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Provides access to census and survey data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas.
Contains over 6,000 numbered publications from 1789 to 1838, largely Congressional, but also containing Executive Department materials.
Official U.K. government documents.
Finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.
Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the U.S. Government.
Federal legislative information including bills, resolutions, activity in Congress, Congressional Record, schedules and calendars, committee information, Presidential nominations, and treaties.
Provides indexing of many Congressional publications from 1789 to the present, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Research Reports, Legislative Histories, and more.
Includes six titles: CQ Almanac; CQ Researcher; CQ Magazine; Political Handbook of the World; Politics in America; and Supreme Court Yearbook.
A collection of government and political eBooks.
For North Carolina school officials and administrators, legal information pertinent to the management of schools and school systems.
Contains the full text of 7,407 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions issued between 1937 and 1975.
Information products produced by the federal government. Most databases date back to 1994, with digitized historical content dating back to 1793. Includes FDsys and GPO Monthly Catalog.
A Federal legislative history service that provides access to publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws.
A comprehensive index to historical information published by the United States federal government.
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
These collections contain over 158,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina.
Provides access to NC statutes and session laws, bills and legislation, committee assignments, audio broadcasts of House and Senate sessions, the legislative calendar, and a citizen guide.
Provides access to current and historic publications produced by North Carolina state government.
Specifics on various jobs and careers, including working conditions, educational or training requirements, pay, and future outlook.
The opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States are published officially in a set of case books called the United States Reports
Find research results from the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI).
Provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system.
Comprehensive online collection of primary source congressional publications and legislative research materials covering all topics.
A streamlined platform for efficiently searching across Readex's historical collections: books, pamphlets, newspapers, government documents, and more.
An annual, one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Access data through products and tools including data visualizations, mobile apps, interactive web apps, and other software.
Over 230 tables and figures devoted to key subject areas such as elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, and much more.
Offers access to statutes, cases, and regulations of all fifty states as well as all federal jurisdictions.