Learn more about different types of government, politics and civic issues. Resources on different government agencies, citizenship, copyright and intellectual property, crime and legal system, elections and voting, emergency services and privacy concerns.
The Statistical Abstract of the U.S., published since 1878, is the authoritative & comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, & economic organization of the United States. Our library has paper editions going back to 1891. HA 202 U54x.
As a priority Open Government Initiative for President Obama's administration, Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of Data.gov.
The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, & forwarding of submissions by companies who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
FedWorld offers a comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering and acquiring government and business information. FedWorld links to the Federal Job Announcement Database, the U.S. Business Advisor and the NTIS Electronic Catalog.
Get the numbers on all aspects of American life collected by various U.S. Government agencies (ex: timber land privately owned by region, tomatoes produced, abortions by year, crime rates by city and types of crime, etc. )
The Congressional Directory is the official directory of the U.S. Congress. Published since 1888, the Congressional Directory presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data.
The U.S. government's official web portal. It is an easy-to-search, free access website designed to give users a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state, and federal government agency websites.