Government Information

Quick Subject Guide

Agencies

Agriculture

USDA (http://www.usda.gov/)
Census of Agriculture (http://agcensus.mannlib.cornell.edu/)
1987, 1992 and 1997 from Cornell University
Census of Agriculture (http://www.agcensus.usda.gov)
From the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
California Department of Food and Agriculture (http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/)
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the U.S. (FATUS)- Economic Research Service (http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/fatus/)
Agricultural Statistics (http://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/Ag_Statistics/) [USDA]
Cornell University, Mann Library's Economic Research Service Statistics (http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/homepage.do)
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (http://www.ams.usda.gov/)
Food and Agriculture Organization (http://www.fao.org/)

Budget

California Government - State, Regional and Local Agencies

California State Government (http://www.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp)
California local government information (http://igs.berkeley.edu/library/cagovdocs/)
From Institute of Governmental Studies Library, UCB
California League of Cities (http://www.cacities.org/)
California State Association of Counties (http://www.csac.counties.org/)

California Legislative Information (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/)

Bill Information (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html)
Full text of bills, etc.; back to the 1993-94 session

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (http://www.cfda.gov/)

List of Federal grants

Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov/)

American Community Survey (http://www.census.gov/acs/www/)
From the Census Bureau, new survey will provide timely data on communities
American Factfinder (http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en)
Browse, search and map data from Census Bureau Sources.
Censtats (http://censtats.census.gov/)
Selected Historical Census Data (http://www.census.gov/population/www/censusdata/hiscendata.html) [Census Bureau]
UC Berkeley Social Science and Government Data (http://sunsite3.berkeley.edu/GovData/info/)
Includes STF1, STF3, and SSTF 3, SSTF5, and Census Lookup
United States Historical Census Data Browser (http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/)
The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.

City Codes

Climate

NOAA National Climatic Data Center (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html)
UC IPM Online, Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/WEATHER/wxretrieve.html)
Includes California temperature data.
National Weather Service (http://www.nws.noaa.gov/)
NWS Western Region forecast map (http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/)
California Highway Information (http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/)
Search current road conditions
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (http://unfccc.int/)

Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations - GPO Access site, 1996- (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/)
Regulations.gov (http://www.regulations.gov/)
Find, review and submit comments on Federal regulations that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register.
Lexis/Nexis Congressional (http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/)
Has the CFR; use the "Bills, Laws, Regulations" to search

Congress

GPO Access - Access to Congressional Publications (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/legislative.html)
Thomas (http://thomas.loc.gov/)
Legislative Information on the Internet
Lexis/Nexis Congressional (http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/)
A full-service congressional information system
Lexis/Nexis Congressional Quick Guide (http://www.library.ucsb.edu/subjects/gov/comp-qui.html) [via UCSB]
Congressional Research Service Reports (http://www.ncseonline.org/NLE/CRS/index.cfm) [via National Library for the Environment]

Copyright

Criminal Justice

Economic Conditions

Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/)
Includes GDP, Survey of Current Business, and more.
Economic Indicators (http://www.esa.doc.gov/about-economic-indicators)
Economic Report of the President (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/)
Economic Statistics (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/govinfo/guides/economic.php) [UCD Guide]
Fedstats (http://www.fedstats.gov/)
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
Liber8 (http://liber8.stlouisfed.org/)
An economic information portal for librarians and students.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (http://stats.bls.gov/)

Education

Elections

Endangered Species

California Natural Diversity Database (http://www.dfg.ca.gov/biogeodata/cnddb/)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program (http://www.fws.gov/endangered/)
GPO Access (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/)
Search the Federal Register for information on proposed or new regulations regarding the Endangered or Threatened Species list.
CITES - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (http://www.cites.org/)

Energy

Hearings on California's Energy Crisis (http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate08ch107.html)
Energy Information Administration (http://www.eia.doe.gov/)
Energy information by fuel, price, sector and statistical data.

Environment

Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/)
Environmental Health Perspectives (http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/)
University of California, Davis Integrated Pest Management Project (http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/)
CERES - California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (http://www.ceres.ca.gov/)
California Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.calepa.ca.gov/)
Commission for Environmental Cooperation (North America) (http://www.cec.org/)
Information Center for the Environment - University of California, Davis (http://ice.ucdavis.edu/)
National Library for the Environment (CNIE) (http://www.ncseonline.org/nle/)

Federal Business Opportunities

Federal Regulations

Federal Register via GPO Access (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/) 1994 - present
Federal Register via Lexis/Nexis Congressional (http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/)
Use "Bills, Laws, Regulations" section, 1980 - present
Regulations.gov (http://www.regulations.gov/)
On this site, you can find, review, and submit comments on Federal documents that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register.

Foreign Embassies

Foreign Trade

United States Foreign Trade: Data and Reference Guides (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/govinfo/guides/trade-us.php)
International Foreign Trade: Data and Refererence Guides (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/govinfo/guides/trade-world.php)
Foreign Trade Statistics (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/)
From the Census Bureau, current and historical monthly data.
U.S. International Trade Administration (http://www.ita.doc.gov/)
FATUS - Foreign Agricultural Trade of the U.S. (http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/fatus/)
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/index.htm)
World Trade Organization (http://www.wto.org/)

Forms

Forms.gov (http://www.forms.gov/)
This government site provides "one-stop-shopping" for all Federal forms.
Forms from the Feds (http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/forms.php)
links to forms from Univ. of Memphis' Uncle Sam

Genealogy

GPO Access (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/)

The U.S. Government Printing Office official site for Federal government information and publications.

Historical Documents

Historical Documents (http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/PrimDocsHome.html) from Thomas (http://thomas.loc.gov/) [Library of Congress]
Includes Continental Congress papers, Constitution, Declaration of Independence and Federalist Papers.
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html)
U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873. Includes the Continental Congress Journals, House and Senate Journals, Annals of Congress and other documents.
United States Historical Census Data Browser (http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/)
Data from 1790 - 1960 Statistical reports
Foreign Relations of the United States (http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/) [U.S. Dept. of State]
Foreign Relations of the United States (http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/)
Digital version of volumes 1863-1958 from University of Wisconsin
American Presidency Project (http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/) [from UCSB]
Digital National Security Archive (http://nsarchive.chadwyck.com/)
Declassified primary documents central to US foreign and military policy since 1945
NARA Archival Information Locator (http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/)
Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties (http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/), (Kappler's) 1778-1883
Biographical Directory of the American Congress (http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp), 1774 to present

Immigration

Laws

  • California Law (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html)
  • U.S. Code (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/) [via GPO Access]
  • Public Laws (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/plaws/) [via GPO Access], from 1995-
  • Public Laws (http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/) [via Lexis/Nexis Congressional], from 1988-

Monthly Catalog of United States Publications

Patents

Patent and Trademark Office (http://www.uspto.gov/)
Search Patents (http://patents.uspto.gov/)
USPTO Patent Databases, and full text patents in text or image formats

Peacekeeping

Polls

Gallup Polls (http://www.gallup.com/)
Lexis/Nexis Academic (http://www.lexisnexis.com/us/lnacademic/)
use Reference file for Polls and Surveys

Ready Reference

SEC Reports

Statistics

Guide to Government Statistical Resources (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/govinfo/guides/statistics.php)
Agricultural Statistics (http://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/Ag_Statistics/) [USDA]
California Statistical Abstract (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/sa_home.htm)
Demographic Research (http://www.dof.ca.gov/Research/Research.php)
From the California Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit
Census (http://www.census.gov/) (Census Bureau Home Page)
CenStats (http://censtats.census.gov/)
FAO Statistics (http://faostat.fao.org/site/291/default.aspx)
Fedstats (http://www.fedstats.gov/)
Gateway to statistics from all Federal agencies
InfoNation (http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_infonation.htm)
Data for UN Member States
Mapstats (http://www.fedstats.gov/mapstats/)
State and county statistical profiles
National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) (http://www.nass.usda.gov)
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web (http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/stats/offstats/)
Penn World Tables (http://pwt.econ.upenn.edu/php_site/pwt61_form.php)
SourceOECD (http://new.sourceoecd.org/)
Online statistics from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/)
World Development Indicators: Data Query (http://ddp-ext.worldbank.org/ext/DDPQQ/member.do?method=getMembers&userid=1&queryId=6)

Supreme Court

Tax Forms

Technical Reports

Trademarks

Treaties

U.S. Code

Veterans

Water Resources