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2 How to Find a United States Government James E. Shepard Memorial Library North Carolina Central University

3 Books Microfiche CD-ROMs Maps Periodicals

4 Superintendent of Documents classification number. Example: Ju 6.8: 465 Shelved: Left to Right SuDoc Number

5 Example: Occupational Outlook Handbook. SuDoc # - L 2.3/4: L - Issuing Agency - Labor Depart. 2 - Subordinate bureau within the agency – Bureau of Labor Statistics ¾: - Number designating the title Year of publication or coverage

6 Prefix Agency A Agriculture Department C 3. Census Bureau ED Education Department HE Health and Human Service Department J Justice Department Sudoc Classification Number Examples

7 Understanding now how the Sudoc number works, how do I go about finding the document that I want on the shelf?

8 WELCOME TO THE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS DEPARTMENT

9 Personnel Victoria Silver, Librarian Personnel Eric Morris, Library Assistant Workstations 2 computers/printers One-on-one Research Assistance Book Stacks Another Satisfied Customer Online Access Document Locations

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11 The Sudoc Number always reads from Left to Right

12 L(1) 2.(2) ¾:(3) (4) L is listed in terms of alphabetical order 2. is listed in terms of numerical order 3 is listed in terms of numerical order /4: is a sub-component of 3 and is listed in numerical order is listed in chronological order

13 Ex. L 2.3: precedes L.2.3/4: precedes L 2.3/5 (The number behind the decimal is actually a whole number and not a decimal.)

14 Here are some examples of documents shelved in alphabetical and numerical order: C 3.24/8: 34 C 3.25: AF 48 NAS 1.2: 957 NS 1.53: D 48

15 Four Sudoc cards on the left, order number cards on your right. See if you can guess correctly. Click on link to see correct answers:

16 Electronic Resources

17 NCCU CATALOG

18 CATALOG OF U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

19 MARCIVE Web DOCS

20 GPO Access Online Resources: A-Z Resource List

21 OTHER FEDERAL RESOURCES SEARCH ENGINEERS LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis Academic via LexisNexis CQ Researcher

22 Government Documents Home Page, from the Shepard Library webpageShepard Library scroll down to Other Resources and click on Government Information.Other ResourcesGovernment Information

23 Should you need further assistance please contact Mrs. Victoria Silver Gov. Docs. Librarian Room 219 Ph. # (919) Eric Morris Library Assistant Room 236B Ph.# (919) Shepard Library North Carolina Central university

24 You have completed the mini-course on searching for government documents!


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