As writers we may never think of looking to the government to help us write our stories. But the government can prove to be very helpful with research information. I have listed a few sites that may help in getting the juices flowing and filling your pages with useful knowledge. Happy Reading!
USA.gov = On this site you can search by topic or organization including federal, state, local and tribal governments.
Govspot.com = On this site you can browse reports, connect to libraries, museums and much more.
GPOaccess.gov = On this site you will find all sorts of federal resources.
Loc.gov/indes.html = Resources for history and culture.
CIA.gov/cia/publications/factbook/indes.html = Check out the world factbook.
Fedworld.gov = Science and technology.
There are many more resources available through government sites. Just know what you are looking for and you will find it.