Frequently Asked Questions http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Faq.shtml
No kidding, this page is where you should look first for a wide variety of consumer oriented questions.
Federal Resources Organized by Topic
Federal Web Locator http://lawdbase.law.villanova.edu/fedweb/
Federal Agencies Directory http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/fedgov.html
GPO Access http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html
Federal Forms http://www.forms.gov
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Links to various government forms that are frequently asked for by the
public, including passport applications, citizenship and naturalization
forms and patent and trademark forms.
Census 2000 http://www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html
State Legal Sources on the Web http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/statelaw.html
Tax Forms by State
Where to Write for Vital Records
Birth, death, marriage or divorce information. Proper procedure listed by state.
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Includes the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the
Federalists Papers, the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation
100 Milestone Documents http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=milestone
These documents, sponsored by the National Archives and Records
Administration, chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.
Elected Officials http://www.congress.org/congressorg/dbq/officials/
Find elected officials, including the president, members of Congress, governors, state legislators and local officials
State Department web site designed for an international audience "to help create an environment receptive to U.S. national interests". Includes information on US political processes, policies and culture. Older version found at
US Embassies and Consulates
Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev.html
Docs Cite http://www.asu.edu/lib/hayden/govdocs/docscite/docscite.htm
A step-by-step guide to putting government publication citations into proper style format.
Prepared by Prof. Jane Cramer and Lois Thom