Area Studies, Comparative Politics: elections, parties and governments around the world
Links to political and governmental sites around the world, on a country by country basis. (From: Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources: politics government elections around the world.)
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.
Bureau of Consular Affairs, US Department of State
Travel Warnings/Consular Info Sheets, Services/Information for Americans Abroad, Travel Publications, International Adoption, International Parental Child Abduction, Passport Information, Visa Services, Vital Records Services.
Central Intelligence Agency & Director of Central Intelligence
Providing accurate, evidence-based, comprehensive, and timely foreign intelligence related to national security; and Conducting counterintelligence activities, special activities, and other functions related to foreign intelligence and national security as directed by the President.
CIIR at UMass (Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval)
Search U.S. Government Information Servers. The goal of the CIIR is to develop tools that provide effective and efficient access to large, heterogeneous, distributed, text and multimedia databases.
Code of Federal Regulations
The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided into chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency.
Country Studies: Area Handbook Series (Library of Congress / Federal Research Division)
Most books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
DefenseLINK - Official Web Site of the U.S. Department of Defense
DefenseLINK is the official web site for the Department of Defense and the starting point for finding U.S. military information online.
Department of State - International Information Programs
The International Programs office of the U.S. Department of State conducts, develops and distributes public diplomacy materials in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives. Among its products and services are topical Web sites, a daily press service (the Washington File), publications, a speakers service, and overseas information resource centers.
Department of The Interior Home Page
The mission of the Department of the Interior is to protect and provide access to our Nation's natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to tribes.
embassy.org: the Electronic Embassy
A resource of and for the Washington D.C. foreign embassy community.
FCIC (Federal Consumer Information Center, Pueblo, CO)
We have full text versions of hundreds of the best federal consumer publications available. View them for FREE or you can purchase printed copies at our online ordering site!
The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was established by Congress to ensure that the American public has access to its Government's information. Since 1813, depository libraries have safeguarded the public's right to know by collecting, organizing, maintaining, preserving, and assisting users with information from the Federal Government. The FDLP provides Government information at no cost to designated depository libraries throughout the country and territories. These depository libraries, in turn, provide local, no-fee access to Government information in an impartial environment with professional assistance.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Home Page
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent US government agency, directly responsible to Congress, and regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. FCC website resources include Public Notices, News Releases, Orders, Notices of Proposed Rulemaking, FactSheets, databases, and audio recordings.
Most comprehensive resource for US Government information, DOD, Department of Defense, federal government, executive agencies, senate, white house, legislative branch, congress. FREE, efficient, directory covers all the content from each public Web site, gives a perspective to the data, enhances and suggests search direction--its message is 'don't search, focus!
Federal Government Information Resources
An Electronic Depository Library.
Federal Trade Commission Home Page
The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws.
(A real easy site to use and it has a vast wealth of all manner of governmantal information and resources.)
FirstGov -- Your First Click to the US Government
This service is provided by the Center for Emerging Technologies within the Federal Technology Service, General Services Administration.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel (UK)
The mission of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office is to promote the national interests of the United Kingdom and to contribute to a strong world community.
Government Information INFOMINE Search Screen
From the University of California, INFOMINE is intended for the introduction and use of Internet/Web resources of relevance to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level.
Government of Canada Site | Site du gouvernement du Canada
Single-window access point to all information from Government of Canada sources.
Government of Saskatchewan
The central site for WWW-based information from the Government of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Governments on the WWW
Comprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web: parliaments, ministries, offices, law courts, embassies, city councils, public broadcasting corporations, central banks, multi-governmental institutions etc. Includes also political parties. Online since May 1995. Contains more than 17000 entries from more than 220 countries and territories as of March 2001. Frequently updated.
GPO Access: Official Federal Government Information At Your Fingertips
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government.
Home Government of Alberta
The official Home Page of the Government of Alberta.
Jane's Information Group
Jane's Information Group is the ultimate source for information in the world on the subjects of defence, geopolitics, transport and police. Jane's is the publisher of such world renowned titles as Jane's Fighting Ships, Jane's All the Worlds Aircraft, Jane's Defence Weekly, Jane's International Defense Review, Jane's Airport Review and Police Review.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress's mission is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
LSU Libraries Federal Agency Directory
The directory lists current/active/existing U. S. Federal Government agencies as represented in the United States Government Manual. Indentations will inform the reader of the institution's place in the hierarchy.
NARA | US National Archives & Records Administration
NARA is an independent Federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all Federal records.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration. Established in 1901,* NIST strengthens the U.S. economy and improves the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. It carries out this mission through a portfolio of four major programs: Measurements and Standards Laboratories, Advanced Technology Program, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and Baldrige National Quality Award.
National Security Agency
The National Security Council, a group of appointed senior officials, assists the President in formulating foreign policy and intelligence priorities.
Provincial and Territorial Governments | Canada Site
This is your primary access point to the Government of Canada. You can call us toll-free or browse our Internet site for anything you need to know about the Government of Canada.
SBA: List of (Federal) Government WWW Servers
From: SBA: Small Business Administration.
SEC Filings & Forms (EDGAR)
EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Home Page).
10 Downing Street - Home
Prime Minister, Downing Street, Tony Blair, Government, British Government, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, UK Government, Number 10, Ministers, Ten Downing St, Policy, Politics, Government News, Your Say, webcasts, Health, Education.
The Constitution of the United States of America
Prepared By The Congressional Research Service Library Of Congress.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors - Home Page
The United States Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are about 1,100 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.
United States Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury is organized into two major components: the Departmental offices and the operating bureaus.
US International Trade Commission
The U.S. International Trade Commission is an independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that provides trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.
U.S. Blue Pages - Your Online Directory to the U.S. Government
Reinventing the Government's Listing in America's Telephone Books.
In the past, each Blue Pages directory varied in overall look and content, depending on the publisher and geographic location. In addition, rather than focus on service-oriented listings, the Blue Pages directories included information of little interest or use to the public. To address this problem, the Blue Pages project brought together government agencies and private telephone directory publishers to produce a standard template to ensure the Blue Pages format is consistent nationwide.
U.S. Business Advisor - Home Page
Over 60 different federal organizations exist to assist or regulate business. With this many sources of information, finding what you want can be complicated and time consuming. In keeping with the President's and Vice President's vision of using information technology to enable better customer service, federal agencies worked together to build the U.S. Business Advisor - a one-stop electronic link to all the information and services government provides for the business community.
U.S. Code Search
The United States Code contains the text of current public laws enacted by Congress and is part of the Internet Law Library from the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Constitution - Table of Articles
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services home page
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
U.S. Department of Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is at work for America building a safe transportation system for the 21st century - one that is international in reach, intermodal in form, intelligent in character, and inclusive in service.
U.S. State Department - Services - Background Notes
Background Notes provide information on geographic entities and international organizations and are updated periodically. Background Notes for some countries are currently unavailable.
USPS - The United States Postal Service (U.S. Postal Service)
This site features online services such as ZIP Code Lookup, Change of Address, Express and Priority Mail Track/Confirm, Post Office Locator, and more.
Welcome to the White House
Welcome to the Official Web Site Locator for the UN System of Organizations
Alphabetic Index of Websites of the United Nations System of Organizations.