Divisional Libraries Access Exceptions
Government Documents and U.S. Patents
The Vanderbilt libraries are a depository library for U.S. government documents and patents. These collections are open to all interested persons without charge.
The government document collection is located in the Central Library and the patent collection is located in the Science & Engineering Library.
The Central Library and the Science & Engineering Library extend reading privileges to members of the
general public during designated weekday and weekend hours. See library hours for details.