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Federal Government Information: Directories and Manuals

Guides to federal information by branch of government, plus some frequently-requested resources.

Directories and Manuals

USA.gov
The official U.S. gateway to government information. Also Includes information on state, local, and tribal governments.
 
 
United States Government Manual
The official handbook of the Federal Government. Comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, as well as on quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates, and boards, commissions, and committees.
Internet 1995-present FDsys
Print Current edition MU ELLIS READY REFERENCE JK421 .A32
Print 1973-present MU ELLIS JK421 .A32
Print 1936, 1938-72 MU ELLIS JK421 .A3
 
Congressional Directory
The official handbook of Congress, with additional information on the Executive and Judicial branches, as well as international agencies. Contains: biographical information, Congressional District maps. Years 1817 to 1971 is also available online in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
Internet 1997/98-present FDsys
Print Current edition MU ELLIS READY REFERENCE JK1011 .U5
Print Older editions Congressional Directory
Print 1789-1840 MU ELLIS JK1011 .U53

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