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FedWorld.Gov is a gateway to federal government information on the Web, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital content management system created by the Government Printing Office that has replaced GPO Access, which was created in 1994 to provide electronic access to government publications.

County and City Data Book: 2007 is the online version of the latest U.S. Census Bureau's printed work. It is the most comprehensive source of information about individual counties and cities in the U.S. (Note: The Library also owns a copy of the printed work, which may be in the Reference Room.)

State of California is the official state Web site, and a gateway to many state, county, and local sites as well.

The Statistical Abstract of the United States website provides online access to the authoritative and comprehensive source of the country's social, economic, and political statistics that was originally published in book form by the U.S. Census Bureau. Access is provided to the 1878 through 2012 editions. After 2012, the Census Bureau ceased its publication, and there is now a similar ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, a book which the Library owns.  

The United States Government Manual is the “official handbook of the Federal Government,” and this online version essentially provides much of the same type of information as the print version—directory information about the agencies and personnel of the three government branches as well as quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees. There is the added advantage of continual updates. (Note: The Library owns the print version only through the 2011 edition.)

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official portal for information and services. It is organized into four major areas: Get Services, Explore Topics, Find Government Agencies, and Contact Government. There is also a keyword search function provided.

Using the Magazine, Journal, and Newspaper databases should also be considered.

 

                                                                                

 Last Published 11/7/13