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Government Documents

SEARCH ENGINES

  • USA Search Useful search engine for government information resources.
  • Censtats Search Census statistics for demographic and econonic information.
  • Fedworld From the U.S. Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service. Includes information from scientific, technical, business and engineering federal government websites. Also, search supreme court decisions and more.
  • Thomas. Search for government bills, summaries and other legislative information.
  • SearchGov.com Quick links to federal agencies, state governments, and popular publications.
  • USAjobs. Search for federal employment opportunities.

GENERAL

  • GPO Access Over 70 databases of government information. Includes full text of The Daily Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Code, etc.
  • Oklahoma State Documents Department The Documents department at Oklahoma State University contains a wealth of information for GPO Access. Also links to state and international information.
  • Publications.USA.gov Website Hundreds of free publications to read on-line or order. Every topic from automobiles to weather. Entertaining and informative.

FEDERAL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

  • THOMAS--Legislative Information on the Internet This is the place for current legislative information. Check the status of major legislation, congressional committee reports, and historical documents. Updated daily.
  • White House The White House maintains a "virtual library" of press releases and information about the first families. Take a tour of the White House without crowds.
  • Department of State Traveling outside the US? Look here first for. Bulletins and information about every nation. Foreign policy statements and updates.
  • Bureau of the Census The source for social, demographic, and economic data. Information from the 1990 census of population, as well as the 1992 economic census.
  • Government Printing Office General information about publications available free or for sale from the government. The Monthly Catalog of Government Publications (indexed since 1994) can be searched here.

STATE AND INTERNATIONAL SITES

  • Oklahoma State Government Information Server Links to nearly every Oklahoma State Agency and branch. The Employment Security Commission maintains Oklahoma Job Net, which can be accessed from this site.
  • Excellent way to locate Oklahoma Information! Annotated list produced by Oklahoma State Agencies listed by the producing agency.
  • Oklahoma Department of Libraries ODL is the official state library of Oklahoma, and is a Regional Depository for Federal and State documents. This site contains ODL publications and program information.
  • United Nations The premier site for international statistics and reports. Has easy-to-use search capability.
  • Country Studies These popular books each cover a single country or region of the world. Everything you'd ever want to know about our neighbors, near and far. Each can be searched or browsed.
  • Eurostat Statistical information about European Union countries.

STATISTICS

  • FEDSTATS Statistics compiled by over 70 different government agencies. Different areas profiled each month.
  • U.S.Census Selected Census databases, including County Business Patterns (employment and earnings by SIC code), occupation data from the 1990 census, and USA Counties (demographic information, updated every two years).
  • American Fact Finder Source for population, housing, econcomic and geographic data all in one place.
  • Bureau of Economic Census National, International and Regional economic infomation.

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