About This Site | SIU School of Law | SIU Law Library

General U.S. Government and Other Law-Related Resources

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
GPO Access makes these current and historical Federal Government documents available for free, permanent, public access because they define our democratic society. These titles contain information vital to the democratic process and critical to an informed electorate. They support the public's right to know about the essential activities of their Government.
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Federal Citizen Information Center
Gateway to federal government information about consumer issues. Federal Programs tab provides access to electronic publications about various federal programs, as well as links to a wide variety of websites.
Publisher: U.S. General Services Administration.

Federal Government Resources on the Web
Part of the Documents Center's central reference and referral point for government information, including local, state, federal, foreign, and international, this page provides links to numerous federal websites.
Publisher: University of Michigan Library. Documents Center.

FedWorld was established to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the federal government. The Top Government Websites page links to government sites using drop-down menus for subject-based U.S. government sites, other important government information, FedWorld Information Network, and executive branch agency websites. There are also pages for finding federal jobs, searching for government research and development publications, locating government science and technology sites, searching FirstGov, searching Supreme Court decisions, and locating IRS tax forms.
Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce. National Technical Information Service.

Frequently Used Sites Related to U.S. Federal Government Information
Links to federal, state, and local government websites, arranged by branch of government and subject. The site also has a search engine.
Publisher: Vanderbilt University. Government Information Services.

Google U.S. Government Search
Runs a Google search limited to .gov and .mil websites.

Government Publications Library
Collection of links on more than 150 alphabetically listed subjects concerning the United States.
Publisher: University of Colorado. Government Publications Library.

Government Web Resources
This page of links is maintained by the Serial and Government Publications Division of the LOC.
Publisher: Library of Congress.

GPO Access
U.S. Government Printing Office provides free electronic access to important information products produced by the federal government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and can be used without restriction. Resources are arranged by branch of U.S. government, Legislative, Executive, Judicial, and by topic. Also includes A-Z Resource List of all official resources available on GPO Access.
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office.

GPOAccess Browse Topics
This service is the product of a partnership between the Government Printing Office and the Oklahoma State University Library. It consists of pathfinders to U.S. Government websites, prepared by volunteers, in selected topics from the current Guide to U.S. Government Information

Guide to Law Online: United States
Prepared by the Public Services Division, this annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
Publisher: The Law Library of Congress.

A Guide to the U.S. Federal Legal System: Web-Based Publicly Accessible Sources (10/15/2003 Update)
Author: Gretchen Feltes, Reference Librarian, New York University School of Law Library.

Oklahoma State University Library Documents Department
Provides guides on Federal Information Gateways, Resources by Subject, Documents by Title, Federal Agencies Online, Federal Statistics Online, President and Budget, U.S. Congress, Laws and Regulations, U.S. Courts, General Legal Information, and links to helpful government sites. The GPOAccess "Browse Topics" service consists of pathfinders to U.S. Government websites in selected topics from the current Guide to U.S. Government Information.

Uses the Google search engine to search .gov websites. The front page also had links to the home pages of the House, Senate, White House, and major federal government agencies.

U.S. Federal Agencies Government Directory (LSU Libraries)
Links to executive, judicial, legislative, independent, and quasi-official agencies, and to boards, commissions, and committees. Provides both hierarchical and alphabetical searches. Allows search of Federal Agency Directory by agency keyword (but not by subject).
Publisher: Louisiana State University Libraries.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
Specialized directory that indexes pages in all .gov domains. Tabs present different services and topics for different audiences. A menu bar organizes information alphabetically by agency; on federal, state, local, and tribal government pages; in "Contact Your Government" and "Reference Center" collections of links. Subscribe to e-mail updates, RSS feeds, e-newsletters, and podcasts. USASearch.gov can be used to search the site or Government web, images, and news.
Publisher: U.S. General Services Administration. Federal Citizen Information Center.

USA.gov: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) of the U.S. Government
Links to FAQ pages are arranged by Agency and Program and by Topic.
Publisher: U.S. General Services Administration. Federal Citizen Information Center.


SIU School of Law | SIU Law Library | Site Map
Comments: Law Library Web Administrator - EOE Link - Privacy Policy - Last changed:
Creator & Publisher: Southern Illinois University School of Law Library
Lesar Law Building, Mail Code: 6803, 1150 Douglas Dr., Carbondale, IL 62901
Copyright ©, Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University