Government Information

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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
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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


Federal Emergency Management Agency (1979- )

FEM 1.1: Report to the President on Comprehensive Emergency Management
FEM 1.1/2: Annual Report, Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEM 1.2: General Publications
FEM 1.8: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FEM 1.8/2: CPG-
FEM 1.8/3: Handbooks H-
FEM 1.10: National Defense Executive Reserve, Annual Report to the President 1979-
FEM 1.11: Leaflet L-
FEM 1.12: Stockpile Report to the Congress
FEM 1.19: National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program, A Report to Congress
FEM 1.25: Contingency Plans
FEM 1.26: Recovery Times
FEM 1.27: Electronic Products

United States Fire Administration (1979- )

FEM 1.102: General Publications
FEM 1.108: Handbooks, Manuals, Guides
FEM 1.115: Technical Report Series
FEM 1.116: Firefighter Fatalities

Federal Insurance Administration (1979- )

FEM 1.209: Flood Insurance Studies
FEM 1.210/ Community Status Book


Beth Callahan
Beth Callahan
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