Government information

Today was a presentation on government information online. It was good, but there’s so much out there I experienced information overload.

Some notes:

Univ of Nebraskaciting government resources

THOMAS–how a law is made

-Browse bills by senator

-Use Adv Search to input bill and court case #s

-Search terms–Vietnam will pull up info about veterans; Viet Nam will pull up info about the country

-Don’t forget to use online help

GPO AccessLegislative and congressional resources

– info about federal agencies

-“core documents of democracy”

-american factfinder

-stat abstract

-econ indicators

-catalog of us gov pub

-us govt man

Check out Law Library of Congress

American Presidency Project–lots of resources inclu. audio & video

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