The library is a partial depository for a select group
of federal documents distributed by the Government Printing Office (GPO). The
publications provide up-to-date information of a wide variety of subjects such as
business, education, agriculture, health, statistics, and science. In
addition to print documents distributed by the GPO, the government also produces
many online documents, websites, and statistics collections many of which are
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international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology.
It was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
in 1974, to facilitate information exchange and to bring together world
literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture.
Subject scope of AGRIS includes all technical, economic and sociological aspects
of agriculture, including forestry, animal husbandry, the aquatic sciences and
fisheries, and human nutrition.
Access) - serves as the catalog
and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well
as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural
information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods,
including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. The records
describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture
and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences,
entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and
farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and
human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. Although the
NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)
does not contain the text of the materials it cites, thousands of its
records are linked to full-text documents online, with new links added
Census of Agriculture
- is produced by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Spending - is the publicly accessible, searchable website mandated by
the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to give the
American public access to information on how their tax dollars are spent.
- US Government
Accountability Office (GAO) - is an independent, nonpartisan agency that
works for Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," the GAO
investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. The head of
GAO is the Comptroller General of the United States.
Business and Economics
Outlook Handbook - is the nationally recognized source of career information,
designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions
about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook
describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and
education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of
- Department of Education
- offers information about the Department, including .initiatives and
priorities, grant opportunities, offices, publications, research
Center for Education Statistics - is the primary federal entity for collecting
and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and
Facts and Statistics
Government Search Engines and Catalogs of Publications
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
- is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and
activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It
contains financial and non-financial assistance programs administered by
departments and establishments of the Federal government.
Federal Register - is the official
daily journal for US Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of
Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other
Federal Digital System - is the official source of current federal
- is a directory of official federal, state, and local government and court links.
- Government Printing Office
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
(USPTO) - is the official Web site of
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Search for patents and trademarks,
order copies, apply for patents, register trademarks, pay fees, monitor
- is the official U.S. Government portal to government
information, services, and online transactions.
- provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of
national health objectives designed to identify the most significant
preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce
- is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg.
Its mission is to provide high quality statistics for Europe.
- is an internet-based data service which brings UN
statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry
information from the Library of Congress. Congress.gov replaces the
Thomas retrieval system beginning in July 2016.
- is the official website of the state of South Carolina that provides links to information about
government, including statewide calendar, jobs, agencies and boards, phone
directory, education, business, health, public safety and much more.
- provides links to information about South Carolina, government,
business, schools, libraries, civic and religious organizations, community
events, statistics, etc.
- South Carolina