Government Information Center - 5th Floor

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The Library System will be closed July 4 for Independence Day

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.

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UPDATED: San Francisco Building Codes

Collections and Services Available

San Francisco Government

The Government Information Center (GIC) is a depository for San Francisco City and County  documents through San Francisco Admin. Code § 8.16.

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).

United States Government

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.

Other Guides

The Government Information Center provides materials on public policy, political science, international relations, public administration, and the law.

Contacting Your Legislators (PDF under 1M)

Earthquakes

Elections

Law

Maps

Privacy: Little Brother Pathfinder

Public Policy

Taxes

Upcoming Events

How to reduce water usage during a drought
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

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The Presidio – Start Here!
Through Thursday, September 24, 2015
Main Library, Environmental Center
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