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Federal Government Portals and Gateways

Indexes to Federal Government Publications

  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    Coverage: 1995-April 2005; index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.
  • FDsys (U.S. Government Federal Digital System)
    Coverage: 1976-present; index to print and electronic publications created by the Federal government.
    Info type: government reports, hearings
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  • Historic Documents
    Documents on significant events of each year 1972 - current
    Subjects: History, Politics, International Affairs
    Info type: primary sources, speeches, government reports, treaties, court decisions, presidential statements, studies
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Find legislative materials, regulations, and info on U.S. Congressional activity.
    Subjects: U.S. Congress, U.S. Government, Legislation, Regulations, Politics
    Info type: congressional hearings, committee reports, bills, selected committee prints, public laws, legislative histories, Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. Code, congressional voting records, congressional documents, campaign finance info, political news

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