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American FactFinder [Full Text]

Primary distribution mechanism for all Census 2000 products and data. Includes data from 2000 and 1990 Decennial Censuses, 1997 Economic Census, and the American Community Survey. Provides demographic profiles and generates tables, reports, and maps

BISON Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation

U.S. Geological Survey's Core Science Analytics and Synthesis Program. An integrated and permanent resource for U.S. biological species occurrence data.

Catalog of US Government Publications (GPO)

Finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Currently covers publications from 1976 to the present.

Dates of Coverage: 
1976-present

Encyclopedia of Digital Government and Technology [Full Text]

This three-volume set provides a broad basis for understanding the issues, theories, and applications faced by public administrations and public organizations as they strive for more effective government through the use of emerging technologies.

FDsys

GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes.

Gover, Harvey (Tri-Cities)

Harvey Gover is the assistant campus librarian for the TriCities campus.

GPO (OCLC)

Full text of many widely used U.S. government documents published by the Government Printing Office.

Historical Census Browser [Full Text]

The data presented here describe the population and economy of U.S. states and counties from 1790-1960.

Dates of Coverage: 
1790-1960

Homeland Security Digital Library [Full Text]

The HSDL is the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents. It supports local, state and federal analysis and decision-making needs and assists academics of all disciplines in homeland defense and security related research. The HSDL provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and research reports from various universities and local and state agencies.

NCJRS Database (NCJRS)

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) provides summaries of 150,000 publications of all types on corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime since 1970.

Dates of Coverage: 
early 1970's-present

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