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Federal Government Databases and Search Engines

Key Catalogs

Government Catalogs

Many departments and agencies have catalogs for historical and current publications with links to online documents. Here are some.​



Dead/defunct Websites

CyberCemetery – “permanent public access to the electronic web sites and publications of defunct US government agencies and commissions”

Memory Hole – 300+ rescued Congressional Research Service Reports that were pulled from the Web – fact-filled reports on current and hot issues

Wayback Machine – Internet archive – useful but is hit or miss