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Books and Documents | Citing Government Documents | Codes and Regulations
Consumer Information | Genealogy | Maps | Tax Forms

Books and Documents

Background Notes (State Department)
Information on the economy, history, culture, etc., of world countries.
Budget of the United States Government
CIA World Factbook
Background information on countries throughout the world.
Core Documents of U.S. Democracy
Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Congressional Bills, etc.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Biannual)
Career information for a wide range of occupations.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Statistical information about the U.S., with local and county profiles.
United States Government Manual(1995-present)
Information on all government departments & agencies, with enabling legislation.

Citing Government Documents

http://www.unk.edu/academics/library.aspx?id=8930  ( University of Nebraska at Kearney)

Codes and Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations
CFR from 1996 to the present.
Federal Register
Search the Federal Register back to 1994.
United States Code
Search U.S. laws, 1994 through 2000 editions, plus supplements.

Consumer Information

Resource for consumer information from the federal government.
Information on federal resources for the disabled.
Federal Citizen Information Center
Answers to questions about the Federal Government and everyday consumer issues
One stop access to online federal government information.
Product Recalls
Consumer Product Safety Commission.
U.S. Government Online Bookstore


Genealogy Page
Information from the National Archives and Records Administration.
WV Collection Genealogy Page





Tax Forms

Federal (current)
West Virginia