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Government Web Sites

This page provides links to several federal government agency web sites, meta sites, and online publications. flag02.gif - 472 Bytes = frequently used sites.

USA.gov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal http://www.usa.gov/


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American FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau) http://factfinder2.census.gov
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL) http://www.bls.gov/
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp?
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

http://www.odci.gov/

CIA FOIA: Electronic Reading Room - "...provide the public with directions on how to request access to CIA information, and to provide electronic access to previously released declassified documents." http://www.foia.cia.gov/default.asp
Commission on Civil Rights http://www.usccr.gov/
Current Population Survey http://www.bls.census.gov/cps/
Department of Agriculture (USDA) http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome
Department of Commerce (DOC) http://www.doc.gov/
Department of Defense (DOD): Defense Technical Information Center http://www.defenselink.mil/
Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml
Department of Energy (DOE) http://www.energy.gov/engine/content.do
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) http://www.hhs.gov/
Department of Homeland Security http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/homeland/index.html
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) http://www.hud.gov/
Department of the Interior http://www.doi.gov/
Department of Justice (DOJ) http://www.usdoj.gov/
Department of Labor http://www.dol.gov/
Department of Transportation(DOT) http://www.dot.gov/
Department of the Treasury http://www.ustreas.gov/
Department of Veterans Affairs http://www.va.gov/
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) http://www.faa.gov/
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) http://www.fbi.gov/
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) http://www.fcc.gov/
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes FEDSTATS - U.S. government's metasite that directs you to "statistics from more than 100 U.S. Federal agencies." http://www.fedstats.gov/
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov/
FedWorld (NTIS System for Access to Government Information) http://www.fedworld.gov/
General Services Administration (GSA) http://www.gsa.gov/portal/
Global Change Master Directory http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Global Health.gov (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services) http://www.globalhealth.gov/
GPO Access - U.S. Government Manual: Main Page http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html
GovEngine.com: The Premiere Federal, State & Local Government Site on the Internet http://www.govengine.com/
Indian Health Service (IHS) http://www.ihs.gov/
International Information Programs (U.S. Dept of State) http://usinfo.state.gov/
International Trade Administration (ITA) http://www.ita.doc.gov/
The Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/
National Academy of Sciences (NAS) http://www.nas.edu/
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) http://www.nasa.gov/
National Archives and Records Administration http://www.nara.gov/
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/
National Coordination Office for Information Technology Research and Development (IT R&D) http://www.nitrd.gov/
National Institute for Literacy (NIL) http://novel.nifl.gov/
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) http://www.nist.gov/
National Institutes of Health (NIH) http://www.nih.gov/
National Library of Medicine (NLM) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.noaa.gov
The National Park Service Southeast Archaeological Center http://www.cr.nps.gov/seac/seac.htm
National Science Foundation (NSF) http://www.nsf.gov/
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) http://www.nrc.gov/
Nutrition.gov http://www.nutrition.gov
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes Occupational Outlook Handbook- Provides extensive information on careers. http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) http://www.osha.gov
Small Business Administration (SBA) http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/
Smithsonian http://www.si.edu/
Social Security Administration (SSA) http://www.ssa.gov/
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes Statistical Abstract of the United States (U.S. Census Bureau)

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
Proquest online edition. ORU database

Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet (Library of Congress) http://thomas.loc.gov
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) http://www.usaid.gov/
U.S. Air Force http://www.af.mil/
U.S. Army http://www.army.mil/
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/
  U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) http://www.access.gpo.gov/
U.S. House of Representatives http://www.house.gov/
U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) http://www.usitc.gov/
U.S. Marine Corps http://www.marines.mil/
U.S. Navy http://www.navy.mil/
The U.S. Government Manual http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) http://www.uspto.gov/
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) http://www.usps.com
Web Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Research (by Gail Partin) http://www.llrx.com/features/supremectwebguide.htm
The White House http://www.whitehouse.gov
flag02.gif - 472 Bytes The World Factbook (CIA) https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Government Web Sites - Print Aids

Several print resources provide extensive lists of government and statistical web sites. Use the Table of Contents and/or Index to quickly identify resources you may need.

Finding Statistics Online: How to Locate the Elusive Numbers You Need, call #HA33.5.B47 LRC-R
Government Information on the Internet, call #ZA5075.N68 LRC-R
Statistical Abstract of the United States (U.S. Census Bureau), call #HA202.S72 
U.S. Government on the Web Getting the Information You Need (eBook Collections)
The United States Government Internet Directory (ebrary)
The United States Government Internet Manual, call #ZA5075.G68 LRC-R

Statistics Online Statistical Abstracts

Government Statistical Web Sites

arrow Statistical Abstract of the U.S. NewProquest online edition; Print call #HA202.S72 LRC-R

arrow 2012 Statistical Abstract: The National Data Book - Data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.

arrow CensusScope - U.S. Demographics: Includes Segregation, Rankings, Charts/Trends and Maps

arrow CountryWatch - Provides international data, statistics and more.

arrow FedStats - Full text statistical statements on current social, economic, health, political, and environmental issues and public policy topics.

arrow World FactBook (CIA) - Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

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ChildStats.gov
http://www.childstats.gov/
Official web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.
Education Publications (ED Pubs) star
http://www.edpubs.gov/
6,000+ free titles (brochures, posters, research reports, videotapes and more)
The Gallup Organization
http://www.gallup.com
Polls on social issues, ethics, values, etc. Try a general search for education.
ies (Institute of Education Statistics): National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/
Provides "a comprehensive overview and analysis of the state of education in the US and comparisons to other countries." Includes:g:
· Education Statistics Quarterly full text. Free copies can be ordered.
· Digest of Education Statistics -Statistical information covering American education from kindergarten through graduate school. 400+ tables from many sources, both government and private."
· Fast Facts
International Data Table Library star
Projections of Education Statistics to 2018
Statistical Abstract 2012: Education
U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/
· American FactFinder: Education
· Educational Attainment in United States: 2010 - Detailed Tables
· School Enrollment
UNESCO's Institute for Statistics: Education (United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture)
http://www.uis.unesco.org/
Fact Sheets: Education

Government Publications and Web Sites
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