Obtaining a Federal Document

Over the years, increasing numbers of federal documents have become available on the Internet, either through the Government Printing Office website, the various websites of federal agencies or the Library of Congress' Thomas website. If you cannot find what you need online, however, you should be able to obtain it through one of the following resources.

1. House of Representatives Document Room: Provides many congressional documents free of charge. To obtain materials, call (202) 226-5200 or email the Document Room.

2. Government Printing Office: Provides government documents, including information from federal agencies, and many non-congressional materials. Fees applied to each order. To obtain materials, call (202) 512-1800.