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The W. Frank Steely Library is a congressionally designated depository for US Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United states Code).

Steely collects all documents from three federal agencies—the American Folklife Center, the US Copyright Office, and the Small Business Administration.


American Folklife Center

A rich collection of historical pictorial, audio, and visual primary resources on American folklife.

U.S. Copyright Office

A comprehensive set of historical Copyright Catalogue indexes and copyright publications that include copyright history and law.

Small Business Administration

A collection of historical reports, guides, best practices, state profiles, statistics, and other resources for small businesses.


The Government Documents Librarian provides personalized assistance to help you with your research needs.


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