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Here are listed sources to find the executive agency publications. The list includes, comprehensive sources for publications, forms, directories to agencies and selected government produced or sponsored databases.
Citing government publications
- JHU Libraries Catalog
Begin here to find the government publications owned by our Library. JHU receives about 50% of the publications offered to depository libraries. Using the catalog will also provide the link to the online version of specific publicatons.
Catalogs of U.S. Government Publications
The following list contain selected databases produced by various agencies.
- Agricola Web Gateway -- NAL The National Agricultural Library's (NAL) Web Gateway to Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Searchable database of materials dating from the 16th century. Records describe pulications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines
- Eric - A national information system funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide access to education literature and resources.
- MedlinePlus - A consumer oriented medical information site created by U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
- NASA Technical Support Server - NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS) is to provide students, educators, and the public access to NASA's technical literature. NTRS also collects scientific and technical information from sites external to NASA to broaden the scope of information available to users. Also contains citations from NACA, NASA's predecessor.
- NTIS: via Engineering Village (1964- present), via Web (1990-present) - Gives citations for publications added to NTIS collection in last 10 years. The National Technical Information Service is the largest source of government sponsored research reports. Contact the Government Publications Librarians to obtain copies of NTIS reports.
- PubMed - PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for MEDLINE. It contains links to the full text of many journal articles.
An extremely valuable research tool for anyone who needs to monitor non-U.S. media sources, the material in WNC is provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). Analysts from FBIS domestic and overseas bureaus monitor timely and pertinent open-source materials. Coverage is generally from 1995 to present. For earlier coverage, see Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1974 - 1996.
The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence. The Daily Reports contain English translations of news gathered from foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements. For post-1995 coverage, see World News Connection.