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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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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

U.S. Digital Registry  ( - searchable inventory of official government social media accounts, mobile websites and apps, as reported and authenticated by federal managers

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


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, including Congressional Research Service reports
    Search for government data, or browse by topic
    Search government websites, and if information not found, use FOIA to request it. See "Learn about FOIA" for more information.
    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