Government Information

Dates of coverage: 1789 - present
Full text: Some
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information

Comprehensive access to US legislative information. Includes indexing of publications such as the Congressional Record and hearings, bills and laws, legislative histories (for public laws from 1970+), regulations and political news. Also includes information about members of Congress and Congressional committees.

Full text: All
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

Public policy briefs issued by the CRS to inform members of Congress and their staff on subjects of current interest. Funded by taxpayer money and thus all in the public domain, these reports are nonpartisan and concise. Currently more than 3,300 reports are available.

Dates of coverage: 1974 - present
Full text: Some
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Articles, Government Information, Technical Reports

Includes information on the environmental impact of energy production and use, including climate change; energy R&D; energy policy; nuclear, coal, hydrocarbon and renewable energy technologies and much, much more. The collection includes over 3,109,800 bibliographic records and over 104,000 full text documents. Additional records may also have links to help users find the full text. ETDEWEB now includes historical information from ETDE's Energy Database, which began in 1987 as well as historical information from US DOE/OSTI's Energy Citations database.

Dates of coverage: 1861 - 1977/1980
Full text: Some
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information, Primary Sources

Presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. The United States Department of State Office of the Historian offers online index searching for documents by keyword as well as limited full-text searching through the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Dates of coverage: Varies by data series
Full text: All
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information, Statistics, Polls & Data Sets, General

The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. This resource contains a compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources that include over 37,000 data series -- three times more than in the previous edition -- and dozens of new topics, among them slavery, American Indians, and poverty. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The resource will permit users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.

Note: To use the custom tables, users must register for an account. To register, click on the register link in the upper right corner of the page and complete the form.

Dates of coverage: Varies
Full text: All
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information

An open-source collection of over 107,800 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.

Dates of coverage: Begun in 1970; coverage goes back to 15th century.
Full text: None; abstracts only
Access: Open Access
Type: Articles, Government Information

Provides citations to agricultural literature.

Dates of coverage: Varies by publication
Full text: Some
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

Contains summaries of 170,000 publications including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, domestic preparedness, and victims of crime.

Dates of coverage: 2005 - present
Full text: All
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

Access to full-text of official New Hampshire electronic-only publications from all state executive agencies such as Agriculture, Transportation and Office of the Governor as well as some legislative and judicial agencies. This database is updated monthly.

Full text: All
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information

Public policy briefs issued by the Congressional Research Service to inform members of Congress and their staff on subjects of current interest. Funded by taxpayer money and thus all in the public domain, these reports are nonpartisan
and concise. Currently more than 3,300 reports are available, on topics such as Gas prices and U.S. treatment of prisoners in Iraq.

Dates of coverage: 1920 -
Full text: Some
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

An archive of global, non-partisan public policy research from think tanks, universities, government organizations and foundations. Subjects include government, international relations, business, culture and religion, demographics, energy, health, human rights and much more. Created by the Center for Governmental Studies.

Dates of coverage: Varies
Full text: Some
Access: Open Access
Type: Articles, Government Information, Technical Reports

Provides a gateway to information resources at government science agencies. Two major types of information included are selected authoritative science web sites and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials.

Full text: All
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information, Statistics, Polls & Data Sets, General

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

Dates of coverage: 1914 but varies by series
Full text: All
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information, Statistics, Polls & Data Sets, General

The official source for Canadian social and economic statistics offers searching of CANSIM, the key socioeconomic database, updated daily. Data on Canada’s census, government, trade, cultural resources, and other statistical programs is available.

Dates of coverage: 1993 - present, with older documents being added
Full text: All
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

Includes official UN documents exclusive of sales publications, press releases, treaties, and Department of Public Information brochures. Also includes resolutions from various UN bodies from 1947- present. Searching is available in the official UN languages of Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.

Dates of coverage: 1817-1994, 15th-103rd Congress (In Production - Later Content Not Yet Available)
Full text: All
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information
Funded by: PhD Enhancement Fund of the Vice President for Research and Public Service, President's Fund for Excellence, Graduate School, William L. Dunfey Endowment for the Study of History, Stuart Palmer Book Fund

A comprehensive digital edition of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, containing reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. This resource enables researchers to explore U.S. history and culture in unprecedented depth and detail.

Dates of coverage: 1994 - varies by publication
Full text: All
Access: Open Access
Type: Government Information

FDsys (Federal Digital System) searches official U. S. Government publications from the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Search for documents, access their metadata, and download in multiple formats.

Dates of coverage: 1976 - present
Full text: Some
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information

MarciveWeb DOCS Catalog indexes U. S. government documents. It corresponds to the official government index, the Monthly Catalog and the Catalog of U. S. Government Publications. Searches are offered in a variety of categories. Availability of documents at local U. S. depository libraries is a key feature.

Dates of coverage: 1960 - present
Full text: Some
Access: Restricted to UNH users
Type: Government Information, Statistics, Polls & Data Sets, General

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank database for development data from officially-recognized international sources for more than 180 countries. Other databases provide information on external debt and financial flow data, governance issues, education, health, gender, and more. These can search in several languages.