About Our Public Workshops

We invite anyone interested in Federal regulations to attend these workshops, and to refer to our online tutorial.

Our workshops:

  • are free and open to the public
  • last about three hours
  • are presented by staff members of the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration

The Federal Register:  What It Is and How to Use It

Both the workshop and the tutorial include:

  1. A discussion of the regulatory process, focusing on public participation.
  2. An explanation of the relationship between the FR and CFR.
  3. A "Guided Tour" of an issue of the FR and a volume of the CFR.
  4. An introduction to FR / CFR finding aids.
  5. An introduction to using the FR and CFR online.

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 • Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272