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Stephen B. Luce Library Government Documents Research Guide

Legislative and Regulatory

Federal Register Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. There is a tutorial on what the Federal Register is and how to use it.

Code of Federal Regulaitons (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation.

Thomas The Library of Congress providing access to legislative information such as bills, resolutions, activity in congress, congressional record, schedules and calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties, and government resources.

Open Congressional Research Reports provides access to congressional research reports to the public.

Statistical Resources

U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoratative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, polictal, and economic organization of the U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finging agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

U.S. Government Ready Reference Collection is a subject arrangement of the most frequently used depository documents titles at Columbia University Libraries.

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