About Government Publications
WHAT IS GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS?
Government Publications at the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records collects, preserves and provides access to federal, state and local
government publications through the following programs and special collections.
Access these collections through the CLAN
DISTRIBUTION CENTER -- The State Publications Distribution
Center, created by Nevada statute in 1971, collects all Nevada state, county and
municipal government publications intended for the public and distributes them
to designated depository libraries within the state, which in turn keep state
and local government publications accessible for use and provide assistance
without charge to library users. State agencies fulfill the Nevada state
mandate by submitting publications in all formats to the Center,
located in the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records.
FEDERAL PUBLICATIONS -- The Federal Publications
Program is a selective depository of the Federal Depository Library Program
(FDLP), receiving approximately 2% of available federal publications. The
majority of these items are available to check out. Due to budget constraints we
reduced our item selection rate from over 50% to less than 2% in 2008. Since
1895, the FDLP has been administered by the Government Printing
CALIFORNIA STATE PUBLICATIONS
- Through gifts we receive many documents produced by
California state agencies.
STATEMENTS FOR NEVADA - Many of the thousands of environmental statements
pertaining to Nevada and produced by federal agencies are donated to the Nevada
State Library. Most of these are accessible through the CLAN
WASTE STORAGE PUBLICATIONS - The collection of Nuclear Waste Storage
publications is available through donations from the United States Department of
Energy and other agencies. Access many of them through the CLAN
online catalog. Additional reports are found in Technical
Reports Regarding Yucca Mountain and the Nevada Test Site available at the
Nevada State Library and Archives. For help with the collection,
DEPT. OF ENERGY NORTHERN NEVADA FFACO PUBLIC READING ROOM -- As
directed by the Federal Facilities Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO),
documents submitted by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security
Administration Nevada Site Office Environmental Management Program to the State
of Nevada for approval are available to the general public for review and
comments. Contact government
publications staff for details.