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Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
Digitized Historical Government Documents
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    • 1. AGENCY, LIBRARY, COOPERATIVE, & PROPRIETARY SOURCES Digitized Historical Government Documents
    • 2. Cooperatives
      • Google Book Project: http://books.google.com/
    • 3. Cooperatives, cont.
      • Open Content Alliance / Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/USGovernmentDocuments
        • Has separate section for digitized U.S. Government Documents
        • Librarians can submit materials for digital archive
        • Better understanding of copyright-free status
    • 4. Federal Agencies
    • 5. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
      • Publications Warehouse: http://pubs.usgs.gov/
        • Annual Reports
        • Bulletins
        • Circulars
        • Open-File Reports
        • Water Supply Papers
        • Water-Resources Investigations Reports
    • 6. Census Bureau
      • Digitized copies of historical statistical volumes: http://www.census.gov/history/
        • Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970
        • Historical Census Reports
        • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.: 1878-present ( http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/past_years.html )
    • 7. Forest Service
      • Treesearch: http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/
        • Research station publications
      • Forest Service publications are highly dispersed. It can be useful to visit individual forest or research station websites.
    • 8. National Agricultural Library Digital Repository
      • Many core USDA series: http://naldr.nal.usda.gov/
        • Agriculture Handbooks
        • Yearbook of Agriculture
        • Reports of the Secretary Agriculture
        • Agricultural Economic Report
        • Miscellaneous Publications
        • Technical Bulletins
    • 9. NASA
      • NASA Technical Report Server: http://ntrs.nasa.gov
        • NASA technical reports, 1958-present
        • NACA collection, 1915-1958
      • NASA Images: http://www.nasaimages.org/
        • NASA's images, videos and audio collections
        • Cooperative project with the Internet Archive
    • 10. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
      • FRASER: http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/publications/
        • Banking & monetary statistics, 1896-1970
        • Economic Indicators, 1948-2008
        • Economic Report of the President, 1947-2008
        • Survey of Current Business, 1921-1999
      • ALFRED: http://alfred.stlouisfed.org/
        • Sets of current and “vintage” data
    • 11. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
      • Electronic Reading Room: http://www.foia.cia.gov/
        • Family Jewels
        • UFOs
        • Psychological warfare
        • Space weapons
        • Memos about other countries
    • 12. Smithsonian Institution
      • Smithsonian Digital Library: http://www.sil.si.edu/Galaxy.cfm?id=1.1
        • Contributions series
        • U.S. Exploring Expedition
        • Biodiversity Heritage Library Collection
        • Mosaic of Science
    • 13. Department of Labor
      • Wirtz Labor Digital Library: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/library/digital/main.htm
        • Department of Labor publications
        • Trade union and labor history materials
        • Labor leaders’ biographies
        • Statistical abstracts
    • 14. Bureau of Land Management
      • General Land Office records: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
        • Land Patent search for all available states
        • Plat maps for some states
      • Montana plat maps: http://glo.mt.gov/
    • 15. Library of Congress
      • American Memory collection: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
      • A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html
    • 16. Universities & Academic Libraries
    • 17. University of North Texas
      • Government information digital collections: http://www.library.unt.edu/govinfo/digital-collections
        • CRS reports
        • Experiment Station Publications
        • Federal Newsmaps
        • FCC Record
        • USDA publications
    • 18. University of Wisconsin
      • Foreign Relations of the United States: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/
    • 19. University of California, Santa Barbara
      • American Presidency Project: http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu
        • Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington to Taft (1789-1913)
        • Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to Bush (1929-1993)
        • Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Clinton to G.W. Bush (1993-2008)
    • 20. Oklahoma State University
      • Digital Collections: http://digital.library.okstate.edu
        • Kappler’s Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties
        • Indian Claims Commission Decisions
    • 21. Cornell University
      • Making of America: http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/moa/
      • The Cornell site has the War of the Rebellion series for the Army and Navy.
    • 22. University of Virginia
      • Digital Collections: http://lib.virginia.edu/digital/collections/
        • Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery
      • Historical Census Browser: http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus
        • State and county data for common topics, 1790-1960
    • 23. George Washington University
      • National Security Archive: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/index.html
        • Declassified intelligence documents
        • Selected documents online for free, others accessible through Digital National Security Archive database
    • 24. University of Maryland School of Law
      • Special Collections and Digital Projects: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/marshall/specialcollections/
        • Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
        • Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports
    • 25. Virginia Commonwealth University
      • VCU Libraries Digital Collections: http://dig.library.vcu.edu/index.php
        • PS Magazine, the Preventive Maintenance Monthly
    • 26. Yale University
      • Avalon Project: http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm
      • Text versions of important legal documents
    • 27. Other favorites
      • David Rumsey Map Collection: http://www.davidrumsey.com/
    • 28. Other Favorites, cont.
      • Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports (French National Library): http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb37575968z/date
    • 29. Proprietary
      • Digital Serial Set (Readex or Lexis)
      • Hein Online
      • ProQuest Monthly Catalog
      • Lexis Congressional Hearing Collection
      • Digital Congressional Record (LexisNexis; Hein)

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