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Congressional Research: Overview

A guide to locating print and online materials from the United States Congress.

Access to Federal Depository Materials

Please visit for up-to-date information on the operating status of the libraries. As of 3/21, all Rutgers libraries are closed in accordance with the Administrative Order issued by Governor Murphy. Physical items in the depository collections are not accessible.

Access to online government information continues to be available as usual through the website and research guides. Assistance is available via chat, email, or by contacting a subject librarian directly.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and we will provide full access again as soon as is reasonably possible. Contact information for nearby depository libraries can be found in the Federal Depository Library Directory.



Rutgers Libraries' government publications collections make available a wealth of Congressional materials, many of which are also available digitally and which date back to the 1789 Annals of Congress. Others are in paper format, microfilm, microfiche, or microprint. Most are located at Alexander Library.

This guide is an effort to simplify your search for materials by providing links and indicating formats and locations at Alexander Library. Federal documents located at Alexander Library are fully recorded in QuickSearch only from August 2002 forward. For material at other Rutgers libraries, use QuickSearch or inquire at the library.

Government Resources &
Information Services Librarian

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Stephanie Bartz
Archibald S. Alexander Library
Rutgers, The State University
169 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163

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