Links

Search Engines for Government information

Find Law
www.findlaw.com

Fed World
http://fedworld.ntis.gov/

Gov Spot
www.govspot.com

Internet Public Library
www.ipl.org

Citing Government Documents – NARA
http://www.archives.gov/publications/general-info-leaflets/17-citing-records.html

Specialized Search Pages for Federal Government information

USA.Gov – search engine for government agencies and topics
www.usa.gov

White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

ALA Government Documents Roundtable
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/godort/index.cfm

ARL – Government Information Policy
http://www.arl.org/pp/access/

Health Care of Everyone – via US Government
http://www.HealthCare.govhttp://www.CuidadoDeSalud.gov

Project Vote Smart (politics and statistics)
http://votesmart.org/

Campaign 2014 – C-Span
http://www.c-span.org/video/?316966-1/2014-elections

Voting for You: Are the Presidential Candidates Looking Out for Your Business
http://www.businesscreditcards.com/bootstrapper/voting-for-you-are-the-presidential-candidates-looking-out-for-your-business/

New York Times – Politics Navigator (Websites)
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/politics/POLI_NAVI.html

On Politics – includes polls and political articles from the Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/politics/index.html

Government info in government documents – browse topics (Oklahoma State University)
www.library.okstate.edu/govdocs/

NOAA – Historical Coastal Surveys – Maps
http://historicalcharts.noaa.gov/historicals/historical_zoom.asp

GPO – Facebook page for current events
http://www.facebook.com/USGPO

Government BookTalk Blog
http://govbooktalk.gpo.gov/

All 50 American States
www.globalcomputing.com/states.html

Stately Knowledge
http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/

Government Technology
http://www.govtech.com/

Congress For Kids
www.congressforkids.net/

US Federal Websites in Spanish
www.odl.state.ok.us/usinfo/topiclists/us-spanish.htm

Statistical Abstract
www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

Historical Census & Statistical Data
www.census.gov/population/www/censusdata/hiscendata.html

Congressional Addresses
www.congress.org

US Federal Gov’t Agencies
 http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/

Canadian Government Documents
http://publications.gc.ca/

State & Local Government Resources


National Conference of State Legislatures
http://www.ncsl.org/

State & Local Government on the Net
www.statelocalgov.net/

PEW Center on the States
http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline

Council of State Governments
www.csg.org

OHIO Government
www.ohio.gov

Ohio Capitol Connection / Rotunda
www.hannah.com (free at OHIOLink Libraries only)

County Resources


National Association of Counties
www.naco.org

Franklin County, Ohio
www.co.franklin.oh.us

City & Municipal Sites


Official City Sites – Info about cities in US
officialcitysites.org

National League of Cities
www.nlc.org

American City & County
http://americancityandcounty.com/


Miscellaneous Government Information Sites

Soldiers & Sailors Civil Relief Act
www.defenselink.mil/specials/Relief_Act_Revision

US Homeland Security Site
www.ready.gov

Center for Digital Government
http://www.centerdigitalgov.com/

AVALON Project – Yale University  Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp

U. S. Economy at a Glance – from Bureau of Labor Statistics
stats.bls.gov/eag/

Economic Indicators – from the US Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/briefroom/BriefRm

Government Gazettes (newspapers)
www-personal.umich.edu/~graceyor/doctemp/gazettes/index.htm

National Congress of American Indians
www.ncai.org

International City/County Management Association
www.icma.org

American Library Association
www.ala.org

US Dept of Education
www.ed.gov

Government Management Information Services
www.gmis.org

Municipal Codes – Seattle Public Library
http://www.spl.org/library-collection/articles-and-research/government

Assoc of Records Managers and Administrators
www.arma.org

US Gov’t resources – The Practicing Attorney’s Page
www.legalethics.com

US Supreme Court – Oyez project
www.oyez.org/

US Supreme Court
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

US Supreme Court Database (for analyzing decisions 1946-2012)
http://scdb.wustl.edu/

Supreme Court Historical Society
http://www.supremecourthistory.org/

About the Presidents & the First Ladies

POTUS – Presidents of the United States
www.ipl.org/div/potus/

C-SPAN’s American Presidents: Life Portraits website
www.americanpresidents.org

The Presidents – Whitehouse biographies
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents

Presidents
http://www.presidentsusa.net/

Presidents of the United States – Resource Guide from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/presidents/index.html

The First Ladies
www.whitehouse.gov/about/first-ladies

National First Ladies’ Library
http://www.firstladies.org/

First Federal Congress Project http://www.gwu.edu/~ffcp/

Early Republic Documents http://documentscompass.org/digital_editions/documentary-history-of-the-first-federal-congress/

Articles about government documents on the web (selected)

Hernon, Peter, Harold C. Relyea, and Robert E. Dugan “Access to Government Information in a Digital Environment” Academe Vol.88 no.4 (July-August 2002) available at:http://www.aaup.org/reports-and-publications/academe/previous (older issues on JSTOR)

Drake, Miriam A. “IS the GPO Endangered?” Information Today, Inc  August 5, 2002    www.infotoday.com/newsbreaks/nb020805-1.htm

An Overview of the Congressional Record and Its Predecessor Publications  Richard J. McKinney, Assistant Law Librarian, Federal Reserve Board Law Library; Last revised in 2011 (Originally published by the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C., Inc. as an article in the Winter, 2002 issue (v. 45, No. 2) of “Law Library Lights”)http://www.llsdc.org/sourcebook

Compiling Legislative Histories  http://www.llsdc.org/sourcebook