From the U.S. Department of State, this site provides information such as geography, population, government, economy, religion, relations with the U.S., embassy officials, principal government officials, travel and business information, passport and health information, and more on various geographic regions. It also includes information on international organizations such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (3/92), European Community (1/93), the Organization of American States (5/97), and the United Nations (10/95).
The full report (858 pages) is available as a single file or broken down based on the table of contents.
A government-wide summary of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public.
Includes records published since January 1994 and is updated daily. Once a publication is identified, you may locate the depository libraries that receive that publication. Enter search term(s):
Includes the World Factbook, Factbook on Intelligence; CIA Maps; Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments; and more.
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This series presently contains studies of 85 countries. Most books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
A wide variety of demographic, social, and economic variables are presented for Counties, Cities, and States. Based on Data from the CD-ROM versions of the County and City Data Books.
From the US Census Bureau, this site has employment, payroll, and number of establishments by Standard Industrial Code category broken down by state. Documents are in .pdf format.
Maintained by the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy, this site provides easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70 federal agencies. Links under "Regional Statistics" include demographic and economic state and county profiles from the Census Bureau, including STF1A, STF3A, USA Counties General Profile, County Business Patterns Economic Profile, and TIGER maps.
Hosted by the University of Memphis, this site contains links to downloadable government electronic forms. Includes Copyright Forms, Federal Employment Application Forms, Application for Student Aid Forms, Passport Application Forms, and many more.
Comprises the basic records of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the Federal Government and consists of millions of documents in paper, film, and electronic format. The documents are preserved in 27 archival repositories and Presidential libraries managed by the National Archives and Records Administration at sites across the nation.
Projections of the labor force, economic growth, industry output and employment. Includes population trends, labor force trends, industrial and occupational profiles and replacement needs.
Most documents are in .pdf formant and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.
A consolidation and codification of the general and permanent laws. Also search the U.S. Code at Cornell University.
The Code of Federal Regulations contains the text of public regulations issued by the agencies of the Federal government. Proposed regulations and regulations issued so recently they are not yet in the CFR, may be found in the Federal Register.
Published by the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Contains over 9,000 Federal Civil Service leadership and support positions in the Legislative and Executive Branches that may be subject to noncompetitive appointment. These positions include agency heads and their immediate subordinates, policy executives and their advisers, and aides who report to these officials. The Plum Book also includes Schedule C, Senior Foreign Service, and other senior positions. Arranged by government branch and office. A chart provides location, title, name of occupant, pay plan, type of appointment, level, grade or pay, tenure, and expiration.
As the official handbook of the Federal Government, The United States Government Manual provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. The Manual also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees.
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