The Tennessee Tech library is a selective Federal Depository for publications of the United States Government distributed by the Government Printing Office (GPO). This depository was established in 1969, and public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code).
The Library selects areas based on University programs and regional location including:
- Department of Agriculture
- Department of Education
- Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Water Resources Council
- U.S. Geological Survey
- Appalachian Regional Commission
- Tennessee Valley Authority
All library services like research help, borrowing materials, instruction, and collection access include government documents.
The government publication policies follow Federal Depository Library Program and the following: