About Government Information
Government Information Research

Where to Begin

Harvest (http://harvest.lib.ucdavis.edu/)
Melvyl (http://ucdavis.worldcat.org)
Most government documents and maps can be located through the Harvest UC Davis Library Catalog or the Melvyl Online Catalog. Important: some older documents or specialized resources are not listed in the Library's catalogs; please ask for assistance in locating and using government information whenever you have questions.
Ask For Help
Please visit the Humanities/Social Sciences & Government Information Services or Biological Agricultural Sciences reference desk or contact one of the government information specialists for assistance with your reference questions.
Databases
Specialized government information databases and indexes provide access to many government documents and their contents. Please contact us for assistance in locating citations.
Quick Subject Guide
Short lists of sources on frequently requested information by subject.
Tax Forms
Links to federal and state tax forms and publications.
USA.gov (http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference_Shelf.shtml)
U.S. Government's Web portal for government transactions, services and information.
InfoMine (http://infomine.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/search?govpub)
A virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level.
Connect from Off Campus
How to set up your computer and configure your browser in order to use the licensed subscription databases from off campus.
University Library Research Tools
Links to Library Research tools including Catalogs, Subject Guides, Databases, A-Z Journal lists, and Online Reference Shelf.
University Library Guides and Tutorials
Getting Started with the Harvest Catalog, Melvyl UC Catalog, UC e-links, bibliographic management programs, and more.