African and African-American Studies

Government Publications and Resources

Government Printing Office (GPO) Access Services
Search the Monthly Catalog for government documents published since January 1994; and search the Federal Register, 1994+, the Congressional Record, 1994+, Congressional Record Index,1983+, Congressional Documents and Reports, 1995+, Congressional Directory, 1995+, the Economic Report of the President, GAO Reports, History of Bills, 1983+, Government Manual, 1995+, Supreme Court Decisions, 1937-1975, United States Code, 1994 and supplements, etc. Conduct advanced searches of the Congressional Record and the Federal Register, 1995+. Use the Government Information Locator Service to identify and use other government sources of electronic information.

Government Resources on the Web, from University of Michigan
An extensive guide to sites for federal, state, and foreign government information; also international agency sites. Includes links to sites providing access to texts of Congressional Record, Federal Register, GAO reports, Congressional bills, government publications, etc., directories of agencies and web sites in all branches of government. Includes links to sites maintained by foreign governments.

Century of Lawmaking: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
Part of the American Memory Project from the Library of Congress; includes searchable texts of House and Senate Journals, with links to digitized images of Annals of Congress, Register of Debates, and Congressional Globe. Also includes searchable texts of Statutes at Large, 1789-1873, selected volumes of the Congressional Serial Set, the Journals of the Continental Congress and additional sources for the early Congress.

From the Library of Congress; provides information on current floor action in Congress, bill summaries and status for the current Congress, texts of bills and public laws (1993+), text of Congressional Record (1993+), Committee reports, (1995+), other committee information, and historical documents.