Access high value, machine readable, and "raw" datasets, tools, and geodata generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Find, download, and make use of this Government information and data.
Web site is a gateway to government information, providing access to thousands of U.S. Government links, more than a 1/2 million U.S. Government documents, databases and other information products. This site is managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as part of its information management mandate.
Freedom of Information Act
Guest users may search for previously released records, generate reports, and receive records electronically if email address is provided. Database serves as FOIA tracking and processing tool for Department of Commerce, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Merit Systems Protection Board, and the National Archives and Records Admistration-Office of General Counsel.
Geodata.gov is a community of geographic data providers committed to making information about their geographic resources available to others. The portal allows searching for geospatial resources used in mapping applications. A simple registration is required for personalization options.
Access government documents not found elsewhere.
Government Information Online: Ask A Librarian (GIO)
A free and collaborative virtual reference service staffed by Government Document Librarians.
Commercial site linking to international, federal, state and local government sites.
Government Publishing Office History - Video
Library Of Congress
Search the Library catalog, link to the Copyright Office, and Congress.
National Archives & Records Administration
Provides evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. Manages U.S. government records.
U.S. Government Online Bookstore
Official online bookstore for U.S. Government publications available for purchase.
U.S. Government Policy and Supporting Positions (Plum Book, 2012)
Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the Plum Book, is published, alternately, by the Senate and the House. The Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the Federal Government.
As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. Use toolbar at the top of the homepage to get services, get news, explore various topics of your choice, find government agencies, and contact the government. Use the toll free FedInfo number to speak with a government service for assistance.
The White House
Keep up and get involved in all that happens in the U.S. White House, by looking more closely into the White House Blogs, photos, and video, the briefing room, or a large selection of current issues. Watch live video of what is "Happening Now".
General Online Government Information Sources