Federal Government WWW Sites
Created and developed by the Government Publications Librarians at
UC Riverside, this virtual library is notable for its collection of
annotated and indexed links. This is one of the fastest and easiest
ways to start looking for specific government information on the Web.
- FirstGov. FirstGov
is a one-stop, easy-to-use web portal to all government online services.
- YAHOO! Government.
Searching this category yields results which may include government
web pages for any level of government anywhere in the world. Be sure
to limit your search to "just this category". You can narrow your
search by first selecting a subcategory on this page.
- Federal Web Locator.
An outstanding resource for finding federal agency web pages, this
site is organized to match the U.S. Government Manual and also
provides a search engine.
Federal Government Web Sites. This "Library of Congress
Internet Resource Page" fully covers the Executive Branch and
the Independent Agencies (the CIA, EPA, FCC, and many others). LC
maintains a Legislative
Branch site, with many links to law sources and other
Congressional and related pages, as well as a Judicial
- GPO Access. This
site is a gateway to online sources of the executive, legislative
and judicial branches of the U.S. government including the U.S.
Business Daily, the Code
of Federal Regulations and Federal
Register, the Congressional
Record, and much, much more.
- Thomas. Search full
text and summaries of federal bills and resolutions, links to text
of amendments in the Congressional Record, amendment summaries, and
full text of U.S. public laws (enrolled bills).
- 2000 U.S. Census. Data
from the 2000 U.S. Census. Full analysis of the 2000 Census is still
in process. Many major tables are
already published, and there is an online computer program ("American
Fact-Finder") which allows users to request
complilation of some specific data online.
For more information about when specific portions of the 2000 Census
will be released, see
2000 Release Schedule
- 1990 U.S. Census
LOOKUP. Search for specific data from the fully completed
1990 U.S Census.
Current U.S. economic data, along with full-text international business,
economic, trade, and marketing information from the U.S. Dept. of
Commerce and some 50 other U.S. government agencies. Includes the
complete National Trade Data Bank. Updated continuously.
- FedStats: One-Stop Shopping
for Federal Statistics. Provides amazingly quick and easy
access to the complete range of publicly-available statistics produced
by more than 70 U.S. government agencies.
- Government Information
Sharing Project. This superb site, created and maintained
by the Information Services staff at the Oregon State University Library,
provides searchable access to such federal government statistics sources
as the 1990 Census of Population and Housing, the 1992 Economic
Census, the Census of Agriculture (1992, 1987, 1982), School
District Data Book Profiles, 1989-1990, the Equal Employment
Opportunity File, 1990, and much more!
- Tax Forms and Publications. Download current year tax forms
and publications directly from the IRS web site. Forms and publications
from 1992 onward are also available.
Caltech's Government Information Resources Page. Another fine
site from which to explore a very wide range of government and political
of Michigan's Documents Center. An amazingly rich resource,
loaded with student-friendly information.