Beginning Monday, May 13, 2024, all three floors of the library’s westside, including access to the Main, Music and Federal Government Documents collections, will be closed the entire summer 2024. The library’s westside will undergo a significant HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system maintenance project to enhance the overall infrastructure of the library.

During this closure, all physical materials, including the Federal Government Documents Collection, MUST BE requested online for retrieval and pick up. Visit the FAQ at for directions on requesting materials from the closed section. Hold requests are available for pick up Monday through Friday. If you require physical access to a Federal Depository you may visit one of the following depositories locally:

Dallas Baptist University (0594A)
Dallas Public Library System (0594)
Southern Methodist University (0600)
University of North Texas (0608A)
University of Texas at Arlington (0607B)
University of Texas, Dallas (0594B)

If you require Government Document research assistance you may contact our Federal Depository Coordinator, Beth Callahan, at 817/257-7669 or The library’s eastside will remain open for our regular hours of operation throughout the project and services and resources are still available. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Virtual Shelf Browser

Using the Virtual Browser

Below is a list of the Departments and Agencies featured in our collection. The letter(s) at the beginning of the SuDoc number indicate which Department/Agency produced a grouping of documents.

If you click on a particular letter you’ll then be shown a list of all the documents created by that Department or Agency by topic.

Once you’ve chosen a specific topic of interest click on the SuDoc stem. You’ll be taken to the TCU catalog where it will list all the documents we have in our collection with that SuDoc stem.

For more detailed information on the SuDoc classification system go to the Core Documents research guide.


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
Beth Callahan
Senior Library Specialist
Phone: 817.257.7669
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