GPO’s Federal Digital System – Free Online Access

FedDigWant to read the actual text of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?”  Need a transcript of the President’s “State of the Union” address?  Researching Watergate, and want to read the transcripts of President Nixon’s grand jury testimony?

These documents, and so much more, can be found through the U.S. Government Printing Offices, free, online site: GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches (House, Senate & President) of the Federal Government.

Through FDsys, you are able to:

  • Search for documents and publications:
    FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need.
  • Browse for documents and publications:
    FDsys offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.
  • Access metadata about documents and publications:
    FDsys provides information about Government publications in standard XML formats.
  • Download documents and publications in multiple renditions or file formats:
    With FDsys, users can download a single file or download content and metadata packaged together in a compressed file.
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