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Government Documents at the Library

Federal Depository Library Program logoThe Michael Schwartz Library will be closed to the general public until further notice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Building access for current students, faculty, and staff will resume Tuesday, Jan 19th. 

While the library is closed, we encourage you to access government information online through our catalog: www. or through this research guide. You may also reach the government documents depository coordinator at 216-687-2485.

The Michael Schwartz Library is a selective depository for U.S. and Ohio government documents. At the Michael Schwartz Library, all documents are integrated into the regular collection. Documents cataloged as periodicals are shelved with periodicals and those cataloged as books are shelved with the books. In addition, a large number of government documents are now available online.

For e-mail reference questions about government information, contact Hannah Pearson at For assistance in locating a government document, questions about government documents, or researching them in the Michael Schwartz Library, please contact or visit the Library's Reference Center.

Due to the building closure, borrowing print materials from the library or the Northeast Ohio Regional Library Depository is not possible at this time. Please contact the government documents depository coordinator for alternatives.