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Internet Sites for Government Publications Access

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TWO USEFUL SITES TO KNOW

GODORT's Frequently Used Sites Related toU.S. Government Information
Sites selected by ALA's Government Documents Round Table

University of Michigan Document Center
Great links to government sites and very useful "debate subject" guides and "Documents in the News"

FIND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Library of Congress' Official US Executive Branch Web Sites
With links to LEGISLATIVE and JUDICIAL branches

LSU Libraries US Federal Government Agencies Directory

FDSys Access

 

FDSys Access Main Page
The Federal Digital System (FDSys) is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information produced by the Federal Government.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.

CENSUS

Census Home Page
Note the "QuickFacts" link on the right side for basic tables on States/Counties,the "Subjects A-Z" link on the left and the "Statistical Abstracts" link under SPECIAL TOPICS

Census Quick Facts for Wyoming
A great feature is the comparison for Wyoming/US and County/State in several of the table elements.
If you click on the "?" to the left of each line in the table, you'll get an explanation of the data

State Rankings
Very handy compendium of charts for a variety of statistics

GREAT STARTING POINTS FOR STATISTICS (especially demographic)

Fedstats
This site provides easy access to statistics of more than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government. Has pre-made state profiles

County and City Data Books
Access to the 2000 edition

Wyoming Division of Economic Analysis
The easiest way to find basic Wyoming demographic information.

LEGISLATION

Thomas
Legislative information on the Internet, including current Congressional activities, Bills, Congressional Record, Committee Information, The Legislative Process, and Historical Documents.

Legal Information Institute
Search US Code, CFR, Supreme Court decisions.

 

USA.gov
"Official website for searching the U.S. Government"

WYOMING STATE AGENCY INFORMATION

Wyoming Government Index Page
Access to agencies and links to Judicial and Legislative Sites

Statutes
Statutes and Constitution

Legislature
Pages for sessions contains information on Bills

Rules/Regulations
Maintained by the Secretary of State

History
Good basic information on Wyoming history, dates, state symbols

Economic Analysis
Best starting point for demographic and statistical information

Search
Search engine for Wyoming state pages; very basic and doesn't hit all agency pages

Selected Subject Guide (GoWYLD.net)

For more information, contact WSL Reference at 307-777-6333 or refdesk@wyo.gov


Created by Statewide Information Services, Wyoming State Library
Last updated March 2008