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-- provides references of use to individuals doing Federal legal
research and which can be accessed directly through "point and click"
hypertext connections. It is a good general legal research site
covering federal statutes, regulations, and Executive Orders, the
federal judiciary, the legislative branch, state and territorial laws,
arbitration and mediation information, general research and reference,
professional associations and organizations, and how-to legal-related
- Geospatial One-Stop
-- a portal of geospatial information containing thousands of metadata
records (information about the data) and links to live maps, features,
and catalog services, downloadable data sets, images, clearinghouses,
map files, and more. The metadata records were submitted to the portal
by government agencies, individuals, and companies, or by harvesting
the data from geospatial clearinghouses.
-- a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free
electronic access to a wealth of information produced by the Federal
Government. You can search across multiple databases or browse using an
A-Z list of online sources or grouped by branch of government.
- International Data Base (IDB) -- maintained by the Bureau of the Census, this database provides
demographic data for selected indicators, countries and user-selected regions, and years, population statistics, and
summary data, population pyramids and access to more data for a single country.
The Patent Lens
-- this system can be used to search the full-text of over eight
million patents and patent applications. The site also integrates
INPADOC (International Patent Documentation Center) legal status and
patent family information from over sixty countries directly into the
search results. This data can help to give an idea whether a patent
application related to one of interest was filed in other countries,
and possibly whether patents are in force or applications are still
pending. Updated weekly.
-- provides access to federal legislative information including Bills,
Resolutions, floor activity in Congress, Congressional Record,
schedules and calendars, links to committee information, Presidential
nominations, treaties, and miscellaneous government resources.
-- the U.S. government's official web portal. It is an easy-to-search,
free-access website designed to give users a centralized place to find
information from U.S. local, state, and federal government agency