Locating Documents

Search Engines

Google – Find government-related Web sites through this powerful, precise search engine. The advanced search allows users to limit results to the .gov domain.

USA.gov – USA.gov, the official online “gateway” to government information, enables every citizen to learn about the federal government. State and Federal information is available through several links and search features.


Catalog of U.S. Government Publications – The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications contains records for documents disseminated by the Government Printing Office and other federal agencies. If a document is online, a link is provided.

MetaLib: GPO – Powerful search tool that allows users to search over 50 government databases with a single search. For more information on MetaLib, view a factsheet here.

Documents by Subject

Browse Topics – A selective collection of useful federal government Web sites on over 150 different topics, from accounting to zip codes.

Government Databases by Subject  – Collection of government resources organized by IUPUI.  

Government Information  – Frequently used sites for government information (provided by Vanderbilt University).





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