Catalog (URSUS)


United States Government Documents

The Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law was granted Federal Depository status in 1964 through the Federal Depository Library Program. The Garbrecht Law Library is open to the public during all regular library hours.  Its collection is freely accessible to public patrons.

The Garbrecht Law Library holds over 335,000 print volumes shelved in open stacks.  The Law Library has a selective housing agreement with the University of Southern Maine Libraries. The two libraries collect approximately twenty-eight percent of available government documents. 

The government documents collection of both libraries may be searched on URSUS, the electronic library catalog.  Computers are available for the public to search the catalog and the internet.   For information on library policies and printing, please visit the FAQ section on our website.    Information regarding: current Library hours, the Law Library’s collections, Circulation  policies, and directions to the library can also be found on the library’s website.

The Government Printing Office also provides access to government documents electronically at the Federal Digital System website.

Updated April 17, 2011

a designated U.S. Government Document Depository


University of Maine School of Law
Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library
246 Deering Ave, Portland, ME 04102
ph 207.780.4829 fax 207.780.4639
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