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reference or research assistance
580.327.8572 OR 580.327.8570
Additional Government Information Links
- Library of Congress
The Library of Congress serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
- CIA - The World Factbook
The CIA World Factbook contains information about the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 265 U.S.- recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
- The Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published since 1878, this resource is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
- USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
Official information, services, and resources from the U.S. government.
A browseable list of Federal Web sites. Choose a category and click on a listing to read a detailed description of the services provided.
- A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
- FEDLINK - United States Federal Collection
- Tapping the Government Grapevine : The User Friendly Guide to U.S. Government Information Sources
From the NWOSU catalog: The focus on government Web sites is interwoven into the traditional documents knowledge base: genres of government documentation, access options, and agency concentrations. It includes electronic resources, publications, maps, audiovisuals, archival collections and museums, as well as some of the personalities, events, and ironies behind them.
Included are lists of tangible government documents that have been received at NWOSU and are located in the Government Information collection. These items are not included in the Libraries’ online catalog.