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Government agency sites designed for children and young adults


Briggs Library is closed. 

Briggs Library will be closed through May 29, 2020 due to covid-19. We will be available during normal working hours to help you online. Use the library's chat service, e-mail or call 605-688-5569 for help. If the closure is extended, this site will be updated.

Trial of ProQuest Congressional Documents

We have a trial of the ProQuest Congressional Documents - a full-text online database of government documents through June 29.

Hilton M. Briggs Library: Government Information


Government Information for Kids

The Federal Depository Library Program: Keeping America Informed

Since 1813, the United States Federal Government has distributed information to the American people through a system of depository libraries. SDSU and the library have been a part of the Federal Depository Library Program since 1889.There are currently over 573,000 federally deposited documents in the Government Documents Collection at Briggs Library. Materials and reference services are available free of charge to all users of government information in accordance with Title 44 of the U.S. Code.

Agencies throughout the Federal Government have created resources specifically designed for children and young adults. Agency kid sites feature educational and interactive information on a wide variety of topics.



General Government Information for Kids

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