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American Factfinder (Census Data)

Government Internet Sites- Search Engines & Finding Aids The main portal to US government information
Government Printing Office (GPO)
Yahoo-U.S. Government

Government Document Locators & Databases- Title List

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Air Quality Index
Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database
Agricola Agriculture Online Access
Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals
American Memory Library of Congress
America's National Wildlife Refuge System
Army Heritage Collection Online
Automobile Recalls Search Engine
Bureau of American Ethology Annual Reports Smithsonian Institute (digitized by the National Library of France)
CRS Reports (University of North Texas)  National Cancer Institute
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (formerly Monthly Catalog)
A Century of Lawmaking For a New Nation U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
Choose My Plate
Combined Arms Research Library's (CARL) Digital Library
Consumer Protection
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Daily Med: Current Medication Information
Drinking Water Information

E-Print Network Access to preprints in physics, materials, chemistry, mathematics, biology and environmental sciences
EDGAR: Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval Securities and Exchange Commission
EPA National Online Library System
E-Print Network Access to preprints in physics, materials, chemistry, mathematics, biology and environmental sciences
Encyclopedia of Earth
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
FACA Database Federal Advisory Committee Act. This database is also used by the Congress to perform oversight of related Executive Branch programs and by the public, the media, and others, to stay abreast of important developments resulting from advisory committee activities.
FBI Library
FCIC National Contact Center Federal Consumer Information Center
FedBizOpps Federal Business Opportunities
Foreign Relations of the United States 1861-1960 from University of Wisconsin
Foreign Relations of the United States 1961-1972 in part from U.S. State Department
FRASER Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research
Freedom of Information Act Reading Room FBI
Fuel Economy - Compare Car Models
Global Change Master Directory NASA's directory for earth science data
GLOBUS: Global Business via STAT-USA (password needed - available from Christopher Center)
GPO Access-New Electronic Titles

Homeland Security Digital Library (access from VU only)
Hospital Compare
Household Products Database
HUD User Policy Development and Research Information Service
Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb provides international trade statistics and U.S. tariff data to the public full-time and free of charge.
Intermodal Transportation Database
Internet Law Library
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line
Legislative Branch Resources on GPO Access
Library of Congress Online Catalog
MarciveWeb DOCS (VU Community Only)
MEDLINEPlus Consumer Health Information
Military Education and Research Library Network MERLN
Military Legal Resources

NARA Archival Research Catalog National Archives
NASA Scientific and Technical Information
NASA Technical Report Server
National Climatic Data Center Datasets (available from Christopher Center)
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Abstracts Database
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Virtual Library
National Do Not Call Registry
National Drug Code Directory
National Geographic Map Database
National Guideline Clearinghouse Clinical Guidelines from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
National Library of Education The government's main resource center for education information was taken offline in 2003.
National Library of Medicine Online Catalog
National Library of Medicine Online Databases
National Register of Historic Places Information System
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
National Transportation Library
Nutrient Database

O*Net Online Occupational Information Database from the Department of Labor
OPEN NET- DOE Declassified Nuclear Weapons Documents
Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
Patent & Trademark Database try also: Google Patent Search
Plants Database
Prints & Photographs Online Catalog Library of Congress
PubChem National Library of Medicine
Public Stinet Scientific & Technical Information Network Defense
PubMed Public access to MEDLINE from the National Library of Medicine Find recreation areas by keyword or activity searches
Science Accelerator Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Scientific & Technical Information Network Defense Technical Information Center
Service Contract Database Department of Labor (available from Christopher Center)
SIRIS Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
SIRIS Art Inventories
SIRIS Image Gallery
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
Toxnet Toxicology Data Network National Library of Medicine
Trademark Electronic Search System
Transtats: Internmodal Transportation Database
TRIS Online National Transportation Library Integrated Search Consumer Defense and International History, Arts and Culture
U.S. Geological Survey Publications Warehouse
U.S. International Trade Commission Interactive Tariff & Trade DataWeb
Wage Determiniations Online
Water See Drinking Water Information