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Government Documents at Preston Library
The United States government is responsible for publishing books, journals, brochures, technical reports, and creating websites providing government information in the fields of science and technology.
United States Code, current edition. Ref. KF 62 2012 (multi-volume set)
Online Government Publications
While conducting research scientists have access to the following federal resources:
NIST - Physical Measurement Lababoratory
PMLdevelops and disseminates the national standards of length, mass, force and shock, acceleration, time and frequency, electricity, temperature, humidity, pressure and vacuum, liquid and gas flow, and electromagnetic, optical, microwave, acoustic, ultrasonic, and ionizing radiation. Its activities range from fundamental measurement research through provision of measurement services, standards, and data.
Searche over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. Science.gov is governed by the interagency, Science.gov Alliance.
VMI Research & Instruction Librarian