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  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (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. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
  • Census Explorer
    This resource is a simple, easy-to-use graphical GIS tool for obtaining basic demographic data by tract, county or state. Data is taken from the 1990 and 2000 Decennial Censuses and the 2012 five-year American Community Survey, plus the 2000 and 2011 County Business Patterns. The website is straightforward and intuitive and provides easy visual data comparisons.
  • is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.
  • Copyright Law of the United States and Related Law Contained in Title 17 of the US Code
    This version of the Copyright Law includes all amendments through 2011.
    Information and access to data generated and held by the Federal Government.
  • Federal Depository Library Directory
    Locate a Federal Depository Library (FDL) near you.
  • is a comprehensive directory of official Federal, State, and local government and court links.
  • Government Information Online (GIO): Ask a Librarian
    Through GIO, you can ask government information librarians who are experts at finding information from government agencies of all levels (local, state, regional, national international) on almost any subject from aardvarks to zygomycosis.
  • GPO FDsys
    GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications and securely controls digital content throughout its lifecycle to ensure content integrity and authenticity.
    A gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies (see full list), including research and development results.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    QuickFacts for states, counties and cities.
    A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.


  • United Nations Home Page
    Provides access to news releases, tours, documents, and basic information about the United Nations and its bodies.