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Census of Agriculture (
1987, 1992 and 1997 from Cornell University
Census of Agriculture (
From the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service
California Department of Food and Agriculture (
Foreign Agricultural Trade of the U.S. (FATUS)- Economic Research Service (
Agricultural Statistics ( [USDA]
Cornell University, Mann Library's Economic Research Service Statistics (
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (
Food and Agriculture Organization (


California Government - State, Regional and Local Agencies

California State Government (
California local government information (
From Institute of Governmental Studies Library, UCB
California League of Cities (
California State Association of Counties (

California Legislative Information (

Bill Information (
Full text of bills, etc.; back to the 1993-94 session

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (

List of Federal grants

Census Bureau (

American Community Survey (
From the Census Bureau, new survey will provide timely data on communities
American Factfinder (
Browse, search and map data from Census Bureau Sources.
Censtats (
Selected Historical Census Data ( [Census Bureau]
UC Berkeley Social Science and Government Data (
Includes STF1, STF3, and SSTF 3, SSTF5, and Census Lookup
United States Historical Census Data Browser (
The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.

City Codes


NOAA National Climatic Data Center (
UC IPM Online, Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (
Includes California temperature data.
National Weather Service (
NWS Western Region forecast map (
California Highway Information (
Search current road conditions
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (

Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations - GPO Access site, 1996- ( (
Find, review and submit comments on Federal regulations that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register.
Lexis/Nexis Congressional (
Has the CFR; use the "Bills, Laws, Regulations" to search


GPO Access - Access to Congressional Publications (
Thomas (
Legislative Information on the Internet
Lexis/Nexis Congressional (
A full-service congressional information system
Lexis/Nexis Congressional Quick Guide ( [via UCSB]
Congressional Research Service Reports ( [via National Library for the Environment]


Criminal Justice

Economic Conditions

Bureau of Economic Analysis (
Includes GDP, Survey of Current Business, and more.
Economic Indicators (
Economic Report of the President (
Fedstats (
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
Liber8 (
An economic information portal for librarians and students.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (



Endangered Species

California Natural Diversity Database (
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program (
GPO Access (
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 (


Hearings on California's Energy Crisis (
Energy Information Administration (
Energy information by fuel, price, sector and statistical data.


Environmental Protection Agency (
Environmental Health Perspectives (
University of California, Davis Integrated Pest Management Project (
CERES - California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (
California Environmental Protection Agency (
Commission for Environmental Cooperation (North America) (
Information Center for the Environment - University of California, Davis (
National Library for the Environment (CNIE) (

Federal Business Opportunities

Federal Regulations

Federal Register via GPO Access ( 1994 - present
Federal Register via Lexis/Nexis Congressional (
Use "Bills, Laws, Regulations" section, 1980 - present (
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

Foreign Trade Statistics (
From the Census Bureau, current and historical monthly data.
U.S. International Trade Administration (
FATUS - Foreign Agricultural Trade of the U.S. (
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (
World Trade Organization (

Forms (
This government site provides "one-stop-shopping" for all Federal forms.
Forms from the Feds (
links to forms from Univ. of Memphis' Uncle Sam


GPO Access (

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

Historical Documents

Historical Documents ( from Thomas ( [Library of Congress]
Includes Continental Congress papers, Constitution, Declaration of Independence and Federalist Papers.
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation (
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 (
Data from 1790 - 1960 Statistical reports
Foreign Relations of the United States ( [U.S. Dept. of State]
Foreign Relations of the United States (
Digital version of volumes 1863-1958 from University of Wisconsin
American Presidency Project ( [from UCSB]
Digital National Security Archive (
Declassified primary documents central to US foreign and military policy since 1945
NARA Archival Information Locator (
Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties (, (Kappler's) 1778-1883
Biographical Directory of the American Congress (, 1774 to present



  • California Law (
  • U.S. Code ( [via GPO Access]
  • Public Laws ( [via GPO Access], from 1995-
  • Public Laws ( [via Lexis/Nexis Congressional], from 1988-

Monthly Catalog of United States Publications


Patent and Trademark Office (
Search Patents (
USPTO Patent Databases, and full text patents in text or image formats



Gallup Polls (
Lexis/Nexis Academic (
use Reference file for Polls and Surveys

Ready Reference

SEC Reports


Agricultural Statistics ( [USDA]
California Statistical Abstract (
Demographic Research (
From the California Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit
Census ( (Census Bureau Home Page)
CenStats (
FAO Statistics (
Fedstats (
Gateway to statistics from all Federal agencies
InfoNation (
Data for UN Member States
Mapstats (
State and county statistical profiles
National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) (
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web (
Penn World Tables (
SourceOECD (
Online statistics from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (
World Development Indicators: Data Query (

Supreme Court

Tax Forms

Technical Reports



U.S. Code


Water Resources