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Government Documents

Chester Fritz Library resources for government research

Math & Sciences

The National Science Foundation provides a wealth of material, both online and in print. Search "chemistry" and limit by government documents collections for additional materials.

Alluvial Fan from NASA's book Earth As Art

The National Science Foundation (NS) and Department of Interior (I) offer a wide range of materials, including:

Algerian Desert from the NASA e-book Earth As Art

As Life Sciences encompasses a number of fields, a wide range of government agencies offer publications in this area. For example:

Lena River Delta from NASA's book Earth As Art

Most government document resources for this subject are either from the National Science Foundation or Department of Education. For example:

Fibonacci sequence in a shell, Creative Commons license Kevin Walsh

The National Science Foundation and National Aeronautics and Space Administration fund research in this area. Besides their websites, see the library catalog for more resources.

The Dynamic Sun, NASA,
  • National Science Foundation, Physics Discoveries
  • NASA Science, Astrophysics
  • Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics, NAS 1.83:2003-10-581-GSFC
  • The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space, NAS 1.83:NP-2009-1-066-GSFC


Find additional materials by browsing NAS in the government documents section on the first floor or searching for "National Aeronautics and Space Administration" from the library's home page.

Veil Nebula, Hubble, NASA