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Marketing 4815 Library Guide: GOVERNMENT STATISTICS


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.


Statistical Programs of the United States Government


Bureau of Economic Analysis (Department of Commerce)

Bureau of Justice Statistics (Department of Justice)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor)

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (Department of Transportation)

Census Bureau (Department of Commerce)

Economic Research Service (Department of Agriculture)

Economics & Statistics Administration (Department of Commerce)

Education Finance Statistics Center (Institute of Education Sciences)

Energy Information Administration (Department of Energy)

National Agricultural Statistics Service (Department of Agriculture)

National Center for Education Statistics (Institute of Education Sciences)

National Center for Health Statistics (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics (National Science Foundation)

National Center for Veterans Analysis & Statistics (Department of Veterans Affairs)

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (Office of Justice Programs → Department of Justice)

Office of Research, Evaluation & Statistics (Social Security Administration)

Tax Statistics (Statistics of Income) (Internal Revenue Service)