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Government Documents Department

The University of Oklahoma's Government Documents Collection is now in storage, but items may still be retrieved via Sooner Xpress. Contact the Government Documents Librarian, Jeffrey Wilhite, and see his research guides listed here for more information:

Government Documents Databases (U.S./Colonial)

Government Documents Databases (British)

See for a detailed guide on locating British government documents.

Proxy URL

Some databases allow you to "bookmark" or "permalink" documents. If the link appears to have "ezproxy" and "lib" and "ou" an "edu" in it somewhere, it will probably work from off-campus. If not, add the following base URL text to the beginning of the "bookmark" or "permalink" URL:

The modified URL will take you to the library's login screen if you are not already logged into our website, or to the bookmarked document if you are on-campus or have logged into our website.

Legal Research

The Donald E. Pray Law Library  is open to main campus students, and many (but not all) of its online resources are also available with a main campus OUNetID. See for all Law Library research guides, for resources related to the Supreme Court of the United States. Contact their Reference Desk at (405) 325-5268 or email them at

Guide to Locating Court Records, Briefs and Oral Arguments