Finally Find the Full Federal Register for Free Online

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Since 1936, the Federal Register has been the official instrument for publicizing proposed government regulations, inviting comments from the public, and then publishing the regulations in their final form. This periodical, published Monday through Friday except for federal holidays, also contains notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. … Read more »

Find Free Money for Your Nonprofit at the Eagle Commons Library

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The Eagle Commons Library (ECL) in Sycamore Hall is (among many other wonderful things, such as the Government Information Connection and home of the Geographic Information Systems Librarian/Services) a Funding Information Network (FIN) partner.  “What does that mean?” you may ask.  As a Funding Information Network partner, the Eagle Commons Library is a nonprofit information… Read more »

Setting Free the Documents

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One of the most interesting government information sites originates neither from a government agency nor from a depository library. Free Government Information (FGI) is a private, non-governmental project for encouraging interaction and consensus building among libraries, government agencies, non-profits, researchers, journalists, and others who have an interest in promoting and preserving free and permanent access… Read more »

Enjoy Some Tasty Treats from the National Agricultural Library Digital Collections

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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) is a veritable cornucopia of information on food, agriculture, and natural resources, catering not only to the needs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but also to those of a vast audience of agricultural policymakers, educators, farmers, scientists, and other specialists, as well as the general population. Rising like a… Read more »

Mean Green Mapped

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The University of North Texas Libraries are proud to unveil Mean Green Mapped! Mean Green Mapped is an interactive web map utilizing GIS software to illustrate UNT’s history through photographs and other media. Using historic maps, aerials and photographs, we seek to generate interest in the resources available at UNT Libraries and to commemorate UNT’s… Read more »

Go Straight to the Top with the Leadership Library

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This massive commercial database contains biographical and directory information for hundreds of thousands of administrators, board members, and other leading individuals at 40,000 government agencies, large companies, news media, and major professional and nonprofit organizations at the federal, state, and local level. How It Works You can search the database by the name of a… Read more »

A Halloween Playlist from the National Jukebox

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The Library of Congress, in cooperation with Sony Music, has made available to the public a vast collection of historical recordings—the largest ever made publicly available online. On May 10, 2011 they officially launched the National Jukebox, a Web site that provides public access to over 10,000 recordings made between 1901 and 1925 by the… Read more »

Some WONDERful Resources from the CDC

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CDC (previously Centers for Disease Control; now Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but still retaining just the three letters) is the primary federal agency responsible for protecting public health in the United States. Its scientists and other researchers collect data in the United States and throughout the world to track diseases, investigate real and potential… Read more »