Government Information


Chalmer Davee Library is a designated Federal Depository Library.  The library's resource discovery tool, Search@UWlink, contains significant Federal and Wisconsin government information; the Books and Media@UW Libraries scope searches library holdings for all librarieslink in the UW System including UW Madison's Regionallink collection.  

Access to Search@UW is available to all users, but licensed electronic full-text and e-books are accessible off-campus only to UWRF affiliated users.    Users who are not affiliated with UWRF (known in the library as Community Users) may access these materials by coming to the library and using a kiosk or by bringing a wireless enabled devise to campus and connecting to the University's wireless. 

UWRF users can search for materials on specific topics by using specific databases see Government Informationlink.  Many of these databases are restricted by licenses agreements, but  as stated above Community Users may access these resources in the library at a kiosk or by bringing a wireless enabled devise to campus and connecting to the University's wireless.  The Government Printing Officelink offers an array of no-fee databases, see Database A-Zlink.

The print government document collection is available during all hours the library is open.  General research help is available during hours the help desk is staffed and specialized government information reference assistance is available by appointment.

Interlibrary Loan and direct UW Libraries requests are available only to affiliated users. Community Users should contact their local public library for interlibrary loan service.  Printing is available in the library for a charge.

Congressionally Designated Federal Depository Library  

Cooperative Extension USDAlink, Wisconsinlink, Minnesotalink

International Resources

Local Government Information Sources

Wisconsin, Minnesota and local Wisconsin governments
Wisconsin Depository Library

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
Campus Information 715-425-3911