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Government Documents: Federal Web


American FactFinder: Access to data about the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. Data come from several censuses and surveys.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government: Designed to inform students, parents and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.

Business USA: Connects small businesses information and services from federal, state and local agencies.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications: Finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Official source for federal legislative information.

Data USA: US Government data: Instead of searching through multiple data sources that are often incomplete and difficult to access, you can simply point to Data USA. Provides an open, easy-to-use platform that turns data into knowledge. Allows users to conduct their own analyses and create their own stories about America – its people, places, industries, skill sets and educational institutions. Find, download, and use datasets generated and held by the Federal Government. Provides descriptions of Federal datasets (metadata), information on how to access the datasets & tools that leverage government datasets.

FDsys: GPO’s Federal Digital System: Provides free online access to official Federal Government publications.

FEDSTATS: Access to official statistical information produced by the Federal Government from more than 100 agencies. Gateway to a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal government.

govinfo: GPO's beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website.

GovSpot: Non-partisan government information portal designed to simplify the search for the best and most relevant government information online.

GPO: Government Publishing Office

MetaLib: Federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

National Archives Open Public Access: Provides access to nearly one million electronic records currently in the Electronic Records Archives (ERA), not available elsewhere online. U.S. government’s official web portal.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WEBSITES Government Departments & Agencies A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments & Agencies

Louisiana State University Libraries: Federal Agency Directory

United States Government Manual: Official handbook of the Federal Government - provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the U.S participates; and boards, commissions, and committees.

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Administration for Children & Families (Department of Health & Human Services)
Administration for Community Living (Department of Health & Human Services)
Administrative Conference of the United States
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Advanced Research Projects Agency (Department of Energy)
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
African Development Foundation
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (Department of Health & Human Services)
Agency for International Development (USAID)
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (Department of Health & Human Services)
Agricultural Marketing Service (Department of Agriculture)
Agricultural Research Service (Department of Agriculture)
Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (Department of the Treasury)
American Battle Monuments Commission
American FactFinder
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (Department of Agriculture)
Antitrust Division (Department of Justice)
Architect of the Capitol (Senate & House of Representatives)
Asset Forfeiture Program (Department of Justice)


Bankruptcy Courts
Broadcasting Board of Governors
Budget of the United States Government
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (Department of Justice)
Bureau of Consular Affairs (Department of State)
Bureau of Economic Analysis (Department of Commerce)
Bureau of Engraving & Printing (Department of the Treasury)
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Department of the Interior)
Bureau of Industry & Security (Department of Commerce)
Bureau of International Labor Affairs (Department of Labor)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor)
Bureau of Land Management (Department of the Interior)
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (Department of the Interior)
Bureau of Reclamation (Department of the Interior)
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (Department of the Interior)
Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Department of the Treasury)
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (Department of Transportation)


Census Bureau (Department of Commerce)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Department of Health & Human Services)
Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships (Department of Labor)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Department of Health & Human Services)
Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion (Department of Agriculture)
Central Command (Department of Defense)
Central Intelligence Agency
Civil Division (Department of Justice)
Civil Rights Division (Department of Justice)
Code of Federal Regulations
Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (Department of Defense)
Commission on Civil Rights
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Community Development Financial Institution Fund (Department of the Treasury)
Community Oriented Policing Services (Department of Justice)
Community Relations Service (Department of Justice)
Congressional Budget Office (Senate & House of Representatives)
Constitution of the United States
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Copyright Office (Library of Congress)
Corporation for National & Community Service
Council of Economic Advisers (The White House)
Council on Environmental Air Quality (The White House)
Council on Women & Girls (The White House)
Courts of Appeals
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Court of Federal Claims
Court of International Trade
Court Services & Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia
Criminal Division (Department of Justice)


Defense Acquisition University (Department of Defense)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Department of Defense)
♦ Defense Commissary Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Contract Audit Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Contract Management Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Finance & Accounting Service (Department of Defense)
Defense Forensics & Biometrics Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Information Services Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Intelligence Agency (Department of Defense)
♦ Defense Legal Services Agency  (Department of Defense)
Defense Logistics Agency (Department of Defense)
♦ Defense Media Activity (Department of Defense)
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Department of Energy)
Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Security Cooperation Agency (Department of Defense)
Defense Security Service (Department of Defense)
Defense Technical Information Center (Department of Defense)
♦ Defense Technology Security Administration (Department of Defense)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (Department of Defense)
Department of Agriculture  (The White House)
Department of Commerce  (The White House)
Department of Defense * (The White House)
Department of Education  (The White House)
Department of Energy  (The White House)
Department of Health & Human Services (The White House)
Department of Homeland Security * (The White House)
Department of Housing & Urban Development  (The White House)
Department of Justice  (The White House)
Department of Labor  (The White House)
Department of State  (The White House)
Department of the Interior  (The White House)
Department of the Treasury  (The White House)
Department of Transportation (The White House)
Department of Veteran Affairs  * (The White House)
Deputy Secretary of State (Department of State)
Deputy Secretary of State for Management & Resources (Department of State)
District Courts
♦ DoD Education Activity (Department of Defense)
♦ DoD Human Resources Activity (Department of Defense)
♦ DoD Test Resource Management Center (Department of Defense)
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
Domestic Policy Council (The White House)
Drug Enforcement Administration (Department of Justice)


Economic Development Administration (Department of Commerce)
Economic Report of the President
Economic Research Service (Department of Agriculture)
Economics & Statistics Administration (Department of Commerce)
Employee Benefits Security Administration (Department of Labor)
Employment & Training Administration (Department of Labor)
Energy Information Administration (Independent)
Environmental Protection Agency
Environment & Natural Resources Division (Department of Justice)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Executive Office for Immigration Review (Department of Justice)
Export-Import Bank of the United States

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Farm Credit Administration
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation
Farm Service Agency (Department of Agriculture)
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
Federal Aviation Administration (Department of Transportation)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (Department of Justice)
Federal Bureau of Prisons (Department of Justice)
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Courts
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Election Commission
Federal Emergency Management Agency (Department of Homeland Security)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Independent)
Federal Financing Bank (Department of the Treasury)
Federal Highway Administration (Department of Transportation)
Federal Housing Finance Agency
Federal Judicial Center
Federal Labor Relations Authority
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (Department of Homeland Security)
Federal Maritime Commission
Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service
Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (Department of Transportation)
Federal Railroad Administration (Department of Transportation)
Federal Reserve
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Federal Trade Commission
Federal Transit Administration (Department of Transportation)
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (Department of the Treasury)
Fish & Wildlife Service (Department of the Interior)
Food & Drug Administration (Department of Health & Human Services)
Food & Nutrition Service
(Department of Agriculture)
Food Safety & Inspection Service (Department of Agriculture)
Foreign Agricultural Service (Department of Agriculture)
Foreign Claims Settlement Commission (Department of Justice)
Forest Service (Department of Agriculture)


General Services Administration
Government Accountability Office (Senate & House of Representatives)
Government Publishing Office (Senate & House of Representatives)
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (Department of Agriculture)


Health Resources & Services Administration (Department of Health & Human Services)
House of Representatives
House of Representatives Committees


Immigration & Customs Enforcement (Department of Homeland Security)
Indian Arts & Crafts Board (Department of the Interior)
Indian Health Service (Department of Health & Human Services)
Institute of Education Sciences (Department of Education)
Institute of Museum & Library Services
Inter-American Foundation
Internal Revenue Service (Department of the Treasury)
International Boundary & Water Commission
International Energy Agency (Independent)
International Trade Administration (Department of Commerce)
International Trade Commission
Interpol Washington (Department of Justice)


Job Corps (Department of Labor)
Joint Chiefs of Staff (Department of Defense)
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
Justice Management Division (Department of Justice)


Library of Congress


Maritime Administration (Department of Transportation)
Medicaid & CHIP Payment & Access Commission
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC)
Merit Systems Protection Board
Military Health System / Defense Health Agency (Department of Defense)
Military Postal Service Agency (Postal Service & Department of Defense)
Millenium Challenge Corporation
Mine Safety & Health Administration (Department of Labor)
Minority Business Development Agency (Department of Commerce)
Missile Defense Agency (Department of Defense)


National Aeronautics & Space Administration
National Agricultural Library (Department of Agriculture)
National Agricultural Statistics Service (Department of Agriculture)
National Archives & Records Administration (Senate & House of Representatives)
National Capital Planning Commission
National Cemetery Administration (Department of Veteran Affairs)
National Center for Education Evaluation & Regional Assistance (Department of Education)
National Center for Education Research (Department of Education)
National Center for Education Statistics (Department of Education)
National Center for Special Education Research (Department of Education)
National Center for Health Statistics (CDC, Department of Health & Human Services)
National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
National Council on Disability
National Credit Union Administration
National Defense University (Department of Defense)
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Services (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Department of Defense)
National Guard
National Health Information Center (Department of Health & Human Services)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Department of Transportation)
National Indian Gaming Commission
National Institute of Corrections
National Institute of Food & Agriculture (Department of Agriculture)
National Institute of Standards & Technology (Department of Commerce)
National Institutes of Health (Department of Health & Human Services)
National Invasive Species Council
National Labor Relations Board
National Library of Medicine (National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services)
National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
National Mediation Board
National Nuclear Security Administration (Department of Energy)
National Ocean Service (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (Department of Commerce)
National Park Service (Department of the Interior)
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK)
National Reconnaissance Office (Department of Defense)
National Science Foundation
National Security Agency / Central Security Service (Department of Defense)
National Security Division (Department of Justice)
National Technical Information Service (Department of Commerce)
National Telecommunications & Information Administration (Department of Commerce)
National Transportation Safety Board
National Weather Service (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
Natural Resources Conservation Service (Department of Agriculture)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board


Occupational Safety & Health Administration (Department of Labor)
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission
Office of Attorney Recruitment & Management (Department of Justice)
Office of Community Planning & Development (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Compliance (Senate & House of Representatives)
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor)
Office of Congressional Ethics (House of Representatives)
Office of Disability Employment Policy (Department of Labor)
♦ Office of Economic Adjustment (Department of Defense)
Office of Economic Resilience (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Educational Technology (Department of Education)
Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability (Department of Energy)
Office of Elementary & Secondary Education (Department of Education)
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (Department of Energy)
Office of English Language Acquisition (Department of Education)
Office of Environmental Management (Department of Energy)
Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Federal Student Aid (Department of Education)
Office of Fossil Energy (Department of Energy)
Office of Government Ethics
Office of Housing (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Indian Energy Policy & Programs  (Department of Energy)
Office of Information Policy (Department of Justice)
Office of Innovation & Improvement (Department of Education)
Office of Inspector General (Department of Defense)
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (The White House)
Office of Justice Programs (Department of Justice)
Office of Labor Management Standards (Department of Labor)
Office of Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Legacy Management (Department of Energy)
Office of Legal Policy (Department of Justice)
Office of Legislative Affairs (Department of Justice)
Office of Management & Budget (The White House)
Office of Marine & Aviation Operations (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
Office of National Drug Control Policy (The White House)
Office of Nuclear Energy (Department of Energy)
Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research (NOAA, Department of Commerce)
Office of Personnel Management
Office of Policy Development & Research (Department of Housing & Urban Development )
Office of Postsecondary Education (Department of Education)
Office of Privacy & Civil Liberties (Department of Justice)
Office of Professional Responsibility (Department of Justice)
Office of Public Affairs (Department of Justice)
Office of Public & Indian Housing (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Science (Department of Energy)
Office of Science & Technology Policy (The White House)
Office of Small / Disadvantaged Business Utilization (Department of Housing & Urban Development)
Office of Special Counsel (Department of Justice)
Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services (Department of Education)
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement (Department of the Interior)
Office of the Attorney General (Department of Justice)
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (Department of the Treasury)
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Defense)
Office of the Inspector General (Department of the Treasury)
Office of the Pardon Attorney (Department of Justice)
Office of the Solicitor General (Department of Justice)
Office of Tribal Justice (Department of Justice)
Office of Urban Affairs (The White House)
Office on Violence Against Women (Department of Justice)
Office of Vocational & Adult Education (Department of Education)
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (Department of Labor)
Offices of the United States Attorneys (Department of Justice)
Open World Leadership Center (Senate & House of Representatives)
Overseas Private Investment Corporation


Parole Commission (Department of Justice)
Patent & Trademark Office (Department of Commerce)
Peace Corps
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Pentagon Force Protection Agency (Department of Defense)
Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (Department of Transportation)
Postal Regulatory Commission
Postal Service
Professional Responsibility Advisory Office (Department of Justice)
Public Health Service (Department of Health & Human Services)


Railroad Retirement Board
Research & Innovative Technology Administration (Department of Transportation)
Risk Management Agency (Department of Agriculture)
Rural Development (Department of Agriculture)


Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (Department of Transportation)
Secretary of State (Department of State)
Secret Service (Department of Homeland Security)
Securities and Exchange Commission
Selective Service System
Senate Committees
Sentencing Commission
Small Business Administration
Smithsonian Institution
Social Security Administration
Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership (Senate & House of Representatives)
Strategic Command (Department of Defense)
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (Department of Health & Human Services)
Supreme Court of the United States
Surface Transportation Board (Department of Transportation)


Tax Court
Tax Division (Department of Justice)
Trade & Development Agency
Transportation Security Administration (Department of Homeland Security)
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (Department of the Treasury)
Trustee Program (Department of Justice)


U.S. Air Force (Department of Defense)
U.S. Army (Department of Defense)
U.S. Capitol Police (Senate & House of Representatives)
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (Department of Homeland Security)
U.S. Coast Guard (Department of Homeland Security)
U.S. Code
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (Department of Homeland Security)
U.S. Geological Survey (Department of the Interior)
U.S. Marine Corps (Department of Defense)
U.S. Marshals Service (Department of Justice)
U.S. Navy (Department of Defense)
U.S. Trade Representative (The White House)
Under Secretary for Arms Control & International Security (Department of State)
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy & Human Rights (Department of State)
Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy & the Environment (Department of State)
Under Secretary for Management (Department of State)
Under Secretary for Political Affairs (Department of State)
Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs (Department of State)
Unified Combatant Commands (Department of Defense)
United States Courts
United States Mint (Department of the Treasury)
United States Mission to the United Nations (Department of State)


Veterans Benefits Administration (Department of Veterans Affairs)
Veterans Employment & Training Service (Department of Labor)
Veterans Health Administration (Department of Veterans Affairs)


Wage & Hour Division (Department of Labor)
Washington Headquarters Services (Department of Defense)
The White House
The White House Cabinet
Women's Bureau (Department of Labor)

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