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Government Printing Office--Federal Digitization System
The digital repository of Federal Government documents. Includes the Congressional Record, Congressional Bills, the US Budget, the Federal Register, and more. FDsys will replace GPO Access in 2010.
Official documents from the three branches of government. **This site will be available until migration to FDsys is complete.**
Local Federal depository libraries
Libraries at UCSD, SDSU and CSU San Marcos, as well as San Diego Public Library's Central Library, and the San Diego County Public Law Library, all provide free access to government information. Librarians can assist you with your query.
Reference: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Guides
For basic facts about American politics, start with these resources:
CQ Encyclopedia of American Government
A comprehensive resource for learning about American government. Includes encyclopedia entries, images, biographical information, "facts & figures," and links to further resources.
The Almanac of American Politics 2010
The link is to the catalog record--follow the link to full-text on Lexis Nexis from there!
Also available in print at JK1012.A44 2010 (in reference section)
The official websites of the three branches of government
Don't see what you need?
Contact the librarian for political science, Steve Staninger.