- Federal Government
We receive many requests from
North Carolinians seeking help in navigating the vast maze of federal
government. While we don't have the space to provide an exhaustive list
of federal agencies on the Web, we have compiled these sites as a
starting point for anyone seeking information about the federal
government, especially students.
World Factbook 1999
provides a handy reference guide to every country around the world.
Entries include maps and a wealth of political, social, economic,
military and historical information.
and Exchange Commission's search engine will allow you access to
corporate information from EDGAR filings.
This service of
Washingtonpost.com offers links to major agencies, Congress and the
judicial branch, as well as boards and commissions. A very user-friendly
The Center for
Information Law and Policy at Villanova University has compiled a Web
site packed with federal government links. It also contains links to
some non-governmental organizations, search engines and non-governmental
sites with material relevant to federal government issues.
This site is a
good resource for all kinds of official reports that you might not
otherwise reach easily. The site is a service of the National Technical
Information Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The Center for
Intelligent Information Retrieval at the University of Massachusetts
developed this search engine. CIIR says it has access to over one
million federal and military Web pages.
Library of Congress
This is a history buff's
dream site. The Library of Congress is making large portions of the
nation's documentary heritage available on-line. You can even listen to
speeches recorded at the turn of the 20th Century, many by the most
famous Americans of that era. This site also offers direct access to the
U.S. Copyright Office.
Policy Resources: Terry
Sanford Institute of Public Policy
The Terry Sanford
Institute of Public Policy at Duke University in Durham offers an
interesting collection of links to federal, state and government sites,
along with public policy, current events and research & reference
This Library of Congress
site is a primary source of information about legislation currently
pending before the U.S. Congress. A very nice, understandable interface
that provides fairly easy access to a wealth of material.
U.S. Government Printing
Informed" is the motto for the GPO's Web site. You'll find several
searchable databases and direct links to publications produced for many
United States Senate
This site has links to
Senators' Web pages, a history of the Senate, an online Senate art
gallery and a search engine for bills currently pending before the
Senate. Parents should be aware that the site does have a link to
"United States Senate Impeachment Related Publications" that
may contain material of a graphic nature.
Welcome to the White House
The home page for 1600
Pennsylvania Avenue contains history about the White House and tour
information, as well as an interactive citizens' handbook, virtual
library, kids page, briefing materials and a list of commonly-requested
federal services and links to the agencies that handle those requests.