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Virginia Depository Library Directory

Government Information

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Trillian Hosticka and Angie Taliaferro

This library is a Congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the Government information is guaranteed by public law. 

Alderman Library is the Regional Federal Depository Library for Virginia, and a depository for Virginia, the United Nations, and the European Union.  Government documents can be checked out like other library materials.  Knowledgeable staff are happy to assist you in your research.



See also the FDLP Library Directory

Appalachian School of Law (0630D)
1221 Edgewater Drive
Grundy, Va 24614
Ph: 276-935-6688 (x 1308)
FAX: (276) 935-7138
Rebecca Belcher
Date Designated: 2007

Bridgewater College (0639)
Alexander Mack Memorial Library
Bridgewater VA 22812
Ph: 540-828-5672
FAX: 540-828-5482
Vickie J Einselen
Documents Coordinator
Carin Teets
Date Designated: 1902

College of William and Mary (0631)
Swem Library Government Information Department
PO Box 8794
Williamsburg VA 23187-8794
Ph: 757-221-1940
FAX: 757-221-1394
Richard Mikulski
Instruction & Research Librarian
Date Designated: 1936

College of William and Mary (Law) (0630B)
Marshall-Wythe Law Library
Williamsburg VA23187-8795
Ph: 757-221-3244
FAX: 757-221-3175
Linda Tesar
Head of Technical Services
Date Designated: 1978 

Emory & Henry College (0641)
Kelly Library
Emory VA 24327-0948
Ph: 276-944-6208
FAX: 276-944-4592
 Jane Caldwell
Assistant Director
Jody Hanshew
Documents Librarian
Date Designated: 1884

George Mason University (0641A)
Government Documents Fenwick Library
4400 University Av
Fairfax VA 22030-4444
Ph: 703-993-8268
FAX: 703-993-2263
Lorena Jordan
Policy and Government Librarian, Depository Coordinator
Heather Leadingham
Date Designated: 1960

Hampden-Sydney College (0636)
Bortz Library
Box 7 HSC
Hampden-Sydney VA 23943
Ph: 434-223-6193
FAX: 434-223-6351
Shaunna Hunter
Lynde Roberts
Technical Services Librarian
Date Designated: 1891

Hampton University (0631A)
Harvey Library
130 E Tyler St
Hampton VA 23668
Ph: 757-727-5371
Elizabeth Evans
Reference Librarian
Date Designated: 1977

James Madison University  (0628B)
Carrier Library, MSC 1704
Harrisonburg VA 22807
Ph: (540)568-3769
FAX: 540-568-3405
Melissa Van Schaick
Print Resource Specialist
Tillie Hannah
Documents Specialist
Reba Leiding
Liaison Librarian for Justice Studies, Political Science, Leadership Studie 
Date Designated: 1973

Library of Virginia   (0628)
Government Documents
800 East Broad St
Richmond VA 23219
Ph: 804-692-3562
FAX: 804-692-3585
Mary S Clark
Director, Acquisitions and Access Management
Catherine Bond
Federal Documents Processing/Reference
Nathan Verilla
State Publication Librarian
Dorothy Harrison
Federal Documents Cataloger
Meikiu Lo
State and Federal Publications Cataloger
Date Designated: Unknown, but early 19th century 

Loudoun County Public Library (0641B)
102 North Street, NW, Suite A
Leesburg, Va 20176-2203
Jessica West, Depository Coordinator
Ph: 703-777-0323
Congressional District: 10
Date Designated: 2018

Norfolk Public Library  (0634)
Federal Documents
235 E. Plume St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Ph: (757) 441-2844
Lynn Cox
Date Designated: 1895

Old Dominion University  (0634A)
Library Reference and Research Services
Perry Library  Hampton Blvd
Norfolk VA 23529-0256
Ph: 757-683-4185
FAX: 757-683-5035
 James Rhoades

Head, Reference & Research Services

Date Designated: 1963

Roanoke College  (0638)
Fintel Library
220 High St.
Salem VA 24153-3794
Elizabeth McClenney
Piper Cumbo
Date Designated: 1886

University of Mary Washington  (0633)
Simpson Library
1801 College Av
Fredericksburg VA22401-4664
Ph: 540-654-1762
FAX: 540-654-1067
Summer Durrant
Collection Services Librarian
Phyllis Johnson
Government Documents Assistant
Date Designated: 1940

University of Richmond  (0635)
Government Documents
Boatwright Memorial Library
Richmond VA 23173
Ph: 804-289-8851
FAX: 804-287-8757
Samantha Guss
Date Designated: 1900   

University of Richmond [Law]  (0635B)
Law School Library
Richmond VA 23173
Ph: 804-289-8217
Jason Zarin
Head of Reference, Research & Instructional Services
Date Designated: 1982

University of Virginia (Regional) (0640)
Government Information Resources, Main Library
160 McCormick Rd PO Box 400154
Charlottesville VA 22904-4154
Ph: 434-982-2677
FAX: 434-924-1431
Trillian Hosticka
Federal Regional Government Information Librarian
Date Designated: 1910

University of Virginia [Law]  (0632A)
Authur J. Morris Law Library Documents Department
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville VA 22903-1789
Ph: 804-924-3504
FAX: 804-982-2232
Marnita Simpson
Government Documents Coordinator
Date Designated: 1964

University of Virginia's College at Wise  (0629A)
John Cook Wyllie Library
1 College Av
Wise VA 24293-4412
Ph: 540-328-0150
FAX: 540-328-0105
Amelia C VanGundy
Assistant Director for Technical Services
Kelly R McBride
Assistant Director for Public Services
Sue Mullins
Documents Assistant 
Date Designated: 1971

Virginia Commonwealth University  (0635A)
Research and Instructional Services
901 Park Avenue; P.O. Box 842033
Richmond VA 23284-2033
Ph: 804-828-8565
FAX: 804-828-0151
Nia Rodgers
Dennis T. Clark
Associate University Librarian for Public Services
Date Designated: 1971

Virginia Military Institute  (0639A)
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
Ph: 540-464-7296
FAX: 540-464-7279
Liz Kocevar-Weidinger
Collection Strategist Librarian
Date Designated: 1874

Virginia State University
Documents Department, Johnston Memorial Library
Box 9406
Petersburg VA 23806
Ph: 804-524-6945
FAX: 804-524-5482
Darnell Law,

Library Instruction Coordinator

LaTisha Lankford

Associate Director for Technical Services
Date Designated: 1907

Virginia Tech  (0629)
Carol M. Newman Library, 560 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg VA 24061
Ph: 540-231-4945
Bruce Pencek
College Librarian for Social Sciences, History & Government Publications 
Date Designated: 1907

Washington and Lee University   (0630B)
Leyburn Library
Lexington VA 24450
Ph: 540-463-8648
FAX: 540-463-8964
Jamie Di Risio
Resources and Serials Manager
Tony Murry
Library Assistant
Date Designated: 1910

Washington and Lee University [Law]  (0632A)
Wilbur C. Hall Law Library
Lexington VA 24450
Ph: 540-463-8544
FAX: 540-463-8967
Judith Stinson
Reference Librarian
Jennifer Mart-Rice
Digital and Metadata Services Librarian
Date Designated: 1978

Federal Libraries

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)  (0631B)
Academy Library
1 Range Road
Quantico VA 22135
Ph: 703-632-3443
FAX: 703-640-1452
Denise Campbell
Date Designated: 1970

Joint Forces Staff College Library  (0629C)
Attn: lib/62 7800 Hampton Bl
Norfolk VA23511-1702
Ph: 757-443-6414
Jennifer Cheney Laski
Date Designated: 1963

Library of the Marine Corps  (0630C)
Library (Code C40RCL)
2040 Broadway St
Quantico VA 22134-5107
Ph: (703) 784-4846
MacKenzie Duffield
Faith Kanno
Head, Marine Corps University Library
Date Designated: 1967

U.S. Geological Survey Library  (0628C)
USGS National Center Mail Stop 950
1VA 12201Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston VA 22092
Ph: 703-648-6205
FAX: 703-648-6376
Tami Morse
Date Designated: 1963