 1,140 federal depository libraries throughout the U.S.  The library was designated a Federal Depository Library in 1963, and the Government Documents depository collection serves California's 12th Congressional District. 

Public access to the Federal Depository Library collection is guaranteed by law.

A government document is information issued, published, or financed by a government agency. Gleeson Library|Geschke Center collects government information in many formats: printed paper publications, posters, maps, CDs, DVDs, and online via the Internet. Local, regional, state, federal, international intergovernmental organization, and foreign government documents are cataloged and shelved throughout the library.

You can learn more about the Gleeson Library|Geschke Center Government Information Collection by visiting our online guide, About the Collection.

To find additional Federal Depository Libraries in the Bay Area, please consult the Federal Depository Library Directory.