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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Jan 1994+ The Catalog is a search and retrieval service that provides bibliographic records of U.S. Government information products. Use it to link to Federal agency online resources or identify materials distributed to Federal Depository Libraries. Updated daily.
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Congressional Directory
Annual directory of members of Congress; committees of Congress; Capitol officers and officials; officials in executive, judiciary and independent agencies; international organizations; foreign diplomatic representatives and consular offices; press, radio, television, and periodical galleries.
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Congressional Serial Set
The bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. With information from 1817-1994, the digital version of the Serial Set will consist of approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages.
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Federal Citizen Information Center
The FCIC, which is part of the U.S. General Services Administration, answers questions about the Federal government and everyday consumer issues.
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Federal Government Agencies Directory
A directory of U.S. Federal Government agencies as represented in the United States Government Manual. Indentations inform the reader of the institution's place in the hierarchy. Not every level of organization will be indexed here. Some organizations (such as the Navy) have numerous sub-organizations and provide excellent indexes from their home pages. If an institution is not represented here, try the parent organization.
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Federal Government Resources (U of M)
Provides access to all branches of the Federal Government and to resources on taxes, grants, patents, orders, laws, regulations, copyright, historical documents, statistics, etc.
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Federal Web Locator (Villanova)
Provides a balanced selection of government links organized by branches of the U.S. government and other agencies.
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FedWorld Information Network
Provides access points for locating and acquiring government information including job listings, industry outlooks, government reports and 20+ FedWorld databases.
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Forms from the Feds
Contains downloadable Federal government electronic forms most asked for by the public.
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Government Manual
The last several years of this manual can be searched by keyword or browsing. All U.S. government agencies from the executive, legislative and judicial branches are included. Links are provided to other government publications and resources.
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GPO Access (Government Printing Office)
Includes searchable government publications from all branches of the Federal Government, such as the Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Record, Federal Register, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, GAO Reports, congressional bills, hearings, reports, etc.
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Library of Congress
Gives access to Thomas: Legislative Information, Library of Congress catalog, American Memory Project, exhibitions, databases on special topics, and other Library of Congress Internet resources.
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National Security Archives Index [Government Information Reference]
Indexes previously classified documents and journal references behind 50 years of U.S. foreign policy during major international crises--Berlin, Cuba Missile, Iran-Contra, etc. Full text is available on microfiche. Available at Government Information Reference.
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New U.S. Government Electronic Titles
The purpose of New Electronic Titles (NET) is to provide users with the most current resources added to the Federal Depository Library Program Electronic Collection (FDLP/EC) and with access to older electronic resources being provided through the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP).
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needs, earnings, and expected job prospects for a wide variety of occupations.
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A compilation of thousands of historical sources, including original documents, eyewitness accounts, and classical historical accounts. Materials are arranged in eight major categories: 1) World History, 2) U.S. History, 3) Science and Mathematics, 4) Social Science, 5) Literature, 6) Political Science and Law, i.e. Presidential Papers 7) Language, 8) Philosophy and Religion.
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Patents & Trademarks (U.S. PTO)
Provides access to the U.S. Patents and Trademark Office website and the Patent and Trademark Depository Library Program.
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Tax Information & Forms (Federal)
Provides access to Federal tax information and forms.
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Thomas (Legislative Information)
Listing of legislative resources including full text of major legislation, bill summary and status, and full text Congressional Record and index from 1989. Also includes congressional committee reports, public laws, historical documents, and links to other Congressional sites.
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