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Resources for Librarians

Directory of Federal Depository Libraries in Illinois
Directory of Federal Depository Libraries in the U.S.
FDLP Desktop
Federal Depository Library Program in Illinois
Item Lister
Northeastern Illinois Documents Librarians (NIDL)
PURL Information Page & Search
Sales Product Catalog via GPO (also see the commercial version from Claitor`s)
Shipping Lister
Superceded List

Full-Text Government Documents

GPO Access - Federal Laws, etc.
Code of Federal Regulations
Congressional Bills
Congressional Record
        Various Historical Titles of Congressional Record (available via Library of Congress):
        • Letters of Delegates to Congress (1774-1789)
        • Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-1789)
        • The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824)
        • Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837)
        • The Congressional Globe (1834-1873)
Congressional Record Index
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy

Federal Register
Public and Private Laws
Supreme Court Decisions, 1937 to 1975 | 1992 Term forward
U.S. Code

Search for documents by connecting to the catalog, the A-Z resource list, or the three branches of government.
GPO Catalog
A-Z Resource List




Congressional Legislation
LexisNexis Congressional Databases (subscription access only)
Use Thomas to search & retrieve bills and other legislation from the 93rd to current Congress (1973-present)

Other Full-Text Resources
County & City Data Book
ERIC Database - Educational Resource Information Center
Land View VBuswell Library Electronic Access Center (EAC) use only
	      (EAC use only)
NCES - National Center for Education Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics: Current Issue | Back Issues
Specialized Collections of Full Text Information
State Population Projections 1995-2025
Statistical Abstract 1878-current edition
STAT-USA/INTERNET (password required - see a reference librarian)
Uncle Sam Migrating Government Publications (comprehensive listing of government pubications available online)
USA Trade Online (password required - see a reference librarian)
US Census Bureau
U.S. Government Manual 1995/96-current edition
U.S. Statutes At Large 1789-1875
World Fact Book

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution


Additional Resources

The Conference Board
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Directory of Major U.S. Officials
Documents Center (one-stop shopping from the University of Michigan) 
Federal Citizen Information Center
Federal Consumer Information Center
Frequently Used Sites Related to U.S. Federal Government Information (ALA GODORT FDTF)
General Service Administration (GSA)
National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM)
World Trade Point Federation, United Nations (UN)

GovDocs By Branch

Search for Federal Departments and Agencies by:
Branch, A-Z Index, Hierarchical List or Agency Approach

Executive Office of the President
Official U.S. Executive Branch Web Sites
The White House

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-Present
Congressional Directory
Congressional Pictorial Directory
House Directory
Legislative Branch Internet Resources
Library of Congress (guide to the U.S. Legislative Branch)
Senate Directory
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

House Committees:
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Financial Services

Government Reform

Homeland Security (Select)
House Administration
Intelligence (Select)

International Relationships





Small Business

Standards of Official Conduct

Transportation & Infrastructure

Veterans' Affairs

Ways & Means

Senate Committees:
Aging (Special)

Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry


Armed Services

Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs


Commerce, Science & Transpotation

Energy & Natural Resources

Environmental & Public Works

Ethics (Select)

Foreign Relations

Governmental Affairs

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

Indian Affairs

Intelligence (Select)


Rules & Administration

Small Business

Veterans' Affairs

Joint Committees:

Court of Federal Claims
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Courts
U.S. Courts of Appeal (Federal Circuit)
U.S. Supreme Court

Internet Law Library (laws and regulations - Illinois Institute of Technology)
Law (Government Information Connection, Univ. of North Texas)

International & Foreign Information

Country Studies (Library of Congress) 
Foreign Governments (links to individual foreign government pages, Northwestern Univ.) 
Foreign National Governments, International Governmental Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizaions (ALA GODORT International Documents Task Force) 
IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
INCORE Country Information
International Agencies and Information
International Governmental Organizations (Northwestern University) 
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Political Database of the Americas
United Nations
World Constitutions & International Treaties

State, Local, & County Government

American Law Sources On-Line (ALSO!)
NASIRE StateSearch
Piper Resources
State and Local Government on the Net
State Constitutions, Statutes and Related Legislative Information (Cornell University)
State, Federal, & International Court Web Sites
State Legislative Database (GoverNet Affairs)
StateList (The Electronic Source for State Publication Lists from UIUC)
Virtual Law Library (Indiana University School of Law)

State of Illinois
Illinois Administrative Code (full-text)
Illinois Register (full-text)
Illinois Blue Book (full-text)

Democratic Party of Illinois
Find Districts/Officials Using Address
Find It Illinois
Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)
Illinois Department of Revenue
Illinois Courts
Illinois Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Secretary of State
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
Office of Illinois Attorney General
State of Illinos

County & Local
City of Wheaton
DuPage County Government, Illinois

DuPage County Republican Elected Officials

Statistical Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Business & Economics Numeric Data (Mansfield Univ.) 
County and City Data Book - current edition
Fedstats (Search engine for government statistics and data) 
LexisNexis Statistics Search
InfoNation (United Nations) 
NCES - National Center for Education Statistics
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics: Current Issue | Back Issues
STAT-USA/INTERNET (password required - see a reference librarian)
Statistical Abstract 1878-current edition
Statistical Information (Government Information Connection, Univ. of North Texas)
U.S. Census Bureau