Federal Government Documents Tutorial
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of Internet sites for
federal government information. Here are a few references to help you
locate electronic data from specific agencies.
Comprehensive agency lists:
- University of Michigan's
- maintains a suite of pages with links to federal, foreign,
international, state, and local documents. The links here are also
organized by subjects.
Sam - Government Publications Department
- maintains a page that includes links to resources that list government departments and agencies by agency name, title of publication, subject, and various gateways and databases.
- THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on
- "In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, a service of the Library of
Congress" containing legislative information on the Internet. Thomas
provides access to the full texts of most of the documents created during the
legislative process: bills, reports, Congressional Record, public
laws. Dates of coverage vary between files; some go as far back as 1973-
74, the 93th Congress.
- GPO Access
- "The U.S. Government Printing Office disseminates official
information from all three branches of the Federal Government," legislative,
executive, and judicial.
- is "the gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal
- provides an in-depth indexing and abstracting service for
statistical publications issued worldwide. It is composed of three
component parts: American Statistics Index (ASI), Statistical
Resources Indes (SRI,) and Index to International Statistics