Government Resources · Government Publications

100 Milestone Documents
One hundred milestone documents (1776–1965) of American history that “reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future.”
Amber Alert Publications – America’s Missing
Selection of special reports from the Department of Justice.
American Women
A gateway to Library of Congress resources for the study of women's history and culture in the United States.
Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
Full text of historically important U.S. and world documents, from the Athenian Constitution of ancient Greece to U.N. treaties and conventions of the present day.
Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications
Proper bibliographic style for citing government sources.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Comprehensive index to older and newer government publications; many in full-text.
Checklist of United States Publications 1789-1909
Complete list of all public documents issued by the United States between 1789 and 1909. Content linked by SuDoc letter for SuDoc Call Number searching. Also provides Congressional Tables.
Congressional Research Service Reports on Miscellaneous Topics
Highlights include homelessness, government, natural disasters, copyright, agriculture, freedom of speech, natural resources, gun legislation, Islamic culture, domestic issues, etc.
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Core group of current and historical Government publications that "define our democratic society." Includes the Bill of Rights, Constitution, Federalist papers, Supreme Court decisions, etc.
Federal Citizen Information Center
View for free or order low-cost government consumer guides issued by the U.S. General Services Administration.
The Founders’ Constitution
A collection of political and legal philosophy, history, and constitutional arguments of the thoughts and debates of the creators of the Constitution. Originally prepared by Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner. Useful for students of jurisprudence and constitutional law.
GPO Access
Access to full-text laws, regulations, and publications from the federal government.
Historical Documents & Speeches
A comprehensive site with links to historical documents from the White House and Congress to African American historical documents and political news headlines.
Impact Online WebPAC
GPO catalog of documents from 1976 to the present, which should be available in the Public Documents Department of the Main Library. Ask at the Public Documents reference desk for assistance.
The Internet Archive Wayback Machine
An archive of more than 10-billion viewable web pages since 1996, including past versions of numerous government agency web sites and their contents. Can be searched by URL or keyword.
Library of Congress - Web Archive
Contains collections of archived web sites selected by subject specialists at the Library of Congress to represent web-based information on a designated topic.
Library of Congress - Web Guides
A listing of online guides covering Library of Congress collections. Includes African-American history; States, Cities, & Towns; Government and Law; Literature; Presidents; Sports and Recreation; Technology and Industry; and War and Military.
Making of America
Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
Ohio Attorney General - Military Publications
Find full text pamphlets such as Resource Guide for Veterans and Military Personnel and consumer protection resources for veterans and military personnel.
Ohio Attorney General - Seniors Publications
Find full text consumer pamphlets on topics such as Elder Fraud, Crime Prevention, Elder Abuse, and Health Care Fraud.
Ohio Depository Documents List - State Library of Ohio
Online list of publications issued by state agencies and deposited in the State Library of Ohio.
State Resource Guides
Compilation of digital materials by the Library of Congress with links to external Web sites and a bibliography containing selected works. Find individual state and regional digital projects and collaborations in the State Digital Resources collection.
United States Government Manual
Current and superseded lists of officials, with descriptions of governmental branches and agencies, including boards, commissions, committees, and international organizations in which the U.S. participates.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set – Finding List
Search digital images and indexes by agency, SuDocs, or Serial Set volume.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Office of Women's Health
Provides free online publications for women on a variety of health related issues including diabetes, heart disease, cosmetics, menopause, mammography, asthma, and safe medication use.
U.S. Government Manuals 1935-1951
Published to aid citizens seeking general information or contact with some particular phase of governmental activity, the Government Manual provided comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches.
The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers
This illustrious Library of Congress collection offers over 10,000 documents related to the Wright Brothers such as their correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, photographs, and more