Specific government sites:
- Federal Depository Library Basic Collection List
"Publications included in the Basic Collection are vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of their Federal Government." These Federal documents are available online or at New Orleans Public Library.
"FirstGov is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to give you a centralized place to find
information from local, state, and U.S. Government Agency websites."
- A user-friendly interface for information from the U.S. Census Bureau.
American Secular Holidays Calendar
- This site's search request produces a list of the dates
of federal holidays and celebrations in any year you submit.
- Designed to to provide one-stop online access to resources, services, and information available
throughout the Federal government.
- FAQs about the American government
- Frequently Asked Questions of the U.S. Government
- Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Statistics, a directory of federal correctional institutions, how to get
inmate information, etc.
- Federal Web Sites in Spanish (Los Sitio Web Federales en Espaņol)
- A list of Spanish-language U.S. government sites on the web. From the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
- More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to
the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access
to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.
- Provides "one-stop-shopping" for Federal forms most used by the public.
- Freedom of Information Act
- Information from the Federal Communications Commission
- Government Accountability Office
- U.S. Government Printing
- "The premiere federal, state, and local government site on the Internet"
"...your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Five federal agencies - U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Small Business Administration - have come together to create this single point of access for federal loan information on the Web."
- "GovSpot is the government information portal of the Web. The free site
offers a high-utility collection of top government and civic resources
along with insightful, non-partisan editorial in one user-friendly spot."
- Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve
Report or Technical
- How Air Force One Works
- "In this edition of HowStuffWorks, we'll see what sets Air Force One apart from other planes, and
we'll find out what it takes to send the president around the world. With all of the things that Air Force One
carries, it's no wonder the media calls it the 'flying White House.'"
- National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
- The internet page for the 9-11 Commission, complete with the 9-11 Report, Commission hearings (transcripts and video), and more.
- The National
of Historic Places
- Use the web search feature to generate lists of
Register properties by state/county.
American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
- From the Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
- Supreme Court of the United
- Court schedules and opinions, biographies of the justices, history and
photographs of the Court, and more.
- U.S.-China Security Review Commission
- The purpose of the commission is to study, investigate, assess and
report to Congress on the economic and security implications of the
bilateral economic relationship between the United States and the
People's Republic of China.
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