Glossary of Library Terms
There are currently 2 Terminology in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Government Documents/Government Information
Documents and other information issued by the United States Government, state governments, and foreign governments.Â Government documents may include books and serials.Â The Davidson College Library is a selective federal depository library and receives a large number of publications issued by the federal government.Â The print collection is housed on the ground floor (call numbers Ju-Y and census material)and second floor (call numbers A-J) of the library, and items are arranged by SUDOC, or Superintendent of Documents Number, a special type of call number.Â For more information on government information in the Library, see theÂ Federal Depository Collection page.
An online aid that may include information about research, resources, library or archive holdings, or tutorials.Â Guides are located in theÂ Research Guides.