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Finding Legislative and Judicial Information: Online Databases
Lexis Nexis Congressional
Access to U.S. legislative information, including bills and pending legislation, legislative history, hearings, testimony, reports, documents, Congressional Record, public laws, etc.
Search for Court Opinions (Supreme Court, Federal, State Court cases), Law Review articles and more.
Finding Government Information: Websites
CIA World FactBook
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and more. Available electronically and in print.
The U.S. government's official web portal. A useful search engine that shows information by topic, agency, and source and searches .gov, .mil, and other government information sources.
U.S. Census-American Factfinder
Has population and demographics data for 1990 and 2000. Use Summary File 1 for statistics on race and gender. Use the library census guide
for more information.