Library at Thomas More College

Government Information

Search engines and portals

FirstGov: The U.S. Government's official web portal.

FDsys (Federal Digital System) : FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications.

Official Federal Government Web Sites: Comprehensive links to US agency Web sites from the Library of Congress.

University of Michigan Documents Center: Comprehensive list of links to local, state, federal and international government resources.


Statistical Resources on the Web: Alphabetical listing of government statistics online.

Statistical Abstract: a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States.

Select Offices and Agencies

Bureau of Labor Statistics: The principal fact-finding agency in the field of labor and economics. Use this site to find economic indicators, industry, trade and information on occupations.

Census Bureau's American Factfinder: Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the 2000 and 1990 census.

Department of Health and Human Services: The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Department of Justice: Primary federal criminal investigation and enforcement agency.

Environmental Protection Agency: Committed to protecting the natural environment.

Note: These sites have been evaluated by library staff. Please consult with your professor or a librarian to evaluate any Internet resources found using search engines such as Yahoo! or Google.