An interactive tool for compiling data from the Decennial Census, Economic Census, American Community Survey and other governmental surveys. Use American FactFinder to view, print, and download statistics about population, housing, industry, and business.
Subjects: Government Documents
A finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options. Records begin in July 1976.
From the Library of Congress's American Memory collection, this site consists of browsable scans of published congressional records from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, (1774-1875). It includes the Statutes at Large (1789-1875), congressional bills and resolutions for selected sessions beginning with the 6th Congress (1799), The House Journal (1789-1875), the Senate Journal (1789-1875), the Senate Executive Journal (1789-1875), and Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-89).
Congress.gov provides access to federal legislation from the current Congress and back to the 1990s. It also includes the text of the Congressional Record, Congressional reports and information on Members of Congress and Committees. Also includes CRS Reports from 2018 forward.
Contains the decisions of the Mayor's Agent of the District of Columbia as well as the D.C. Federal and local courts regarding historic properties. The D.C. Preservation Law protects all landmarks or structures that contribute to a historic district listed in the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites. Under the law, permit applications involving a listed property, a building contributing to a historic district or its site must be reviewed for historic compatibility prior to issuance.
Provides access to post World War II previously classified documents from the CIA, FBI and other agencies covering major international events such as the Cold war, Vietnam, foreign policy, and civil rights. Includes correspondence and memoranda, minutes of cabinet meetings, technical studies, national security policy statements, and intelligence reports.
Subjects: Government Documents
GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes. You can search all of its collections together, or you can limit your search to one or more collections.
Provides access to digitized copies of the Federal Register from 1936 to current. It is updated daily and includes the Federal Register indexes. Also provides search function to locate specific federal regulations that appear in the Federal Register, from 2015 to current.
"Presidents often establish special boards, task forces, commissions and committees. This resource serves a bibliographic database of these reports. Over 6,000 reports on items such as 9/11, the assassination of JFK, bioethics and more are searchable and over 1,200 are available in full-text."
"The Session Laws collection contains session laws for the United States, Canada, the 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The U.S. Statutes at Large are from 1789 forward, in PDF format."
"State Statutes: A Historical Archive includes superseded state statutes for all fifty states. Browse or search the statutes by state, publication title, date, and text. Coverage goes back until 1717. Note: this library does not contain current state statutes. The titles included for each state were verified against Pimsleur’s Checklist of Basic American Legal Publications."
"HeinOnline has various modules, which are are fully-searchable. This library contains PDF documents for Attorney General's National Committee to study the antitrust laws (1955) -- Attorney General. Annual Report. U.S. Department of Justice (1870-2005) -- Digest of the published opinions of the Attorneys-General, & of the leading decisions of the federal courts, with reference to international law, treaties and kindred subject (1877) -- Official opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States (1791-1982) -- Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice (1977-1996."
"HeinOnline has various modules, which are are fully-searchable. This database contains PDF documents for Annals of Congress, Register of Debates, Congressional Globe, Congressional Record, American State Papers, and Journals of the Continental Congress."
The U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals database is a collection of the official decisions of some of the United States' most important government institutions. The first part of this collection is now available, and links to the individual titles are listed below.
"The U.S. Federal Legislative History Library is a collection of federal legislative histories on landmark Acts. Each piece of legislation available in the database includes the public law number, Statutes at Large citation, and any relevant books, articles, and Legislative Histories in its entry."
Subjects: Government Documents
The Chesapeake Digital Preservation Group features government, policy, and legal information archived from the Web through a partnership between state and academic law libraries. The collections include: * Reports relating to U.S. government and policy * Selected state, federal, and foreign government documents * Materials relating to public policy and legal issues in Maryland * Publications issued by Virginia's judicial branch * Materials relating to the District of Columbia
"LLMC Digital is an electronic database of historical legal materials containing case reporters, statutes of the U.S. and selected foreign nations, U.S. government documents, and many other legal materials. It is a rich source for legal history researchers."
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Bills & Public Laws 1987-present; Committee Prints & misc. publications 1817-present; Congressional Record Bound Edition & predecessors 1789-2001; Congressional Record Daily Edition 1985-present; Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports 1916-present; Hearings 1817-present; House & Senate Documents 1817-present; House & Senate Reports 1789-present; Serial Set publications 1789-present; Serial Set Maps 1789-1969; CIS Legislative Histories 1969-present.
"The Congressional Hearings Digital Collection contains unpublished and published hearings. It includes full transcripts of the proceedings, all oral statements, committee questions and discussion. House unpublished hearings through 1979 are included. Published hearings also contain texts of related reports, statistical analyses, correspondence, exhibits and articles presented by witnesses or inserted into the record by committee members and staff. Former name of database: LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection."
The Congressional Research Digital Collection contains full text of CRS reports since 1916 and selected full text of committee prints since 1830. Former name of database: LexisNexis Congressional Research Digital Collection.
"The ProQuest Congressional Serial Set I & II database includes indexing, bibliographic information, and searchable PDFs for all U.S. Congressional Serial Set publications from 1789-1969 and 1970-current. The Serial Set contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports. Database name in earlier years: LexisNexis Congressional Serial Set."
Presidential executive orders and proclamations since the beginning of the U.S. presidency to the present are searchable by keyword and title.
Research the history of U.S. Indian claims from 1789-present. Trace the history of Indian claims by Indian Nation, geography, or case docket number. Includes comprehensive Indian Claims Commission collection 1948-1978, with briefs, docket books, decisions, expert testimony, oral transcripts; content related to pre-1948 claims presented to Congress and/or brought before the Court of Claims; content related to post-1978 claims brought before the US Court of Claims (through 1982) and US Court of Federal Claims (through 2006); documents related to post-2006 settlement of claims; and treaties and claims-related statutes. Includes congressional publications directly related to Indian claims, indexed by docket numbers and claims-related maps.
"This collection offers researchers a single location for discovery of Supreme Court dockets, complete opinions, oral arguments, joint appendices and briefs, including those filed by amicus curiae."
"This module is an online collection of Supreme Court cased from 1997 to 2018/19 term in which the petition for writ of certiorari was denied. All documents are fully searchable PDFs, including petition state briefs."
Regulations.gov is the federal government's central website for posting notices of proposed agency regulations and for receiving public comments on those notices. You can also use this site * to read others' comments on proposed regulations; * to identify and view a variety of documents on a regulatory docket; * to get email alerts as documents are added to a regulatory docket; and * to get an RSS feed of documents from the daily Federal Register.
This free State and Local Government Internet directory provides one-stop access to the web sites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments. Only sites that are controlled and actively managed by state and local government agencies are included. Features a State Topical Guide providing easy access to one-page listings of key government functions across all 50 states.