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Government Resources: Find Government Agency & Organization Sites

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This guide is about finding government information, including federal (U.S.), state, and foreign governments as well as international/ intergovernmental organizations. Andersen Library, a selective depository for government documents (federal and Wisconsin), is open to the public, including providing access to government information on the Internet.
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Federal (U.S.) Cross-Agency Portals (official portal to U.S. Government)

    Government benefits information; help find grants, loans, financial aid, and more
    Official source for federal legislative information, replacing in 2014
    Search for government data, or browse by topic
    Government loan information, including business and education loans
    Find and apply for grants for organizations
    Government health information
    Find and comment on federal regulations
    Government science information

Find more "Cross-Agency Portals" (

Directories - Finding Agencies & Organizations

Federal (U.S.)

States & Local (U.S.)

Foreign Governments (Worldwide)

Intergovernmental Organizations

See also the guide for "Organizations - Inter-Governmental, Non-Governmental."

Government Social Media Accounts

Verify U.S. Federal Government Social Media Accounts  ( - Verify that a socialmedia account is managed by a federal (U.S.) government agency by pasting its URL into this tool. Agency Social Media Browse: - Find registered social media accounts by federal agency.

Federal Government YouTube Videos - A chronological listing of federal government videos on YouTube. Also searchable.

Twitter Widgets Gallery - browse recent tweets from federal agencies.

Wisconsin Portal: Social Media - find social media accounts of Wisconsin government agencies

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