State Library of Oregon Digital Collections

State Library of Oregon Digital Collections include:

  • Permanent access to current and historical publications of Oregon state government
  • Representative maps from the State Library’s digital collection
  • Publications of other Oregon entities, including city, county, and tribal governments
  • Federal publications that focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest

Digital Collections do not include digital copies of all publications in the State Library’s collection.

Digital Highlights
Digital Highlights
Creator: Oregon State Library (collector)
The State Library has compiled a number of small digital highlights in the past and will continue to do so on a quarterly basis. These digital highlights are featured in our Letter to Libraries Online electronic newsletter. The featured digital highlight of the quarter can be viewed by going to the Featured Digital Highlight page.
Oregon Government Publications
Oregon Government Publications
The Oregon Government Publications collection includes:
  • Current and historical Oregon state government publications
  • These archived documents are maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. They are for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes.
Oregon Maps
Oregon Maps
The Oregon Maps collection includes:
  • Maps produced by Oregon state agencies
  • Maps of regional interested produced by federal agencies
It is not a complete collection of cartographic publications of Oregon state agencies. For more information about coordination among state agencies or about GIS data standards, visit the Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office. To view dynamic geospatial content, visit Oregon ArcGIS Online, the Oregon Spatial Data Library, or Oregon Explorer.
The Oregoniana collection includes:
  • Publications on the history and culture of Oregon
  • Oregon city and county government publications
  • Oregon nonprofit and other organization publications
  • Oregon tribal government publications
  • Other special collections
U.S. Government Publications
U.S. Government Publications
The State Library's collection of U.S. government publications covers a broad range of subject areas with a focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Areas include:
  • social, economic, and population statistics
  • health and social services
  • public policy, law and government
  • environmental and natural resources
The Video collection includes:
  • Current and historical video recordings by Oregon state agencies
  • Selected historical video recordings by federal government
Some video recordings are born digital and others were digitized from VHS cassette tapes or film.