The Government Information Center provides free access to United States, California, San Francisco, and Bay Area regional agency government documents, and to materials on public policy, political science, public administration, and the law. It houses Environmental Center and is host to the Patent and Trademark Resource Center program.
Collections and Services Available
The Government Information Center (GIC) is a depository for San Francisco City and County documents through San Francisco Admin. Code § 8.16.
- Annual Reports of City Agencies
- Database of San Francisco Board and Commission Appointments
- Directory of Public Notice pages published by all City Agencies
- San Francisco Ballot Propositions Database
- San Francisco Building Codes
- Posting and Depository
- more guides
California & Regional Government
The Government Information Center (GIC) is a full depository for California State documents distributed through the Library Distribution Act. (California Gov. Code 14900).
San Francisco Public Library was designated a federal depository library in 1889. The Federal Depository Library Program is part of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) under Title 44 of the United States Code. Depository libraries provide free, local access to publications of public interest and educational value from all branches of the Federal government.
- Census Material for Genealogists
- Census Statistics
- United States Citizenship and Immigration Resources
- more guides
The Government Information Center provides materials on public policy, political science, international relations, public administration, and the law.