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Guide to Booth Library's US and Illinois Government Document Collections

Popular government websites

Assistance Listings
Provides detailed, public descriptions of Federal assistance listings available to State and local governments, Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups, and individuals. ​​

Code of Federal Regulations
The new eCFR site, searchable and browsable, shows which sections of the Code have been updated recently, lets users compare between the current and previous versions of regulations, and links out to the Federal Register and US Code.

Compilation of Presidential Documents
The official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary.

Explore Census Data (
Population, economic, housing, and geographic information and data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas.

Federal Register
The daily publication of the rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, along with executive orders.
Federal tax forms and instructions.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Job profiles include work environment, education and training needed, ten year outlook and median salaries

Social Security Handbook
Answers for all Social Security questions.

U.S. Code
The codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States, divided by broad subjects into 53 titles.

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