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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

American State Papers, 1789-1838 [Full Text]

Legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817

Dates of Coverage: 
1789-1838

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

Congress.gov

Presented by the Library of Congress, Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.

Derwent Innovations Index

Derwent Innovations Index® facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. This resource merges the value-added patent information from Derwent World Patents Index® with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index®. You can use additional descriptive information and coding to quickly grasp a patent's significance and its relationship to other patents. Reduce duplication of R&D; track competitors' activities; detect and avoid patent infringement; identify potential gaps in the marketplace and possible licensing opportunities.

Dates of Coverage: 
1963-

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.

govinfo [Full Text]

govinfo provides free public access to more than a million official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Formerly FdSys, the federal digital system.

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