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Mechanical Engineering: Government Information

This guide is designed as a starting point for doing engineering research using Preston Library's resources.

Engineers Use Government Information

  Preston Library @ VMI is a congressional designated depository for U. S. government documents.  Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44, U. S. Code).

Government Publications @ Preston Library

"The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 51 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives...subsequent main editions have been published every six years since 1934. In between editions, annual cumulative supplements are published in order to present the most current information." - GPO

Online Government Publications

Government Websites