S.E. Wimberly Library will have temporary area closures through February 2025 for renovations ( ). Click here for details.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

To search for materials,  please see the Government Documents Collection or the FAU Libraries Catalog, For government resources, visit our Government Information and Resource Research Guide.
Browse our Collections
Within the Government Information and Maps Department, we manage a wide range of collections, encompassing U.S. Federal Government Documents, Florida Government Documents, Assorted Maps, and Government Information and Resources Subject Guides. These collections serve as the bedrock for keeping our citizenry informed and fostering democracy. They also play a crucial role in supporting cultural and educational initiatives aimed at enriching the FAU community and beyond.


Democracy is not just a right; it is a responsibility. – Thomas Paine


We ensure Democracy through
Mission, Access, and Literacy


The Government Information and Maps Department at Florida Atlantic University Libraries is responsible for actively promoting democracy by ensuring citizens are well-informed, supporting academic research, and encouraging civic engagement. It enables individuals to make informed decisions and engage effectively in the democratic process by providing access to government information, resources, and a trained government documents librarian. Through its commitment to knowledge, nurturing an open dialogue, and adapting to the needs of the library and society in the modern era and beyond, the Government Information and Maps Department stands as a vital institution for advancing democratic principles and societal progress.