United States Government Information: Home

Federal information for all branches, including the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial arms of the United States government.

In This Guide

Select the tabs at the top to navigate to information on:

Government Research Basics

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Census Information

U.S. Federal Databases

Data and Statistics

Citing Government Documents

Emblem of the Federal Depository Library ProgramPortland State University Library is a Federal Depository Library

Our physical collections are located on the fourth floor of Millar Library and include official documents from federal, state, and local sources as well as a variety of atlases and maps. Additional local, state and federally-produced government documents are found throughout the general collection, and links to full-text digital documents available 24/7 online.

This guide is based on the work of Meagan Kinsley & Molly Riley of the University Of Washington iSchool dated May 2011.


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