GUIDES TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
Organized by Washburn University School of Law. Index
of government agencies.
Federal resources by subject from the Oklahoma State University
library's documents department.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.
Government Documents Basic Collection
A link to all the titles in the Basic Collection from the FDLP web site.
used U.S. government websites
Hosted by Vanderbilt University
FDLP guidelines on substituting electronic for tangible versions of
(Federal Business Opportunities)
previously included in the paper Commerce Business Daily
and CBDNet (online database). FedBizOpps.gov is the
single government point-of-entry for Federal government
procurement opportunities over $25,000.
You can locate information on a variety of careers as
well as articles from the the Occupation Outlook Quarterly.
Includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge,
work activities and interests associated with occupations.
Based on the Standard Occupational Classification system.
The U.S. Census
Bureau's gateway to its 1990 decennial census web resources.
The U.S. Census
Bureau's gateway to its 2000 decennial census web resources.
Includes links to many different sites in the Census
U.S. Census Bureau - American Factfinder.
This site has information from the 2000 Census data.
- brief guide to citing government publications
A guide to citing print and online national government documents, including Congressional materials, statutes, US Code, and microform materials.
From Arizona State University. An interactive form for
generating citations to government publications.
free government information and publications. There
are links to information on recalls and consumer protection
Federal Trade Commission
Protecting America's consumers.
Contains and a complete and official listing of Foreign
Consular offices in the United States.
The CIA is the publisher of this resource which is also
available in print. The World Factbook is an excellent
resource to use for country reports. Included is a map
and flag for the country as well as information on population,
current issues, geography, economics, government structure,
and the military. Regional maps of the world can also
be viewed. When searching this site, don’t forget
to click on “Notes and Definitions” for
changes in a country’s name, the arrangement and
organization of the publication, and an explanation
of the information provided for each country.
American's With Disabilities Act
This site includes the resources that were formerly
found at AskERIC. This site also includes 2000 lesson
plans, 3000 value-added pointers to education information
and organizations, and 200 question archives.
Publications, products, statistics, administrative initiatives,
Title IV school codes, and financial aid for students.
The ERIC database
provides the public with a centralized website for searching
the ERIC bibliographic citations going back to 1966.
provides access to several sites that have links to
government information on the Internet.
FedWorld provides access to information from more than
60 federal agencies and to more than 100 government
bulletin boards. It offers “a comprehensive central
access point for searching, locating, ordering and acquiring
government and business information”. Some databases
require registration and/or fees.
The first-ever government website to provide the public
with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal
documents librarians across the country answer e-mail
and chat questions 24-7.
Links to several government databases including: Budget
of the U.S., CFR (Code of Federal Regulations), Federal
Register, the Congressional Record, U.S. Code and others.
Provides information from the State Department, including
information on key officials, travel tips and warnings,
passport requirements, doing business overseas.
Has links to the cabinet, presidential press releases,
information about the President and his family and other
- forms from the feds
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
FAFSA - Free
Application for Federal Student Aid
Provides assistance in filling out the FAFSA form and
has an application that can be filled out online.
Federal Domestic Assistance
Lists government programs that offer financial assistance
such as loans, grants, et al.
guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Benjamin Franklin guides children through this site
with the intent of educating them about the government.
Geared for grades K-12, but parents and teachers will
find this site interesting and helpful.
documents search engine for kids. There are also subject
headings with links to websites.
Code of Federal
From the 104th Congress forward
This site includes 1999 term and in-chamber opinions
of the court; information on locating Supreme Court
opinions, and the Court and Argument Schedule and Supreme
Court Calendar. The Adobe Acrobat Reader program is
required to view the information.
Supreme Court Decisions - 1937-1975
Information on the Internet
Includes information on legislation, congressional records,
at the Library of Congress
maps from the USGS
Go to this
site to order topographic maps.
USGS map information
This site has links to several map sites.
of Veterans Affairs
Statistics on the veteran population, disabled veteran
resources, legislation, veterans benefits and services.
Patents and Trademarks Office
Podcasts from the U.S. Government
has much information about the presidency, including
the Public Papers of the Presidents and a link to elections.
It is compiled at the University of California, Santa
Social Security Administration
housing, economic and geographic data from the census.
From the U.S. Census Bureau. Databases include Annual
Survey of Manufacturers, Building Permits, Census Tract
Street Locator, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, County
Business Patterns, International Trade Data, information
on occupations from the 1990 census, counties in the
U.S. and Zip Code Business Patterns
Links to over 70 federal agencies which produce economic
and social statistics at all government levels.
Statistical Abstract of the United
of Labor Statistics
Medicare and Medicaid services