Government Documents - Library Services

Library Services

West Chester University

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West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-430-4400
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Government Documents

Contact Information:
Telephone: 610.436.2869
Location: 2nd (Main) floor, F. H. Green Library
Awilda Reyes, Government Documents and Maps Librarian
Regina Braidotti, Government Documents and Maps Technican
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FHG Library is a selective depository for documents from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This means the library does not receive all the publications of the U.S. Government or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The vast majority of the documents available through the library are online or in the Government Documents area. Government documents are published in several formats, including print, electronic and microform.

For more detailed information about this collection, see the Government Documents online guide.


  • The Federal U.S. Government Documents are arranged on the shelves according to the Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) classification system.
  • Pennsylvania State Documents are arranged on the shelves according to the Pennsylvania Documents Classification (Pa. Doc.) System.

Most government documents may be checked out at the Circulation Desk

The Government Documents collection is open for use whenever the library is open. Help is available from Government Documents staff (the Government Documents & Maps Librarian and Technician) from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Help is also available at the Reference Desk from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM during the semester.

Page updated 10-Jan-2014