- American Studies
- Art History
- Business Society and Culture
- Business Studies
- Classical Studies
- Computer Science
- Environmental Studies
- Film Studies
- General Resources
- Government Information
- Medical Humanities
- Medieval Studies
- News Resources
- Pan-African Studies
- Political Science
- Public Health
- Religion and Theology
- Russian Studies
- Theater Arts
- Women's Studies
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|America, History and Life||
Journal articles, dissertations and books published since 1964 on US and Canadian history; with abstracts.
Demographic and other statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Free U.S. Government Website.
|Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids||
Resource for children and teachers/parents on the United States Government.
|Congressional Research Service Reports||
Select CRS reports. Hosted by UNT libraries. Free website.
Selective index of journal articles in Education and reports in Education from 1966 to the present.
Catalog of U.S.Government Publications. Documents from 1976 onward can be found in this catalog. Links to full text where available. (free website)
|Homeland Security Digital Library||
U.S. Government database of “open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.”
Selectively indexes, with full text, over 5700 publications in news, business, law and matters of popular interest, mostly from the last ten years.
|Library of Congress Databases & E-Resources||
Free databases offered by the Library of Congress.
|National Climatic Data Center Online Document Library||
Data archived by the NCDC.
|New Jersey Law||
From Rutgers School of Law. Compilation of NJ legislation and regulations, judiciary decisions, and municipal and county ordinances. (Free Website.)
|New Jersey State Homepage||
Gateway to NJ Government sites and documents. (Free website)
|NTIS National Technical Information Service||
Index of technical reports commissioned by U.S. Government agencies. (username and password – ask at Reference desk)
Indexing and text of a variety of sources pertaining to US government, including many Congressional publications. Coverage extends back 7 to 20 years.
|Public Health Reports||
(user name = Drew email username; password – ask at Reference desk)
|Statistical Abstract of the United States||
A comprehensive collection of statistics related to social, political and economic conditions in the United States. Published annually by the government since 1878; as of 2013 published by Proquest. Updated monthly.
Research tool with over 15 billion economic, legal, governmental, political and education-related data points from both licensed and public domain sources.
Legislative information from the Library of Congress. Track bills, read bill full text, browse activity in Congress.
|USA Trade Online||
Current and cumulative U.S. export and import data, by NAICS and enhanced SIC codes.
(username and password – ask at Reference desk)
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Online Books by United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary
A New Nation Votes
Election results from early elections.
THE source for “population, housing, economic and geographic” info. Make tables, browse subjects, view maps and more. Find demographic information for towns, cities, counties and states.
American Founders Online: An Annotated Guide to Their Papers and Publications
Online access to many of the founding Fathers’ writings, from the Library of Congress.
American President: Resource on the U.S. Presidents
From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, an excellent reference source for US presidents, with biographical and professional information and loads of links to more resources.
Census Bureau Home Page
Offers a variety of data access tools, including American Factfinder and CenStats. CenStats provides access to County Business Patterns, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, Occupation by Race and Sex, USA Counties, International Trade Data, etc.
Checklist of United States public documents 1789-1909
Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution
Congress Votes database
Excellent resource for voting records of Congressmen/women from the Washington Post.
County and City Data Books
This resource provides access to the 1944 through 2000 County and City Data Books. This service provides the opportunity to create custom printouts and/or customized data subsets (subsets only available for 1988-2000).
The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
Digitization Projects Registry
The Registry is a listing of publicly accessible collections of digitized U.S. Government publications
Dirksen Congressional Center: [Historical Collections] Everett M. Dirksen, Newsletters: Congressional Front, 1933-46
From his first week in office in the House of Representatives through 1946, Congressman Everett Dirksen personally composed and typed weekly newsletters (while Congress was in session) to his constituents in central Illinois. Congressional Front, as it was called, covered the personalities, politics, and policies of Congress and the federal government.
Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.
European Union Internet Resources – Berkeley Library
FBI Records – The Vault
The Vault is our new electronic reading room, containing more than 3,000 documents that have been scanned from paper into digital copies so you can read them in the comfort of your home or office.
FDTF Government Information
GODORT’s list of Frequently Used Sites Related to U.S. Federal Government Information.
“The Daily Journal of the US Government.”
Geologic Atlas of the United States
The Texas A&M University Libraries provides online access to the U.S. Geological Survey, 227 folios published by the U.S. Geological Survey between 1894 and 1945.
Government Document Resources Online
Find government publications from Canada. Lots of statistical information and more.
GPO Access (archive)
GPO access is/was an index to U.S. Government publications. It has been superceded by FDsys.
Historical Census Browser
“In addition to basic counts of population and housing units, all decades contain information on race, gender, and some measure of household size and composition. Beginning with 1840, some economic characteristics such as education and occupation are included. Later decades have many variables, including ancestry, literacy, and income variables. In a few cases, the census data were augmented with information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Council of Churches of Christ.”
Immigration to the US, 1789-1930
“Immigration to the US, 1789-1930 is a web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard’s libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the United States from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression. For Internet users worldwide, Immigration to the US provides unparalleled, free and open digital access to a significant selection of unique source materials—more than 410,000 pages, 100 individually cataloged maps, and 7,800 photographs.”
3 million out of copyright texts, music, video and more!
Library – Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Provides full text access to a selection of intelligence documents. The Historical Collection and Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room contain historical documents.
Library Statistics Program: State Library Agency Report for FY 2006
Information about state libraries, from the Census Bureau. PDF.
Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000
Health topics, drug information, medical dictionaries and directories and links to organizations, publications, and consumer health libraries. From the National Library of Medicine.
Search across multiple government databases.
National Agricultural Library Digital Collections
Exhaustive index to archives housed by the National Archives in Washington DC. Some fulltext online access available.
National Atlas of the United States
Create and view layered maps combining boundary, scientific/geologic, demographic, industrial, etc. factors, or print out pre-created subject maps of the U.S.
National Library of Medicine- Health Information
Link to MEDLINE, MEDLINEplus and research resources for information on AIDS, cancer, bioethics, the history of medicine, mental health disorders, and more.
Printable Maps List: Reference and Outline Maps of the United States
A U.S. Government source for maps of the US and individual states. Map types include county borders, counties and towns, rivers and lakes.
State Blue Books
“SLDTF’s wiki for State blue books. Information for each state includes the following: State, “Blue Book” Title, URL (If available), and Notes (if any).”
State Fact Sheets – USDA Economic Research Service
State Government Information Index
State of New Jersey
Statistical Abstract of the United States
THE standard source for social, political and economic statistics from 1878 to the present. Government and private source data.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Inventory
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Site facilitates access to technical data, regulatory material and compliance information, and the EPA policy line. Keyword and other search capabilities are provided.
UCB Libraries | GovInfo | Foreign Information by Country
United Nations Statistics Division
Access Social and Demographic statistics, and the Commodity Trade Statistics Database (UN Comtrade)
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)
The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
War Powers – Law Library of Congress
Excellent site for legislative and legal resources on the War Powers Act, from the Law Library of the Library of Congress.