GovInfo serves as a comprehensive website for all publications generated by the three branches of government. The Government Printing Office (GPO) is responsible for maintaining these publications. You can browse a range of government publications such as the Congressional Reports, Federal Register, and United States Code. You can also engage in a general search on the home page which can be narrowed by the collection. This is an excellent site to use when conducting a comprehensive search or for browsing relevant government sources.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
This resource serves as a finding tool to search United States government publications (1976-current) by agency, title, subject, key word, or through an advanced search. A search will generate a detailed listing for current and historical publications to include title, year, author, government document number, and a direct link if available.
A free online website which can be used to locate U.S. government publications which have been placed in the public domain. You can search by full-text or through the catalog.
A free website which can be used to locate historical government publications. You can first select Texts and then choose American Libraries.
The United States Government Manual
This online manual is the official handbook of the U.S. and includes updates regarding the activities of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The manual can be searched through a keyword search or category. Some additional resources included are: the U.S. Constitution, an agency acronym listing, and links to agency directories.
A central location where you can find information about a federal agency and its service. You can conduct a unrestricted keyword search or search by focus area. This resource assists with obtaining initial information or if you only possess a basic level of knowledge in this area.