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Government Publications

Government Publications, Maps & Microforms

Some government publications are catalogued and are accessible on the Library Catalogue. Increasingly, government publications worldwide are available over the internet. These are not catalogued. Also, see the Government Publications subject page.

Major holdings include:

  • Government of Canada (full depository)
  • Provincial governments, especially Saskatchewan
  • Major Canadian municipalities
  • United States (on microfiche)
  • United Kingdom (on microfiche)
  • United Nations (selective depository)
  • European Communities (selective depository)
  • Other international organizations, including:
    • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) (on microfiche)
    • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (on microfiche)

More information on our collection of government publications.


Major holdings include:

  • Depository for Canadian National Topographic Series maps, e.g. 1:50,000 scale maps for all of Canada, etc.
  • Maps of Saskatchewan rural municipalities
  • Selected maps from other jurisdictions
  • Note: geological maps are housed in the Natural Sciences Library

More information on our map collection.


The microform area provides machines for reading and printing from microforms. Major holdings include:

  • Newspapers of major Canadian cities on microfilm. (Note: Saskatchewan weeklies are held by the Saskatchewan Archives Board, basement of the Murray Building)
  • Early English Books, Parts I & II (microfilm)
  • Health, Physical Education & Recreation (microfiche)
  • Human Relations Area Files (microfiche)
  • Landmarks of Science, Part I (microprint)
  • Nineteenth Century English and American drama (microfiche)
  • Peel Bibliography Collection (Western Canadian history, on microfiche)
  • Pre-1900 Canadiana. Published by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproduction (CIHM). (microfiche)
    • Records for this collection are integrated into the main University of Saskatchewan Library catalogue.
    • Contents of the collection may also be searched at the National Library of Canada via the CIHM database.
  • (Manuscript material from the Government of Canada relating to Native and Métis peoples)
  • There are other collections as well. Please inquire at the Reference Desk on the first floor of the Library.

Comments to: Frank Winter