Government Information

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Location: Government Stacks, Gearhart Reading Room (Map). Ask for help at the Research Help Desk. (Map)


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Government Information Hours

For exceptions to regular hours, please check the library hours page.

Sunday Closed
Monday 7 am - 3 pm
Tuesday 7 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 7 am - 3 pm
Thursday 7 am - 3 pm
Friday 7 am - 3 pm
Saturday Closed
Visitor Hours

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Sunday 1 pm 5 pm 5 pm
Monday 7 am 7 pm 9 pm
Tuesday 7 am 7 pm 9 pm
Wednesday 7 am 7 pm 9 pm
Thursday 7 am 7 pm 9 pm
Friday 7 am 5 pm 5 pm
Saturday 1 pm 5 pm 5 pm

United States documents

U.S. documents are shelved as a separate collection. They are arranged on the shelves by Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) classification which groups materials by issuing agency. Please visit the Government Information office or the research desk in Library Services if you need assistance locating materials.

The documents stacks are accessible from the first floor, on either side of the alcove on the east side of the Gearhardt Reading Room. The stacks are three floors high on either side and do not have elevator access. Library staff are available to assist with the retrieval of documents.

Texas and European Union documents

The TCU Library has a robust collection of Texas state documents. The Texas State Depository Program ceased in July 2011 and the TCU Texas collection is current through that date. Most Texas publications are indexed in the library online catalog. This collection is located on the second level of the documents stacks, on the north side.

The TCU Library is also a European Union Documentation Centre. EU publications are cataloged in the online catalog and are shelved in the main stacks.

Virtual Shelf Browser


Civil Service Commission (1883-1979)

CS 1.1: Annual Report 1884-
CS 1.2: General Publications
CS 1.6: Instruction and Information for Applicants and for Boards of Examiners
CS 1.7/1: Civil Service Act and rules, retirement and classification acts, statutes, executive orders and regulations
CS 1.7/2: Laws, Rules and Regulations
CS 1.7/4: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
CS 1.29/2: Retirement Reports, Fiscal Year, C.S. Retirement Act, Panama Canal Annuity Act
CS 1.29/3: Report, Civil Service Requirement, Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, Federal Employees Health Benefits, Retired Federal Employees Health Benefits, Fiscal Year
CS 1.48: Pamphlets 1947-
CS 1.54: Personnel Management Series 1951-
CS 1.55/2: Federal Civilian Workforce Statistics
CS 1.58: Personnel Methods Series
CS 1.59: Federal Facts 1956-
CS 1.66: Civil Service Journal 1960-
CS 1.71/7: Personnel Research Reports
CS 1.72/2: Federal Workforce Outlook 1965/68-
CS 1.73: Salary Tables, Executive Branch of the Government
CS 1.93: Employment of Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans in the Federal Government


Beth Callahan
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