Robert F. Kennedy Library | Government Documents

Government Documents

Robert F. Kennedy Library | Government Documents


FDLP Basic Collection

These titles are vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of the Federal Government. This list is subject to change.

    • American Factfinder
      American FactFinder is a source for population, economic, housing, and geographic information and data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas.

    • Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
      Ben's Guide is a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.

    • Budget of the United States Government
      The Budget contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications issued throughout the fiscal year.

    • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
      The CFDA lists all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.

    • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
      The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or use Advanced Search for more options.

    • Code of Federal Regulations
      This is the annual edition of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

    • Congressional Directory
      The official directory of the United States Congress that includes members of the Senate and House, committee members, room and telephone numbers, and officials of the courts.

    • Congressional Record (daily)
      The Congressional Record is the daily official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress.

    • Economic Indicators
      Published monthly by the Council of Economic Advisors for the Joint Economic Committee, Economic Indicators provide economic information on GDP, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, and more.

    • FDsys
      An online database that gives free access to official publications from all three branches of the United States Government.

    • Federal Register (daily)
      The daily publication of the rules, proposed rules, and notices of the Federal agencies and organizations along with executive orders.

    • Occupational Outlook Handbook
      The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a resource for occupational and career information, providing profiles on a majority of jobs in the United States. Profiles describe the work environment, education and training needed, ten year outlook, and median pay for workers.

    • United States Code
      The permanent and general laws of the United States are divided by broad subjects into fifty-one titles.

    • United States Statutes at Large
      The United States Statutes at Large containing the permanent laws – public and private – that were enacted during each session of Congress.