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Federal government describes programs and activities of the legislative, judicial and executive branches.

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United States Government Information

Public access to government documents is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 U.S.C.).

The John B. Coleman Library serves as a partial Federal Document Depository and holds close to 2,500 government documents, with electronic access to many titles.
Click here to search the Library online catalog. 


Here are some links that should help answer any questions you may have about the voting process, as well as links that will help you become a more educated and informed voter.– Information for young voters.

information on voting related questions – contact:

County Clerk -Debbie Hollan
836 Austin St., Rm. 217
Hempstead, TX. 77445
(979) 826-7643   FAX: (979) 826-7645 – Pulitzer Prize-winning website “examine[s] statements by members of Congress, state legislators, governors, mayors, the president, cabinet secretaries, lobbyists, people who testify before Congress and anyone else who speaks up in American politics.” –  “ Vote-smart is a non-partisan, nonprofit educational organization funded exclusively through individual contributions and philanthropic foundations.” It contains information on public statements, special interest groups, legislative committees, as well as contact information about dozens of political parties. – A project organized by UPenn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center to research and compare “the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.”

Current U.S. Politics

 CBS  |  CNN  |  Washington Post

Key Government Links

U.S. IRS Tax Forms   |    Updated information the U.S. 2010 Census

SUDOC Numbers

•  Agriculture – A
•  Arts – NF
•  Communication – CC
•  Army – D
•  Business – C, L
•  Education – ED
•  Juvenile Justice – J, JU
•  Nursing – HE



Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (


  • Official Portal of Texas (

Scholarly Communication Librarian

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Henry Koshy
College of Engineering, U.S. Government Doc, OER
Prairie View A & M University
J B Coleman Library
Prairie View, Texas 77446
Room 123 B / 127 A

John B. Coleman Library
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 519, MS 1040, Prairie View, Texas 77446
Physical Address: L.W. Minor St. / University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446
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