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Marketing 4815 Library Guide: GOVERNMENT STATISTICS


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.

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.

CyberCemetery: Archive of government websites that have ceased operation (usually websites of defunct government agencies and commissions that have issued a final report). This collection features a variety of topics indicative of the broad nature of government 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. Formerly American FactFinder. Platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. 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.

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 Catalog: Provides access to nearly one million electronic records currently in the Electronic Records Archives (ERA), not available elsewhere online.

New Electronic Titles 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)

Internal Revenue Service: Tax Statistics

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)