From exploring outer space, to developing the technology that would become the World Wide Web, to upholding and maintaining standards for the fuel we put into our cars and our bodies, and to helping creators protect their creations, science and technology have long been part of the government's purview. This guide is intended to help researchers uncover data, statistics, congressional hearings, reports, conference proceedings, and many sources besides to bring government information into their scholarship, and provide citizens with access to some of the many free science and technology resources the government makes available.
The Government Information Library is a regional library of the Federal Depository Library Program as well as a depository of Colorado state, United Nations, and European Union information. It consists of over five million items from the United States government, Colorado and other state governments, foreign governments, and international governmental organizations like the UN. As a federal depository, the Library also offers assistance and its collections to members of the public. This includes providing public computers for unrestricted access to government information on the Internet.
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A Delta 144 from the National Archives series Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, 1982-2007 vehicle carrying the /European Space Agency International Sun-Earth Explorer (ISEE) 3 satellite lifts off from the pad