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  • American Factfinder
    Using several censuses and surveys, the American FactFinder provides data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and Island areas.


    The “new” Thomas, provides Congressional documents as well as legislative history information.
  • Congressional Directory
    The official directory of the United States Congress includes members of the Senate and House, committee members, room and telephone numbers, and officials of the courts.
  • Congressional Record (daily)
    Published daily, this is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. Historical volumes and indexes are also available.


  • Budget of the United States Government
    Issued by the Office of Management and Budget, the budget is a collection of documents about the President´s budget proposal for a given fiscal year.
  • Economic Indicators
    Published monthly, Economic Indicators provide economic information on GDP, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, and more.


  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    How much does a movie director make a year? What do I need to study in high school to become a microbiologist? Explore career options with this reference resource from the Department of Labor.


  • Code of Federal Regulations
    This is the annual edition of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by departments and agencies of the Federal Government
  • Constitution of the United States
    Also known as the Constitution Annotated, it is the "legal analysis and interpretation of the United States Constitution based primarily on Supreme Court cases."
  • Federal Register (daily)
    The daily publication of the rules, proposed rules, and notices of the Federal agencies and organizations along with executive orders.
    Best for searching current proposed regulations and for submitting comments
  • United States Code
    The permanent and general laws of the United States are divided by broad subjects into fifty-one titles.
  • United States Statutes at Large
    The United States Statutes at Large containing the permanent laws – public and private – that were enacted during each session of Congress



  • Compilation of Presidential Documents
    The daily and weekly compilations of the Presidential documents are the official publication of material released by the White House Press Secretary