GOVERNMENT

Other Online Resources


General Resources

FirstGov
The only official U.S. Government portal to 47 million plus pages of government information, services and online transactions. Offers a powerful search engine for searching government documents. Also features a topical index, online transactions, links to state and local government, and other tools for accessing government information.

Science.gov
This site is a portal to scientific and technological material from approximately 1700 U.S. government based or supported websites. Subject links and search capabilities are built-in for easy access to information.

GPO (Indexing: January 1, 1976- ) OCLC First Search

NCLIVE
Provides citations to all types of U.S. government documents on any subject of interest to the government. Covers Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).

GPO Access
Home page for the Government Printing Office. It provides access to many government databases including the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, Congressional Bills, the Congressional Record, Public Laws, and the U.S. Code among others.

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
This site, maintained by the Library of Congress, also provides access to databases of bills, laws, the Congressional Record, etc. It has a nice, easy-to-use interface. Just keep in mind that it is not the "official site".

Fedworld
A comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.

Duke University Public Documents and Maps
A well organized site with links to many government web pages.

Tax Forms

IRS Tax Forms
To locate a federal tax form, type in its name or number; or click on "individuals," "businesses," etc. to find a specific type of form.

NC Department of Revenue
North Carolina tax forms are available at this site.

Census Data

American FactFinder
This site is the major access point to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2000 data, statistics from the 1990 decennial census, 2004 population estimates, and more. The "Fact Sheet" link retrieves data by geographic area; the three main topical categories are "People," "Housing," and "Business and Government." The "Maps and Geography" section enables creation of maps showing census geography, cities, congressional districts, etc.

Last updated November 9, 2012