The UCSB Library has been a complete depository for California State publications since 1972 and a selective depository since the 1950s. The collection consists of publications covering a broad range of topics such as water quality, air pollution, bilingual education, AIDS, welfare, the budget, annual reports from California state agencies, legislative materials, statistical information, crime, and health issues.
Most publications can be identified through our library catalog or through our subject guides. Print documents are located in the Government Information Center on the 1st floor of the Davidson Library, and are arranged by California Document Classification number order. Most recent California documents are now available online.
We also have subject guides to help you locate specific types of government information: