American FactFinder

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Have you ever tried to find the population of city? That is a fairly easy task, as a simple search on Google can provide that information. What about finding the age, gender, or ethnicity of a particular population? How about comparing the number of males and females in the workplace of a city? Would you know where to search? The

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Capitol Hearings

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With a new year comes another round of congressional hearings and policy-making. Ever wanted to know what goes on in these hearings? At Capitol Hearings, you can listen to daily congressional hearings LIVE on the web. A service provided by C-SPAN, Capitol Hearings includes an upcoming schedule of hearings (next hearing is Tuesday, January 12: Committee on Armed Services), as well

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The Basic Collection

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Within the Federal Depository community, there is a list of titles known as the Basic Collection. These are items that any depository library must provide access to, regardless of the type of library. While many of them are still printed on paper, happily, a lot of them are also available online! Below is a list of items you can find

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How Can Federal Documents Help You?


Federal documents are so much more than Congressional laws and Presidential documents.  The federal government is responsible for publishing information by and about its many agencies, as well as data – both scientific and related to the population.  The following are just a few ways that Fed Docs can aid you in research. Historical Research We have a tremendous historical

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Welcome to the New Indiana Federal Documents Website!!!

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Welcome to the Indiana Federal Documents website! Hosted by the Indiana State Library, the Indiana Federal Documents site will provide information and tips for navigating the sea of government information. This site was created to help documents librarians, as well as the general public, in locating, understanding, and utilizing government information.

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