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Government Information: Federal, State & Local: Research Databases

A guide to finding federal, state and foreign government information.

Government Information Databases

Databases

Gateways

  • Govinfo - govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
  • USA.gov - Official portal to U.S. government information, organized by topic.
    American FactFinder - Gateway to data from the decennial and economic censuses.
  • Data.gov  

    "The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government."  

  • Science.gov 

    A gateway to science information from U.S. Government agencies. 

  • Congress.gov
    Provides access to legislative information from the 93rd Congress to the present.