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Government Documents - Independent Agencies, Boards, and Commissions: Home

Overview of the publications of federal boards, commissions, and other bodies in the Government Documents Collection.

Numerous independent bodies exist within the federal government, handling specific functions not assigned to cabinet-level agencies. This guide does not list all of the agencies, boards, and commissions that are represented in the Government Documents Collection, so please ask for assistance if a particular entity is not listed here. Reference works that describe independent bodies are listed below:

Government Documents has the publications of many independent boards, commissions, councils, and other entities. Rather than present a comprehensive list of all of these bodies, this guide highlights some of the larger and more prolific ones. Please ask a librarian for assistance if you are looking for an agency that is not listed here.

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