FDsys - GPO's Federal Digital System

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FDsys, formerly GPO Access, is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993. 

The collection includes publications from Congress and Federal agencies that are submitted to GPO in digital form, gathered from Federal Government Web sites, and created by scanning previously printed publications. 

Some of the materials included are:

  • Budget of the United States Government
  • Code of Federal Regulations and List of CFR Sections Affected
  • Congressional Bills and Public and Private Laws
  • Congressional Committee Prints and Hearings
  • Congressional Documents and Reports (Serial Set)
  • Congressional Hearings
  • Congressional Record
  • Economic Indicators
  • Economic Report of the President
  • Federal Register
  • GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions
  • Journal of the House of Representatives
  • Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
  • United States Code
  • United States Government Manual

For a complete list, use the Browse Government Publications option at the site.


Help is provided through a link at the top of every page.

Dates covered

Varies for each title.

Updating frequency

Updated continuously.


Federal government publications. See: list of current collections

Type of coverage


Print counterpart or
related resources

Some titles may be available in print, microfiche, or other format and may be found through a search of the . For assistance in locating print and microfiche versions of titles not included in the , contact the reference desk.

Producer/content provider

Content is provided by the congressional, executive, and judicial branches of the United States government.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

U.S. Government Printing Office

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