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US Government materials

The resources marked US Government materials; contain information produced by US Government agencies. Generally, materials published by the US government are freely available to the public. However, some materials made available through a subscription interface may have restricted access.

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  • American FactFinder:
    Census data about the US, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • American Statistics Index:
    Statistical data from the US government. Citation only; Print index; US Government materials; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Catalog of US Government Publications:
    Official finding tool for current and historical federal publications. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Censtats:
    Census statistics prior to the 2010 census. US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Census Bureau :
    Official gateway to the data compiled by the US Census. US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • CIA World Factbook:
    Information on 267 countries. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • CIS Index (Steely Reference):
    Indexes publications of Congress, (except Congressional Record). Citation only; Print index; US Government materials; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Commerce Data Hub:
    Access US Department of Commerce data. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Congressional Publications:
    Access to all publications of the US Congress (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; ( + )
  • Copyright.gov:
    Search copyrights registered since 1978. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Data.gov:
    A federal open government data site. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • EDGAR:
    Access to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ERIC (.gov):
    Essential for education research. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Federal Register:
    Rules and notices of Federal agencies and presidential documents. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room:
    Search for declassified documents released by the CIA through the FOIA. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Global Gateway: World Culture and Resources:
    Diverse collections on world cultures. Full text included; Visual materials; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Government Periodicals Index:
    Citations to a select set of US government publications. Citation only; US Government materials; ( + )
  • Gov Info:
    Publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • HealthData.gov:
    US government healthcare datasets. US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • LINCS: Literacy Information and Communication System:
    Materials to help adult education practitioners. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • LLMC Digital Law Library Microform Consortium:
    Legal and government materials. Full text included; US Government materials; ( + )
  • National Center for Charitable Statistics:
    Statistics on nonprofit organizations and activities. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service:
    Criminal justice and substance abuse resources. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • National Trade Data Bank (Steely Reference):
    CD-ROM index to US commerce statistics, 1990-2000. Citation only; US Government materials; In Steely only; ( + )
  • OSTI.gov:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Patent and Trademark Office:
    Access to the US patent and trademark databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Science.gov:
    Search US government scientific databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Statistical Insight:
    Statistical data from governments and businesses. Full text included; US Government materials; ( + )
  • TOXNET:
    Research toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases. Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • USA.gov:
    Search all (federal, state, local) government web sites in the US. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )