U.S. Government Documents
While the Central Library is closed for renovations, please contact the Information Services department if you need help locating a particular government document: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following links give ONLINE access to full-text U.S. Government Documents from the Federal Depository Library. They are also available in hard copy at the Central Library of the Manatee County Public Library. In addition, many other federal documents are available in full-text online from the U.S. Government Printing Office Federal Digital System.
Congressional Record [ X ] The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session
Congressional Hearings [ Y ] A hearing is a meeting or session of a Senate, House, joint, or special committee of Congress, usually open to the public, to obtain information and opinions on proposed legislation, conduct an investigation, or evaluate/oversee the activities of a government department or the implementation of a Federal law.
Economic Indicators [ Y ] Available from April 1995 forward, this monthly publication is prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers for the Joint Economic Committee. It provides economic information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics.
United States Code [ AE ] The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Public Papers of the Presidents [ AE ] This collection, called the American Presidency Project, is curated online by the University of California, Santa Barbara.It includes correspondence, speeches, news conferences, executive orders, signing statements and more.
The World Factbook [at 2nd floor reference desk] The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
Occupational Outlook Handbook [at 2nd floor reference desk]
Health, United States[ HE ]