Availability of Federal Government Resources

Due to the government shutdown, the printing and distribution of publications to Federal Depository Libraries has been suspended. The availability of information online will vary. Congressional materials will continue to be updated on FDsys. Federal Register services on FDsys will be limited to documents that protect life and property. The rest of FDsys will not be updated until funding is restored.

The availability of information on individual agency sites will also vary, with some sites being completely unavailable, some having limited search capability, and some not being updated. If the shutdown continues, an increasing number of resources and information will not be available electronically. Here is a fairly recent inventory of the status of various government websites.

As a reminder, a number of our Subscription Databases also provide access to federal government resources. If you have questions, or require help in accessing federal government information during this time, please contact the Reference staff.