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Catalogs and Databases

CGP 
    Catalog of U.S. Government Publications. (1976-) 
Declassified Government Documents
 
    From the National Security Archive at George Washington University.
Fedworld
 
    Central access point for searching, and acquiring government information.
GPO Access
 
   Provides free electronic access to Federal information.
Marcive  (On Campus Only)
    Catalog of government publications since July 1976.
New Electronic Titles
(GPO)
    Government publications available in electronic format.
Science.gov
   USA.gov for science

Finding Federal Agencies

U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory (LSU Libraries)
    Lists current U.S. Federal Government agencies as represented in the U.S. Government Manual. 
University of Michigan Documents Center
 
    Excellent overall subject breakdown of government information.

Search Engines

USA.gov
    One stop access to online federal government information.
Google U.S. Government Search

    Searches only internet sites with .gov or .mil