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Databases, Indexes and Search Engines for Government Information

Browse Topics is a resource designed to be the pathway to any publicly-accessible, Government information. Maintained by volunteer librarians, Browse Topics helps the public locate data, conduct research, and learn about various government Web sites.

This finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. 

The official Government Printing Office site. Nearly exhaustive links to legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government information.  GPO provides publishing and dissemination services for the official and authentic government publications to Congress, Federal agencies, Federal depository libraries, and the American public.

Provides easy access to a full range of statistics and other information by more than 70 Federal agencies.

A federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.  Search results are retrieved from FDSys and CGP.

As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.

Official handbook of the Federal Government provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees.

Comprehensive list maintained by the Serial and Government Publications Division of the Library of Congress

Checklist of US Public Documents, 1789-1909

Congressional and Departmental Publications, Volume 1 http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1029/m1/ 1/ from the University of North Texas

AskCarlos.com's Government Information Portal (GovInfo) http://1909checklist.askcarlos.com/   This is a scan of the checklist of documents published 1789 - 1909

List of links to agencies and sites for more government information, compiled by Indiana University and Purdue University.

EDGAR, the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, is a database of forms filed with the SEC. Search EDGAR to find 10-K forms and other company filings.

For more than 40 years, the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) has been a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services.

The FedWorld.gov web site is a gateway to government information. This site is managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as part of its information management mandate from the Department of Commerce.