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.