""Montana State University Billings is a
Federal Depository Library


Most documents are located on the Second Floor

2019 Tax Forms

Government Information Resources

Where to Search

  • The Library Catalog Title and subject searchable catalog of Government Documents available in the library.  When available, links are provided to the documents' online fulltext version.

  • USA.Gov Official website for searching the U.S. Government.

  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications  Index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.  When available, links are provided to the documents' online fulltext version.

  • GPO Catalog of Publications Index with citations to U.S. government publications.  There are numerous publications about government policy, health, statistics, business, economics, education, and environmental topics.

  • Public and Private Laws

Federal Government

General | Legislative | Judicial | | Executive | Agencies

General Information

  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications  Index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.  When available, links are provided to the documents' online fulltext version.

  • USA.Gov  Official website for searching the United States Government.


  • FDSys Searchable fulltext database of Congressional bills, reports, debates, and public laws.  Also contains Supreme Court decisions, the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and selected agency reports.

  • Thomas Searchable fulltext database of recent Congressional publications, historical U.S. government documents, and information on the legislative process/committees.

  • Treaties in Force  A List of the Treaties and other international agreements of the United States in force.  (U.S. State Department).

  • U.S. House of Representatives

  • U.S. Senate

  • Congress.Org  Member directory, current legislation and issues.

  • Roll Call Online: The Newspaper of Capitol Hill Since 1955  Political news, insiders view of Washington.



  • The White House  Issues, news, speeches, and press releases concerning the President of the United States.

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues, news, press releases, and publications from the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Federal Register"Official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents."

  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)  "Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.".

Federal Agencies

State/Local Government

General | Montana | Billings


  • State and Local Government Information  General information on state and local government issues, state maps, and individual state Internet links.  (From: Library of Congress).

  • FindLaw  Legal material, directories, and court information for each state.



  • City of Billings Official Billings website.  Links to government agencies, courts, community phone numbers, employment, and tourism.

  • City of Billings Code Codification of Billings City ordinances..  

  • Yellowstone County Official Yellowstone County website.  Links to government agencies, County Clerk, tax information, and news.

  • Lockwood Solvent Site Documents The MSU Billings Library is an official repository for the Lockwood Solvent Ground Water Plume Site documents distributed by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.


  • Foreign Governments  Links to official foreign governments' websites.  (From: Northwestern University).

  • International Governmental Organizations  Links to official international governmental organizations' websites.  (From: Northwestern University).

  • United Nations Information on Member States, bodies, policies, human rights, and international law.

  • U.S. State Department  United States foreign policy and State Department Publications.

  • Country Studies  "Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries." (Library of Congress: Federal Research Division).

  • LexisNexis Click on Reference to find< Country profiles,< concise facts & statistics about countries.

  • World Factbook  Country profiles, maps, and flags.  (CIA).


United States | International | Montana

United States


  • InfoNation  Customizable reports and statistical data for countries of the world. (United Nations).

  • LexisNexis Click on Reference to find Country profiles,concise facts & statistics about countries.

  • World Factbook Country profiles, maps, and flags.  (CIA).

  • Handbook of International Economic Statistics (CIA).

  • OECD Education Database  "Internationally comparable data on key education variables such as enrollment, expenditures, personnel, and graduates."  (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development).

  • UNICEF Statistics Economic and social statistics on the countries and territories of the world, with particular reference to children’s well-being and AIDS.