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Government Databases

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Government Databases

Federal Digital System

Public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies; includes Budget of the U.S., hearings, bills, Congressional reports and documents, Compilation of Presidential Documents, Congressional Record, Federal Register, etc.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

Descriptive records for historical and current publications. Provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.

Government Printing Office Access

Electronic access to a wealth of information products produced by the Federal Government; databases and directories for legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government.

Bens Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Browse Topics

Subject access to federal government links

Federal Agency Directory

A hierarchical view of federal government organization with links to agencies and all of their offices.

Government Information Online Ask a Librarian

Free online information service supported by nearly twenty public, state and academic libraries throughout the United States. Chat or e-mail

Government Internet portal, search engine, and source for forms

Google U.S. Government Search

at W.S.U. libraries

Government documents

Federal Statistics

Federal databases


Legislative information provided by the Library of Congress

American Memory

Digital record of American history and creativity from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions; chronicles historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America