Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find federal government web site addresses?

Answer:

Four ways you can find federal government web site addresses are by

  1. Looking in Federal Agency Directory:

    http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/fedgov.html

  2. Looking in the U.S. Government Manual:

    http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html

    Latest edition of U.S. Government Manual print copies are held in:    

    -WILSON Reference; JOURNALISM; WALTER SCI/ENG;    

    Call No. JK421.A3    

    -WILSON GOV PUB; ENT/FISH/WILD; MAGRATH GOV PUB; FORESTRY Reference; VETERINARY MEDICINE GOV PUB (US);    

    Call No. AE2.108/2:    

    -BIO-MED Reference    

    JK421.U57;

  3. Government Information on the Internet. Greg Notess.

    Latest edition held at the Government Publications Library Reference Desk.

The first two directories have significant overlap, but if you have trouble finding a government web site in one, try the other. The U.S. Government Manual has information about the agencies as well as their web site addresses.

 

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