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Access Tools

Google U.S. Government Search
www.google.com/unclesam

GPO Access
www.gpoaccess.gov

University of Michigan Library Documents Center
http://www.lib.umich.edu/government-documents-center

USA.Gov: Your First Click to the U.S. Government
www.USA.gov

Arts

National Endowment for the Arts
www.nea.org

Business

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
County Business Patterns
http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
Foreign Trade Statistics
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Survey of Current Business
http://www.bea.gov/scb/index.htm

Congressional and Legislative Information

GPO Access
www.gpoaccess.gov

Thomas
http://thomas.loc.gov

U.S. House of Representatives
www.house.gov

U.S. Senate
www.senate.gov

Consumer Information

Federal Trade Commission
www.ftc.gov

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov
 
U.S. General Services Administration
Federal Citizen Information Center
www.pueblo.gsa.gov

U.S. General Services Administration
Federal Citizen Information Center
USA Services
www.info.gov

Crime

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
www.ncjrs.org

U.S. Department of Justice
www.usdoj.gov

U.S. Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
www.fbi.gov

Demographics

U.S. Department of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
www.census.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
County and City Data Book
http://www.census.gov/statab/www/ccdb.html
 
U.S. Department of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
United States Statistical Abstract
www.census.gov/compendia/statab

Economy

Executive Office of the President
Office of Management and Budget
Budget of the United States
www.gpoaccess.gov/usbudget

Federal Reserve Board
Federal Reserve Bulletin
www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
www.bls.gov

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Consumer Price Index
www.bls.gov/cpi

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.gov

Education

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
www.eric.ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education
www.ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education
National Center for Education Statistics
www.nces.ed.gov

Energy

U.S. Department of Energy
www.energy.gov

Geography and Travel

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Maps and Publications
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/cia-maps-publications

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Maps of National Forests
www.fs.fed.us/maps

U.S. Department of Defense
Area Handbook Series
Country Studies
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Summary of Sanitation Inspections of International Cruise Ships
www.cdc.gov/nceh/vsp/

U.S. Department of State
Background Notes
www.state.gov/www/background_notes/index.html

U.S. Department of State
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt

U.S. Department of State
Diplomatic List
http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/dpl/#
 
U.S. Department of State
Foreign Consular Offices in the U.S.
http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/
  
U.S. Department of State
Travel Warnings
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html

U.S. Executive Office of the President
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/index.html

U.S. Geological Survey
Topographic Maps
http://topomaps.usgs.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Service
www.uscis.gov

Health

U.S. Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Nutrition Assistance Program
www.fns.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
www.fsis.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.hhs.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HealthFinder
www.healthfinder.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Care Financing Administration
www.os.dhhs.gov/about/opdivs/hcfa.html

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Health Statistics
www.cdc.gov/nchs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Information Center
www.health.gov/nhic

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov

History

Air Force Historical Studies Office
www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil

Army Education Center
(Carlisle Barracks Military History Institute)
www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec

Army Heritage Collection Online
www.ahco.army.mil/site/index.jsp

Army Quartermaster Foundation
www.qmfound.com

Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties
www.library.okstate.edu

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov

National Archives
www.nara.gov

Naval Historical Center
www.history.navy.mil

United States Marine Corps
www.usmc.mil

Intellectual Property

European Patent Office
http://ep.espacenet.com

Copyright Office
www.copyright.gov

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
www.uspto.gov

Labor

U.S. Department of Labor
www.bls.gov

Statistics

Federal Statistics
http://www.fedstats.gov

Taxes

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.gov

Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
www.bts.gov

U.S. Department of Transportation
National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov

Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov

Vital Statistics

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Health Statistics
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

Weather

Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
www.weather.gov/emwin/index.htm

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Storm Watch
http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/nhp/stormwatch.shtm

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Air Resources Laboratory
http://www.arl.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Aircraft Operations
www.aoc.noaa.gov/aircraft.htm

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Geostationary Satellite Server
http://www.goes.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
http://www.ncep.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Climatic Data Center
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Data Buoy Center
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Hurricane Center
www.nhc.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Satellite and Information Service
http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov

U.S. Global Hydrology & Climate Center
Earth Science Office
http://www.ghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/ghcc_home.html

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
www.nrl.navy.mil