Government: United States

Information Gateways

USA.gov
Find government services and official websites.

Library of Congress
Collection information, online exhibits, and library resources.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Publications available in print and online.

govinfo
Free public access to information and publications from the three branches of the Federal Government.

GPO Bookstore
Government Printing Office publications for sale.

United States Government Manual
The official handbook of the Federal Government, with descriptions of the activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Includes information official agencies, international organizations, Federal boards, commissions, and committees.

Data.gov
The home of the U.S. Government's open data.

Science.gov
Gateway to science and technical information, including research and development results.

National Archives
Research records, browse online exhibits and find resources to aid research and record preservation.

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Guide to the United States government, for kids.

Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks

United States Copyright Office
Register a copyright, record a document, search records, or learn more about copyright.

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Search for patents and trademarks or find information about the patent and trademark process.

Federal Government Websites

Benefits.gov
Online access to government benefit and assistance programs.

Citizenship and Immigration Services
Information and services about immigrating to the United States and becoming a citizen.

Environmental Protection Agency
Information about environmental issues, science, laws, and regulations.

Grants.gov
Find and apply for Federal grants.

GovLoans.gov
Covers a broad range of loan categories including housing, education, small business, veterans and disaster relief.

U.S. Geological Survey
Maps, news, science, and other geological information.

Veterans Affairs
Benefits information, resources, and more for veterans.

World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Executive Branch

The White House
News, issues, administration information, photos, and videos.

Legislative Branch

Congress.gov
Legislation, the Congressional Record, members of Congress, and Committee information.

United States Senate
Senators, committees, legislation and records, art and history.

United States House of Representatives
Representatives, committees, legislative activity, and other information about the House.

Congressional Budget Office
Nonpartisan analysis of budgetary and economic issues for the U.S. Congress.

Judicial Branch

Supreme Court of the United States
Opinions, oral arguments, case documents, rules & guidance, and information about the Supreme Court.

United States Courts
Court information, locator, and services.

PACER - Public Access to Court Electronic Records
Case and docket information from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. Registration required and usage fees may apply.

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