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Federal, Wyoming, and international government information

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Find Printed Government Information

The University of Wyoming's print collection of government documents is shelved in Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) classification and is housed in the Library Annex. SuDoc call numbers are arranged by the agency that produced the publication, not by subject. For example the SuDoc number for the 1997 U.S. Industrial Outlook is C61.34:997

C 61. 34: 997

Commerce Department

(issuing agency)

International Trade Administration

(subordinate office or bureau)


(designates title)


(date of publication)

For a more detailed explanation and addtional examples see the Federal Depository Library Program's Superintendent of Documents Classification Scheme.