Government Documents

FDLP SymbolThe library is a Selective Depository for United States government documents. It is also a Selective Depository for California publications distributed by the State Printer. Both depository collections are important sources of legislative history materials such as bills, hearings, reports, and debates.

Hastings is also a member of the San Francisco Bay Area Documents Network (BADnet).


U.S. Government Information on the Internet

The following lists suggests the best sites to find government information available online for federal, state, international and foreign levels of government.

Federal Government

General Information

Legislative and Regulatory Information

Additional Federal Legal Information


State Information

State Government Collections:


California State Information

Additional California Research Resources


Local Government Information

Local Government Law

 San Francisco City/County Government Information


International and Foreign Information


Statistical Resources


Additional Resources