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Presidential Transition Resources  of President Donald J. Trump compiled by Jenny Groome, Reference Librarian at Connecticut State Library.

2017 Presidential Transition of government and non-government resources compiled by Bert Chapman, Purdue Universities Libraries.

President Obama archived White House webpages.

GovInfo (New Beta site) launched by U.S. Government Publishing Office.  It will officially replace FDsys in 2017.

Did You Know? Some Interesting Facts About Digital Media (U.S. Library of Congress, Digital Preservation)

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Government information is available on almost every topic. The University of Mary Washington is a depository for both federal and Virginia government documents. Besides paper, documents are available in a variety of formats -- online, CD-ROMS, microfiche, videos, maps, and discs. Most documents owned by the UMW Libraries can be located using the UMW Libraries' Catalog. Information about UMW depository selection and maintenance is available in the Government Documents Collection Development Policy Federal Depository #0633.

As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), the UMW Libraries are expected to provide free and current access to the FDLP electronic collection and the GPO Access databases. See our Public Access Policy for Government Information. Government resources links provide access to government information by branch of government, agency, and subject. Please ask at the Simpson Library Information Desk if you need assistance or use one of the Search Tools to locate materials.

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