Michael Schwartz Library
Virtual Reference Desk: Government
Documents: Indexes and Full Text Resources
- Congress.gov (formerly THOMAS): The official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
- GovInfo: A service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), it provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Formerly FDsys.
- Ohio Secretary of State Publications
- Public Records Online (NETR Online): A portal to official state web sites, and to Tax Assessors' and Recorders' offices that have developed web sites for the retrieval of available public records over the internet.
- Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library: Government Research Guide: Compiled and vetted resources for doing research. Some of the resources may require remote authentication from off-campus.
- Government Information Online - Ask a Librarian: A free online information service staffed by government information librarians from Federal depository libraries across the United States.
Cleveland / Cuyahoga / Ohio
- Cities, Townships & Counties (ohio.gov): Provides linkage to different government websites. Includes local tax information.
- City of Cleveland: Official government website for the city of Cleveland. Includes links to the Mayor's office and other city offices.
- Cleveland City Council: Members, addresses, biographies, committee memberships, and list of wards represented for Cleveland City Council members. Includes calendar of committee meetings.
- Cuyahoga County: The official government website of Cuyahoga County.
- State of Ohio: Information on the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the Ohio government including addresses and committee membership. Links to state agencies. Allows zip code searching for Senators and House Representatives.
United States Government
- Budget of the United States Government
- Library of Congress Internet Resources: Government web resources, including links to government agencies, publications and data sites.
- Project Vote Smart: Information on the United States President and Congress, and state governors and legislators, including contact information, biographies, voting records, and committee memberships.
- Social Security Handbook
- State Legislature Websites (congress.gov): Links to state government websites.
- The United States Government Manual: Guide to government agencies and their history.
- USA.gov: The official site for U.S. government information, services, transactions and forms, includes search engine of federal and state government web sites.
- Virtual Reference Shelf - Politics & Govt.: A list of suggested sites from the Library of Congress.
Additional U.S. Government resources available from the Political Science Research Guide.
- List of Foreign Governments : A subject guide from Northwestern University Libraries that provides links to the official websites of national governments.
- UNdata (United Nations): An Internet search engine that retrieves data series from statistical databases provided by the UN System.