FDLP
INFORMATION FOR THE MEDIA

Selected Resources  

Paw
Compiled by Vickey Baggott; Revised by Paula L. Webb
October 2008
 
SEARCHING BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES  (Purdue University)
http://www.lib.purdue.edu/govdocs/internetresources.html

LSU LIBRARIES FEDERAL AGENCIES DIRECTORY (Louisiana State University)
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/fedgov.html

THE WHITE HOUSE: FEDERAL AGENCIES AND COMMISSIONS
http://www.whitehouse.gov/government/independent-agencies.html


BY TOPIC/TITLE

CATALOG OF U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS
http://catalog.gpo.gov/F

FEDERAL CITIZEN INFORMATION CENTER: USA Services
http://www.info.gov/

FREQUENTLY USED SITES RELATED TO U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION (ALA/GODORT)
http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/romans/fdtf.html

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET BY SUBJECT (University of Idaho)
http://db.lib.uidaho.edu/govdocs/index.php3

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES BY SUBJECT: AN A – Z INDEX (University of Buffalo)
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/busdoc/gov-resources.html

SUBJECT INDEXES TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET (Idaho State University)
http://www.isu.edu/library/documents/subinst.htm


BY GOVERNMENT SEARCH ENGINES

FIRSTGOV.GOV: THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S OFFICIAL WEB PORTAL
http://www.firstgov.gov/

GOOGLE: U.S. GOVERNMENT SEARCH
http://www.google.com/ig/usgov

INFOMINE: GOVERNMENT INFORMATION (University of California - Riverside)
http://infomine.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/search?category=govpub

SEARCH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THROUGH FIRSTGOV
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/advancedsearch.html


STATISTICAL SOURCES

BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS (U.S. Dept. of Commerce)
http://www.bea.gov/

BUREAU OF JUSTICE STATISTICS (U.S. Dept. of Justice)
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
http://stats.bls.gov/

FEDSTATS: THE GATEWAY TO STATISTICS
http://www.fedstats.gov/

LEXIS / NEXIS Statistical Search Forms
(Available to USA patrons ONLY!!!)

NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATION STATISTICS (U.S. Dept. of Education)
http://nces.ed.gov/

NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

STATISTICAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB (University of Michigan)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/statsnew.html

 

KEY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SITES

LEXIS / NEXIS Congressional Search Forms
(Available to USA patrons ONLY!!!)

GPO ACCESS
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html

THOMAS (Legislative Information from the Library of Congress)
http://thomas.loc.gov/

WASHINGTON FILE  (U.S. Dept. of State)
http://www.america.gov

WHITE HOUSE
  http://www.whitehouse.gov/  (Official web site)

  http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/  (Presidential News and Speeches)

  http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/briefings/  (Press Briefings by Date)


KEY ALABAMA GOVERNMENT SITES

ALABAMA.GOV  (Official State web site)
http://www.alabama.gov/

ALABAMA LEGISLATURE
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/


HOT TOPIC SITES FOR GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

DOCUMENTS IN THE NEWS  (University of Michigan)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/docnewsnew.html

HOT TOPICS  (University of Louisville)
http://library.louisville.edu/government/news/otherlinks/otherlinks.html

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Last updated: October 28, 2008 plw