Government Publications: United States of America

A brief guide to locating federal and state government publication for Australia, and selected other countries.

Government/Agency Publications

U.S. Government Printing Office
US Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government. Includes:

The White House
News, speeches, policies, biographies

U.S. Government News / Press Release Gateway
News and press release websites throughout the U.S. Government

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
To provide American citizens direct online access to the basic Federal Government documents that define our democratic society, a core group of current and historical Government publications is being made available for free, permanent, public access via G/PO Access/. These titles contain information which is vital to the democratic process and critical to an informed electorate

Open CRS - CRS Reports for the People
A project of the Center for Democracy & Technology through the cooperation of several organizations and collectors of CRS Reports, Open CRS provides citizens access to CRS Reports already in the public domain and encourages Congress to provide public access to all CRS Reports


Census Bureau
Data about the population and economy.

The White House, USA

Other Resources - Inside Politics
Provides up-to-date information on US politics including analysis and in-depth coverage of all news. An excellent site providing links to all the major sources of political and government information.

Portal to an annotated searchable selection of significant US Government Reports on all topics.

Portal to US government information created by StartSpot Mediaworks, Inc. Provides an easily accessible collection of top government and civic resources.