I love to research, which is one reason why I love to write. I discovered that finding the right resources will help me get the most accurate information on any given topic. I never thought that turning to the government for help would even be an option. When I viewed the website I found so many cool things.
Find U.S. government common abbreviations, calendars, contact information, forms, photos, maps, news and more.
- Abbreviations and Acronyms
Commonly used federal acronyms
- Calendars, Important Dates, and Time
Calendars, holidays, and important dates from different government agencies.
- Connect with Government
Government tools and features — RSS feeds, blogs, podcasts, social media, videos, and much more
- Contact Your Government
Contact information for federal, state, and local government officials and agencies.
- Data and Statistics
Find data and statistics by topic.
Browse government forms and applications by agency.
- Freedom of Information, Privacy Act, and Web Inventories
Resources and information as required by the E-Government Act.
- Government Photos and Images
A large collection of photos and images made available by the U.S. government
- Historical Documents
Articles of Confederation, Bill of Rights, Constitution of the United States, Declaration of Independence…
- Laws and Regulations
Find federal and state laws and regulations.
Local, federal, and national libraries; grants for libraries…
Local, national, world, and specialized maps from multiple government agencies…
Federal press releases, USA.gov news, foreign news service, government e-mail newsletters…
- Publications from the U.S. Government
Consumer publications, educational resources, federal agency publications, Government Printing Office…
- State Photo and Multimedia Galleries
Find photos from the U.S. states.
- U.S. Government Works and Copyright
Learn about copyright restrictions on U.S. government works.
Other useful sites are:
U.S. Government Printing Office – http://www.gpoaccess.gov
The World Factbook – http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
What unexpected sites have you found for your writing project?