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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

USA.gov (official portal to U.S. Government)

  • Benefits.gov
    Government benefits information; help find grants, loans, financial aid, and more
  • Congress.gov
    Official source for federal legislative information, replacing THOMAS.gov in 2014
  • Data.gov
    Search for government data, or browse by topic
  • GovLoans.gov
    Government loan information, including business and education loans
  • Grants.gov
    Find and apply for grants for organizations
  • Health.gov
    Government health information
  • Regulations.gov
    Find and comment on federal regulations
  • Science.gov
    Government science information

Find more "Cross-Agency Portals" (USA.gov)

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  (USA.gov) - Verify that a socialmedia account is managed by a federal (U.S.) government agency by pasting its URL into this tool.

HowTo.gov 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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