Government

BOOK SHELF LOCATIONS

  • 320-324

ONLINE DATABASES

American History Online (Facts on File)

  • Spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history of the United States. Content Features: biographies, events and topics, primary sources, timelines, image gallery, maps, charts and more.

History (Salem Press)

  • History from the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and nineties in America. Included are Great Events from History:The Ancient World, the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Modern World History Online

  • Modern World History Online covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present. This comprehensive online resource contains thousands of fully hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images, maps and charts, primary source documents, and timeline entries.

WEBSITES

GovInfo.gov - A new, dynamic way for the public to discover and access Government information on the three branches of the Federal Government from GPO.

FDsys Federal Digital System - GPO's Federal Digital System. provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies
Catalog of U.S. government publications - Provides access to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.

The White House - View executive orders, documents, speeches, press releases, policies, and photos and videos.
The United States House of Representatives - Includes summary of debate for the current legislative day, floor schedule for the week, roll call votes, information on the legislative process, directory of phone numbers and addresses and committee memberships.
U.S. Senate - Links to committee and member home pages, a directory of e-mail addresses, Daily Calendar of Business, and general information about the Senate and the legislative process.
Supreme Court of the United States - Homesite of the United States Supreme Court

Govspeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations - Lists acronyms and abbreviations commonly used by the United States federal government. Each is defined and links to the home page (or best alternative) of the identified entity.
USA.gov - Official portal to government information and services provided by the federal government.