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North Dakota State Documents

Map of State Document Libraries in North Dakota.

As established by state law on March 17, 1965 (1965 State Laws, Chapter 352) and mandated by North Dakota Century Code 54-24-09, the North Dakota State Library in Bismarck distributes “eight copies of all publications issued by all executive, legislative and judicial agencies of state government intended for general public distribution.” State document depository libraries:

  • State Library, Bismarck
  • State Historical Society, Bismarck
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo
  • Dickinson State University, Dickinson
  • Minot State University, Minot
  • Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

The Department of Special Collections acts as the depository for the University of North Dakota. Approximately 8,300 items are cataloged, including annual and biennial reports, statistical reports, miscellaneous agricultural reports, serials, directories, newsletters, bulletins, bibliographies, and rules and regulations.

The Department also makes available over 460 linear feet of uncataloged state documents filed by agency, including bills and laws, election committee minutes, transcripts of public hearings, newsletters, brochures, and other miscellaneous printed materials.

Chester Fritz Library
University of North Dakota
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks ND 58202-9000

Phone: (701) 777-2617
Fax: (701) 777-3319
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