RSU Libraries

Government Information

U. S. Government Portals

  •  National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) website that includes hundreds of thousands of archival images of historical documents, figures and events.
  •  The official business link to the U.S. government.
  •  Latest census information
  • Consumer Consumer Action Handbook online.
  •  Learn about the Department of Energy's new initiatives under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
  • Environmental Health Student Portal: Introduces middle school students to environmental health science within the context of current middle school science curriculum standards.
  • A gateway to government information managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). It is a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Google Search: U.S. Government: Version of Google that searches for U.S. government information and government news.
  • Provides access to official information from all three branches of the federal government.
  • GPO (FirstSearch): Indexing and some full text for U.S. government publications
  • allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
  •  A portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S.┬áDepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other Federal departments and agencies.
  •  A federal government Website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Official kids' portal to the U.S. government. Links to web pages from government agencies, schools, and education organizations all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
  •  Comprehensive information on the competitiveness of American manufacturers and service industries.
  •  This website lets taxpayers figure out where the money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is going.
  • Gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies.
  • Social Security Online:  The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
  •  Official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families
  • A search engine provided by the federal government designed to be a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state and federal government agency websites.
  • U.S. State Dept.: Electronic information and publications office.
  • USGS Publications Warehouse: Publications and citations of documents of the U.S. Geological Survey.