General Research Guides
Government Information on the Web
- Government Resources on the Web (U. of Michigan Document Center) A large, comprehensive site including links and information pertaining to federal, foreign, and international government, as well as a wealth of statistical data. An excellent place to begin research.
- Government Documents & Information Center (Yale University) An excellent site containing federal, international, and foreign information as well as subject-oriented links. A good place to begin research, particularly if searching for specialized information or documents.
- Government Periodicals (University of Louisville) An extensive alphabetical list of government periodicals available online. Coverage varies according to the individual publications.
- Electronic Titles (Yale University) Provides an alphabetical list of links to frequently used government publications available online. Also includes links to other indexes of electronic titles.
- Migrating Government Publications (University of Memphis) This site tracks government publications that are "migrating" to the internet and provides direct links to the documents. Items are arranged both by title and SuDocs number.
- U.S. Government Documents Ready Reference Collection (Columbia University) An extensive list of electronic titles arranged by subject, such as economics, census, crime, education, environment, law, and other topics. Also includes the corresponding print SuDocs number.
- CD-ROM Technical Documentation Project (CIC) Designed to centralize CD-ROM documentation, this site provides a listing of federally, commercially & internationally produced CD- ROM's. Additionally, links to descriptions, user guides, technical documentation and web versions are included when available.
- Library of Congress Provides access to the LC Catalog, as well as catalogs at many other colleges and universities. Also links to the THOMAS Legislative Information site, the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the Area Handbooks series, the American Memory historical collections, and numerous other databases.
- Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications Provides guidelines and examples for citing a variety of government information, including print and electronic sources.
- Citation Guides - University of Michigan Documents Center Listing of general and discipline guides for citing resources, including print and electronic sources.
- Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA Style - University of Nevada, Reno Conforms with the Modern Language Association's MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th ed. Includes sample citations for many government information sources.
This Research Guide By:
- Heather Tompkins
- Ref & Instr Librarian for Humanities & Govern. Publications
- Gould Library 421