Favorite Federal Resources
This list of selected favorite online resources provides reliable, authentic primary resources concerning Federal Documents. For more online federal resources visit the A to Z list of recommended Federal Online Resources.
All of the sites below are Unrestricted access sites.
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Government Printing Office)
The GPO catalog contains records of U.S. publications from July 1976-Present. As a Regional Depository, Louisiana Tech has the majority of these publications in the library and most can be checked out. Internet-only government documents are also available through the library’s database.
is the official source for federal legislative information. It replaces the nearly 20-year-old site with a system that includes platform mobility, comprehensive information retrieval and user-friendly presentation.
- Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
This collection provides American citizens with direct online access to the basic Federal Government documents that define our democratic society. These titles contain information about the democratic process that is critical to informed citizens. They support the public’s right to know about the essential activities of the Government.
Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. This database includes statistical profiles of states, counties, and districts.
- FDsys – GPO’s Federal Digital System
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and is preserved as technology changes.
A service of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, MetaLib searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
- Statistical Abstracts of the United States (1879-2012)
- U.S. Census Bureau summary of statistics on the social and economic conditions in
the United States.
- USA.gov: The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
- Portal to information about the U.S. government and its services. Includes subject
groupings, links to federal and state agencies, and headlines.