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Key Resources in Government Information
Provides access to more than 80 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format.
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This comprehensive database of U.S. Legislative information contains the full-text of bills (1989 to date), laws (1988 to date), the Federal Register (1980 to date), the Code of Federal Regulations, the National Journal (1980 to date), information on members of congress, committees, and congressional publications.
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Current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States with tools to create thematic maps, interactive maps, and customized reports.
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Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Statistical reference database containing information on social, political, and economic conditions, collected by the United States Census Bureau; includes downloadable graphs and charts.
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Additional Resources in Government Information
American FactFinder provides information from the US Census Bureau including the census and surveys.
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The Census Bureau will cease operation of American FactFinder on March 31st 2020 - please use
Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
This database from the U.S. Department of State bears some similarities to the CIA Country Fact sheets but has a more specific focus; namely, it concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations.
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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Index to publications from U.S. government agencies, including Congress and federal bureaus and departments.
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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Access the publications issued by all branches of the US Government.
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Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)
Indexes historical Congressional publications, including hearing and reports from both House and Senate as well as the Serial Set.
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Congressional Research Service Reports
Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports provided to the U.S. Congress on topics related to political events.
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The official web page for the United States Census Bureau containing the most recent census data.
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Department of Energy: Information Bridge
Discover DOE research and development reports through Information Bridge.
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ECHO - U.S. EPA Enforcement & Compliance History Online
Integrated compliance and enforcement information for approximately 800,000 facities nationwide.
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Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
This open-access database provides access to 528,000 US and international time series from 87 sources.
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Govinfo is a site produced by the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) that provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
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The HathiTrust is a shared digital repository, incorporating digitized content from some of the largest research libraries in the United States.
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Homeland Security Digital Library
This database is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
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Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
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Making of Modern Law: US Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 Digital Archive
This digital archive contains is an online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners.
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MetaLib - GPO Search Engine
MetaLib, a service of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) searches U.S. Federal government databases to find reports, articles, and citations.
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Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
Index to government publications published from 1895 to 1976.
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National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
Search technical reports from the NTIS.
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Searchable collection of career information, including salary, work environment and job outlook.
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ProQuest Congressional (Temporary Access)
In response to the coronavirus ProQuest has opened up their archive of government documents while the print copies are unavailable.
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Available until June 30, 2020.
SIPRI Database Collection
SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, provides access to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
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The SIPRI Database Collection takes the place of the retired Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST) database.
Smithsonian Open Access
Smithsonian Open Access provides access to millions of images owned by the Smithsonian Museum.
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State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)
16th- and 17th-century British government documents, primarily from the papers of the Secretaries of State.
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Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL)
Search U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975 and digitized by the TRAIL Working Groups.
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US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
This open-access database provides access to timely, relevant, and accurate economic data to promote a better understanding of the US economy.
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US Congressional Serial Set
All US Congress publications from the 15th through the 103rd Congress.
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US Declassified Documents Online
Digital collection providing access to a broad range of previously classified federal records spanning the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
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World Factbook - CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
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