Federal Documents

Depository Program

As a Federal Depository Library, the WSL manages over 26,000 federal documents including maps and items stored on microfiche. The print collection contains federal legislation, regulations, Congressional bills, census data, topographic maps, military history, and more.

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Federal Library Consortium

The WSL is one of seven member libraries of the Wyoming Federal Library Consortium. The main purpose of the consortium is to ensure all Wyoming residents have access to federal government information.

Federal Depository Libraries in Wyoming (listed below) have organized to provide better access to government information through cooperative collection development and bibliographic access through the WYLD and UW Libraries systems.

Campbell County Public Library

Director: John Jackson
Status Granted: 1980
Selection Rate: 7%

2101 4-J Road
Gillette, WY 82718-5205
(307) 682-3223
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Northwest College - Hinckley Library

Director: Becky Voss
Status Granted: 1967
Selection Rate: 29.55%

231 West Sixth Street
Powell, WY 82435
(307) 754-6207
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UW Coe Library

Director: Cassandra Kvenild (Interim Dean of Libraries)
Status Granted: 1907
Selection Rate: 81.22%

13th & Ivinson
P.O. Box 3334
Laramie, WY 82071-3334
(307) 766-3279
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UW George W. Hopper Law Library

Director: Tawnya Plumb
Status Granted: 1978
Selection Rate: 7.14%

P.O. Box 3035
University Station
Laramie, WY 82071-3035
(307) 766-2210
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Western Wyoming Community College

Director: Chris Murray
Status Granted: 1969
Selection Rate: 0.88%

2500 College Drive
P.O. Box 428
Rock Springs, WY 82902-0428
(307) 382-1700
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Wyoming State Law Library

Director: Matt Swift
Status Granted: 1977
Selection Rate: 2.33%

Supreme Court/State Library Bldg
2301 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0060
(307) 777-7509
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Wyoming State Library

Director: Abby Beaver (Interim State Librarian)
Status Granted: 1871
Selection Rate: 2.33%

2800 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0060
(307) 777-6333
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Digital Access

Federal Documents can be found by searching WYLDCat, GoWYLD, UW’s Library Catalog, Wyoming State Publications and GovInfo.

Note: GovInfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

WYLD Catalog (WYLDcat)

GoWYLD Resources

Wyoming State Publications

UW's Catalog

Access GovInfo

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State Library Cards

To receive special access and privileges, Wyoming state government employees can apply for a State Library card by phone, email, mail, in person, or by using the online registration form.

Phone: 307-777-6333 | Email: statelibrary@wyo.gov
Address: 2800 Central Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002

After registration users will receive a card with a unique ID number as well as informative literature about the many resources available to patrons.