Government Publications: Federal Resources

Executive
Links to the Executive Office of the President and links to Cabinet Offices

Judicial
Links to the office of the Attorney General, the Supreme Court, and other U.S. courts, including Trade, Claims, and Tax courts

Legislative
Links to the House of Representatives and the Senate, Congressional Directories, the Thomas Database, the Statutes at Large and the Code of Federal Regulations, information on floor debates and roll call votes, and more


U.S. Government Tools

FirstGov (U.S. General Services Administration)
One-stop shopping guide to federal and state information.

FirstGov for Science
Gateway to authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.

FedStats
Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies.

GPO Access
Comprehensive list includes digital resources from all three branches, Catalog of US Government Publications and more

Thomas
Covers the 93rd to the current Congress. Use this to search for legislation: bills, public laws, committee reports, and roll call votes.


Non-government Search Engines and Databases to Locate U.S. Government Information

Cybercemetery
Provides access to websites of defunct U.S. government agencies and commissions.

Google Unclesam
Search engine that limits results to federal and state information. Includes military.

Internet Archive
An archive of 55 billion web pages to historical collections that exist in digital format from 1996 - present. Also called The Wayback Machine.

LexisNexis Congressional
Citations with abstracts to hearings, committee prints, reports and documents issued by Congress since 1969, full-text links to bill files, reports, and witness testimony. Available only to the Faculty, Students, and Staff of the Claremont Colleges.

Digital National Security Archive
A non-partisan, non-governmental research organization located at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., that collects and publishes U.S. government documents on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States, which have been declassified. Available only to the faculty, students, and staff of the Claremont Colleges.
The public access point is found at: NSArchive.

Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Provides access to selected citations for journal articles, books, government documents and reports and foreign language publications. Topics covered include economic, political, business, finance, law, international trade and relations, public administration, government, political science, public policy and social issues.