Government core

Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style

http://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/subjects/guides/government/cite.html

University of Nevada, Reno Libraries guide includes many sample citations for government information resources.

House and Senate Journals, Series I

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Dates of Coverage: 
1789 - 1817

Original, digitized version of the minutes of the meetings of each chamber Congress, up to 1817. The official record of business on petitions, memorials, motions, bills, resolutions, and the votes on them. Predates the U.S Congressional Serial Set.

Senate Executive Journals, Series I

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Dates of Coverage: 
1789 - 1866

A record of the U.S. Senate's closed session deliberations, mostly on two principal topics: treaties and nominations. Particularly useful for historical, foreign policy, and biographical research.

ICPSR Online Analysis Using DAS

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/access/sda.html
Dates of Coverage: 
1997 to present

The Data Analysis System allows users to perform online analysis directly using more than 200 datasets over the Web, without downloading files.

Europa World Plus

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbeuropa/

Covers the government and economy of 250+ countries & territories, with directory information and statistical tables. Online version of Europa World Year Book and the regional surveys.

Historical Statistics of the United States

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbhiststatsus/
Dates of Coverage: 
1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

America's Historical Newspapers

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbamerhistnews/
Dates of Coverage: 
1690 - 1922

Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, based on the Brigham's History and Bibliography of American Newspapers series.

Open CRS (Congressional Research Service reports)

http://www.opencrs.com/
Dates of Coverage: 
1990's to present

A project of the Center for Democracy & Technology, this site provides access to CRS Reports already in the public domain

ICPSR Data Archive

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research provides data, documentation and links to related literature, which can be searched and downloaded by member institutions.

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