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Research Guide: Government Information

  • General U.S. Government Document Databases

    FDsys (previously GPO Access)
    A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office, this site provides free electronic access to over 1,000 databases of official Federal information. (more info)
    GPO Monthly Catalog
    A guide to publications from the Government Printing Office since July 1976. (more info)
    U. S. Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980
    Search or browse the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes for the period 1817-1980. (more info)
  • Government Document Search Engines

    HathiTrust Digital Library
    Digital repository with a quarter of all the books in the public domain. (more info)
    Google Book Advanced Search
    Full-text searching of millions of books from major libraries. Books published before 1923 are available in their entirety, while only partial or snippet view may be available for later books. (more info)
    Google Uncle Sam
    A specialized web search engine rather than a research database or index, Google Uncle Sam limits your web search to sites with a .gov domain.
    USA.gov
    USA.gov is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to give you a centralized place to find information from local, state, and U.S. Government Agency websites.
  • Databases for UN documents

    UN Documentation Research Guide
    This guide is designed for researchers and information professionals with an interest in United Nations documentation. It presents an overview of the various types of documents and publications issued by the Organization (e.g, reports, resolutions, meeting records, sales publications, press releases) and gives guidance on how to work with them. The Research Guide also provides information on actions taken by the General Assembly as well as the Security Council and introduces researchers to major fields of UN activities: disarmament, human rights, international law and peacekeeping.
    Yearbook of the United Nations
    Conclusive: The Yearbook is the principal reference work on the United Nations and provides a detailed overview of the Organization's concerns and activities. Each Yearbook is fully indexed and includes all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions. (more info)
    United Nations
    The official website for the UN. This site provides access to UN news and information, online databases, documents and publications, and more. Try the UN library's website or Yale University's UN Scholar's Workstation to learn about the bewildering world of UN Documents. The University of Washington is the closest UN Depository Library .
    UNBIS
    The primary bibliographic database of the United Nations. It was established in 1979 and offers access to the documentary output of the United Nations and to non-United Nations publications acquired by the Dag Hammarskj÷ld Library in New York or the Library of the United Nations Office at Geneva. The language of the file is English, although publications may be in a variety of languages.
    ODS Offical Document System of the UN
    ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. (more info)
    UNdata
    Browse or search for data series of more than 55 million records from the databases of the UN on employment, education, energy, environment, health, population, refugees, and much more. (more info)
  • State Government

    Oregon State Library Catalog
    Request items through Interlibrary Loan (more info)
    Oregon.gov
    The official home page for the state of Oregon, this site provides sources of information about state and local government, national, international and tribal government, and state laws and regulations. It also includes content areas about living, visiting and working in Oregon, business, education, and facts about the state.
    Oregon Blue Book
    The official state directory and manual of county, city, federal and tribal governments.
    Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division
    Includes statewide information on candidates and political parties, initiative petitions and ballot measures, elections officials, voter registration and participation, daily tallies of ballot returns, online voter's guides and more.
  • Links to International and NGO Documents Collections

    International Documents Collection from Northwestern University
    Access to comprehensive listings of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and foreign governments, maintained by the Government and Geographic Information and Data Services Department at Northwestern University.
    Duke NGO Research Guide
    From Duke University. You can browse the full list, where they provide a link to the organization, subject, continent, country, and IGO affiliation, if any. You can also search by issue or geography. Under "Data," they have a listing of statistical data sources from NGOs.
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