Category Archives: Government

Bureau of Labor Statistics: The Editor’s Desk

http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/   The Editor’s Desk (familiarly shortened TED) at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, brings out daily “fresh information from all over the Bureau,” coupled with intriguing data and links of note. On the site’s homepage, … Continue reading

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Biological and Environmental Research Image Galleries from the U.S. Dept. of Energy

https://public.ornl.gov/site/gallery/default.cfm The United States Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research has compiled this prodigious image gallery from a wide range of scientific research projects. The materials here come from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, the Human Genome … Continue reading

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National Security Archive

Image via Wikipedia An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the National Security Archive (http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/) collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. It also serves as a repository of … Continue reading

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USA.gov

Image via Wikipedia USA.gov is the federal government’s main portal and it provides easy access to e-government services and resources. Easily find what you need using the A-Z and hierarchical agency lists, cross-agency search tool, or topical guides to federal … Continue reading

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USDA Census

USDA: The Census of Agriculture http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/ The United States Department of Agriculture has the results of the 2007 Census of Agriculture now available on its website. Unlike the ten-year census of all people, the census of agriculture occurs every five … Continue reading

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THOMAS

Image via Wikipedia THOMAS, named for Thomas Jefferson, is the Library of Congress’ site for providing free legislative information to the public. Some of the best features and content are: Search/browse bills Track bill status Congressional speeches Congressional publications Law … Continue reading

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Hoover Daily Report

Image via Wikipedia Hoover Daily Report http://www.hoover.org/news/daily-report The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is known for its many research projects, conferences, working papers, and distinguished fellows. Over the past several years, they have been tweaking various sections of their website, … Continue reading

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International Government Organizations

Image via Wikipedia Northwestern University Library provides links to about 400 international government organizations. Browse the alphabetical list, explore by region or theme, or use the IGO Web Search box to find organizations that match your interest. The collection spans … Continue reading

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Open Congressional Research

Image via Wikipedia Open Congressional Research Reports for the People http://opencrs.com/ Each year, the American taxpayers provide $100 million for the operating costs of the Congressional Research Service. The Service crafts hundreds of timely research papers and reports, but they … Continue reading

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The Redistricting Game

The Redistricting Game http://www.redistrictinggame.org/ What exactly is redistricting? It is rather important in terms of American politics, and in most states state legislators get to draw the lines that create different political districts. This interactive game from the University of … Continue reading

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