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Research Guide: Government Publications

Search Government Publications

USA.gov - http://www.usa.gov
Provides centralized access to government services and information.

Catalog of Government Publications (MOCAT) - http://catalog.gpo.gov
Search for publications by subject, author, or government agency in any format.

Federal Digital System- http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
An A-Z resource for federal government agencies and publications.

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy - http://www.gpo.gov/libraries/core_docs.htm

Our Documents - www.ourdocuments.gov
Offers 100 documents important to United States History.


New York State Government Information and Publications

New York State Home Page - www.ny.gov/

New York State Government Information Locator Service - www.nysl.nysed.gov/ils

New York State Data Center - www.nylovesbiz.com/NYSDataCenter.html

New York City Government

Columbia University's Guide to New York City Documents - library.columbia.edu/indiv/usgd/guides/state_local/nyc.html

The Official New York City Website - www.nyc.gov

Some helpful Government Links:

Blog site - blog.usa.gov/

College Navigator - http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
Consumer information on colleges. Includes programs offered, retention and graduation rates, prices, aid available, degrees awarded, campus safety, and accreditation.

Congress - www.congress.gov
Access to a Directory, listing of congressional activities and a full text of the constitution. Now includes information on the activities of Congress and any new legislation.

Consumer Information Catalog - publications.usa.gov/

Defense Technical Information Center - http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/findit/howdoi/findadoc.html
A guide to finding Department of Defense documents and technical information.

GovSpot - http://www.govspot.com/
This commerical web site offers user-friendly access to government information.

National Atlas - http://nationalmap.gov/
Find, create, and customize maps.

U.S. Government Online Bookstore - http://bookstore.gpo.gov/

Statistical Sources

American Factfinder - factfinder2.census.gov
Statistics are available for American population and social and economic indicators.

Census Bureau - www.census.gov
Search all the statistics collected by Census Bureau.

Data - data.gov

Fedstats - https://fedstats.sites.usa.gov/showcase/
An a-z topical approach to finding statistics collected by government agencies.

Updated 8/24/15
Prof. Jane Devine