Much of the information published by the government is now available electronically. Only a small percentage of government information is published by the Superintendent of Documents; more information is distributed from agencies directly. This is a brief list of recommended government entities that provide publications, data, and statistics through their websites.
This resource provides a wealth of information on government publications including sources of data and statistics from the Kansas government and the United States government, as well as advice for citing government sources.
Government Resources Online
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
Children's Bureau: Statistical Research
The Children's Bureau is an Office of the Administration for Children & Families and focuses on improving the lives of children and families.
County and City Data Book: 2000
Published by the United States Census Bureau this provides a summary of statistics on the social and economic structure of the counties and cities of the United States. It is designed to serve as a statistical reference and guide to other data publications and sources.
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), the NCHS provides data and statistics towards the goal of improving health.