Richardson Library is the selective repository for Federal Government Documents in Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Morgan became a member of the FDLP in 1940 and has continuously expanded its collection and services to meet the research and teaching needs of the Morgan community. As a member of the FDLP, Richardson Library plays an important role in providing Federal Government information to the public and to the Morgan Community especially. FDLP libraries collaborate on a local and national level to provide informed access to both historical and current Federal Government resources distributed through the FDLP and deposited in libraries across the country.
Morgan State represents a large and diverse community with a broad range of intellectual interests and activities. The department will continue to serve as a partner in preparing new leaders and facilitating innovative research in the new century and beyond.
Find out more about our department below: Facts and Figures, What We Do, Current Projects and Future Plans.
Digitization Projects Registry
Amendment of Item Selections (DSIMS)
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Cataloging Toolbox for U.S. Government Information
Disposal List Instructions (CSL)
FDLP Handbook/Legal Requirements
HathiTrust U.S. Federal Documents Program
Off-Site Storage Best Practices
United States Government Documents Registry
Every day the staff of the Government Documents Department work to help members of the Morgan community and the public navigate and understand the vast quantity of information generated by the U.S. and state and local governments.
Any Day in Gov Docs:
In the last three years the Government Documents Department at Richardson Library has prioritized increasing visibility and accessibility to both the print collection and online resources through partnerships with other departments and faculty who can benefit in research and teaching. Our efforts include: