A-Z Resource List of Government Publications
Listed below is a collection of frequently used web sites and Internet versions of government reference sources. It includes links to local resources such as the City of Pittsburgh, and international sites like the U.N.; but the majority of resources listed are U.S. Federal ranging from congressional/legislative, judicial and presidential materials to look-up tools such as the Statistical Abstract of the United States.
Background Notes from the State Department, includes information for countries around the world.
Bills (US Congressional) full text via Thomas
Budget of the United States
Canada: Main web-site for Canadian government. Leads to full-text Canadian publications.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Use this to look for grantsfrom the federal government.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) 1994-current via GPO Access. This is the online version of the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.
Census - American FactFinder Find and create statistical tables and maps using population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
Census Bureau Leading source of data about the nation's people and economy.
Census Publications in PDF Full-text Census Bureau publications including the population census back to 1790. CIA World Factbook Basic information for countries worldwide.
City of Pittsburgh Home Page
Code of Federal Regulations
Commerce Business Daily
Congressional and Legislative Resources via GPO Access
Congressional Record Full text via GPO Access
Copyright - Basic Information
Country Studies / Area Handbooks
County and City Data Book Data on variables such as population, crime, education, vital statistics, etc. for states, counties and cities inthe U.S.
County Business Patterns Statistical data for businesses at the county and state level
Elected Officials and Candidates locate through
Europa Gateway to the European Union
Federal Register 1994-current from National Archives
Fedstats Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies
FirstGov U.S. government's official web portal
Government Accountability Office (GAO) - Reports on audits, surveys, investigations and evaluations of Federal programs. Google U.S. Government Search
GPO Access Access to official, published versions of government information on the web.
Hearings (U.S. Congressional) full text 1998-current
Judicial Branch Resources on GPO Access
Library of Congress
National Archives Home Page
National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is the U.S.'s largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information. Occupational Outlook Handbook provides career information by occupation and is designed to provide assistance in making decisions about future work lives.
O*NET The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
Pennsylvania Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Homepage.
Presidential Materials from GPO Access. Includes remarks, speeches, and executive orders and the publications Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and Public Papers of the Presidents.
State Department Access to international and foreign policy nformation.
Statistical Abstract of the United States The National Data Book contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included.
Supreme Court Decisions from the Legal Information Institute (LII)
Tax Forms & Publications from the IRS
Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet
United Nations Documentation: Research Guide
U.S. Government Manual is the official handbook of the U.S.government and provides information on Federal government branches and agencies.