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Online Ready Reference Resources: Government Information

Government Information

Federal Government:

GPO Access

  • Site for the Government Printing Office which is the official publisher of federal documents for all three branches of government.

  • The US government's official web portal.

  • Official website for U.S. federal legislative information.

State Government:


  • The official website for the State of South Carolina.


  • SCIWAY includes thousands of links to other South Carolina websites as well as an amazing collection of maps, charts, articles, and other resources organized by subject areas – such as education, history, jobs, real estate, and tourism.


The United Nations

  • Official website for the United Nations.

World Factbook

  • Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • Information is gathered and provided by the Central Intelligence Agency.