Articles & Databases


Key Resources in Government Information

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Access the publications issued by all branches of the US Government. [More about Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)] 

HeinOnline
Provides access to more than 80 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. [More about HeinOnline] 

Legislative Insight
Featuring public law, this database provides 18,000 legislative histories for laws passed from 1929 to the present. [More about Legislative Insight] 
Also known as: ProQuest Legislative Insight (replaced Congressional Universe) 

ProQuest Congressional (formerly Lexis/Nexis Congressional Universe)
This comprehensive database of U.S. Legislative information contains the full-text of bills (1989 to date), laws (1988 to date), the Federal Register (1980 to date), the Code of Federal Regulations, the National Journal (1980 to date), information on members of congress, committees, and congressional publications. [More about ProQuest Congressional (formerly Lexis/Nexis Congressional Universe)] 

Social Explorer
Provides easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States. [More about Social Explorer] 

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Statistical reference database containing information on social, political, and economic conditions, collected by the United States Census Bureau. [More about Statistical Abstract of the U.S.] 

Additional Resources in Government Information

Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
Similar to the CIA Country Fact sheets this database from the U.S. Department of State specifically concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations. [More about Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State] 

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Index to publications from U.S. government agencies, including Congress and federal bureaus and departments. [More about Catalog of U.S. Government Publications] 

Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)
Indexes historical Congressional publications, including hearing and reports from both House and Senate as well as the Serial Set. [More about Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)] 

Congressional Research Service Reports
Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports provided to the U.S. Congress on topics related to political events. [More about Congressional Research Service Reports] 

CQ Weekly
Articles on current events on Capitol Hill with legislative and election news and analysis. [More about CQ Weekly] 

Department of Energy: Information Bridge
Discover DOE research and development reports through Information Bridge. [More about Department of Energy: Information Bridge] 

ECHO - U.S. EPA Enforcement & Compliance History Online
Integrated compliance and enforcement information for approximately 800,000 facities nationwide. [More about ECHO - U.S. EPA Enforcement & Compliance History Online] 

Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
FIRST provides factual reference on international relations and security trends. [More about Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)] 

Federal Digital System
This website of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) provides free online access to official publications from the legislative and executive branches of the Federal Government. [More about Federal Digital System] 

HathiTrust
The HathiTrust is a shared digital repository, incorporating digitized content from some of the largest research libraries in the United States. [More about HathiTrust] 
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Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. [More about Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994] 

MetaLib - GPO Search Engine
MetaLib, a service of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) searches U.S. Federal government databases to find reports, articles, and citations. [More about MetaLib - GPO Search Engine] 

Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
Index to government publications published from 1895 to 1976. [More about Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications] 

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
Search technical reports from the NTIS. [More about National Technical Information Service (NTIS)] 
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Searchable collection of career information, including salary, work environment and job outlook. [More about Occupational Outlook Handbook] 

State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)
16th- and 17th-century British government documents, primarily from the papers of the Secretaries of State. [More about State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)] 

Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL)
Search U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975 and digitized by the TRAIL Working Groups. [More about Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL)] 

World Factbook - CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. [More about World Factbook - CIA]