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General Information

Special Topics

Government information guides for special occupations and interests. 

  • Writers Guide to Government Information
    "The aim of this site is to point you to government information
    resources that will help you add realistic details to the [fiction]
    stories you write. Clicking on the titles below will take you to a list of resources in that area."

Basic Searching



Search the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications

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  is the U.S. government’s official search engine.

  • Government Information on the Web Subject Index
    "The Index provides a single portal to link collections on particular subjects, taking advantage of the varied organizational schemes and terminologies developed by librarians around the country."
  • FDsys
    The Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes.
  • CyberCemetery
    The CyberCemetery is an archive of government websites that have ceased operation (usually websites of defunct government agencies and commissions that have issued a final report).
  • Metalib GPO
    MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

Frequently Used

  • Census Bureau
    The place to start if you are looking for demographic, social, or economic information on the people, business, or industry of the united states.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Need information on the unemployment rate, salary levels, consumer or producer prices? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is a great place to start.

Federal Depository Library

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"This Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents.  Public access to the grovernment documents collection is guaranteed by public law. ( Title 44 United States Code)"

The William Howard Doane Library at Denison University was designated a Federal Depository Library by U. S. Rep. Buriah Wilkins on March 1, 1884. Since that time it has provided free public access to government information to the citizens of Licking County and surrounding communities.

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