Cumulative Subject Index to the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publicationis 1900-1971
MAIN GOV DOCS INDEXES Z 1223 .A 1973x v.1-15
Cumulative Title Index to United States Public Documents 1789-1976
MAIN GOV DOCS INDEXES Z 1223 .Z7L47J83 v.1-16
Index to U.S. Government Periodicals, 1975 - 1987
GOV DOCS REF Z 1233 .Z915
Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, 1895 - 1976
MAIN GOV DOCS INDEXES GP 3.8:
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service), 1915 - 1972
REF Z 7164 .E2P34
With the exception of some periodical titles, federal publications are arranged on the shelf by an alphanumeric system called the Superintendent of Documents Classification Scheme (SuDocs).
Letters stand for the publishing agency, for instance
A for Agriculture
C for Commerce
L for Labor
Pr for President
and so forth
The numbers on the top line of the call number file differently than the Dewey or LC collections. The number following the period is a whole number NOT A DECIMAL.
C 3.9 .nine files before
C 3.44 .forty-four, which files before
C 3.223 .two hundred-twenty-three
The documents collection is housed in several locations depending upon subject and format.
The main paper collection is next to Periodicals (South side, first floor)
The microforms and microfiche are filed in cabinets in the Documents area.
Journals are shelved in the Periodical Collections on the 1st floor of Jerome Library.