Central Intelligence Agency

Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency provides unclassified intelligence reports and summaries, information about the CIA itself, and the World FactBook, which offers detailed geography information about each country.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Defenses And Security

Project Vote Smart

Project Vote Smart

Project Vote Smart is “a national library of factual information on candidates for public office from President of the United States down to state legislature. We cover them in five basic areas: backgrounds, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances, performance evaluations made by over 100 to liberal to conservative special interest group …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

RFE/RL Newsline Archive

RFE/RL Newsline Archive

Archives from January 1995 to May 2008 from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty including “A daily report of developments in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News

Directgov

Directgov

Public information portal site for government information for the United Kingdom, including the UK Parliament, House of Commons, House of Lords, Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales, and the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom

Country Indicators for Foreign Policy

Country Indicators for Foreign Policy

“The CIFP represents an on-going effort to identify and assemble statistical information conveying the key features of the economic, political, social and cultural environments of countries around the world…The unique collection of country indicators generated by the project can be accessed through summary tables, country reports and this accompa …
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments

Project Vote Smart’s U.S. Government Basics

Project Vote Smart’s U.S. Government Basics

Project Vote Smart’s U.S. Government primer is a concise U.S. civics lesson with emphasis on the political process. Here, you can learn about the election process, campaign finance, how a bill becomes a law, and much, much more. Project Vote Smart also follows what your elected officials are voting for in office on its Congress Tracking pages. In a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Bureau of Economic Analysis

“The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency of the Department of Commerce. Along with the Census Bureau and STAT-USA, BEA is part of the Department’s Economics and Statistics Administration.

The mission of BEA is to produce and disseminate accurate, timely, relevant, and cost-effective economic accounts statistics that provide governmen …

Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Business & Economics–Economics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Business & Economics–Statistics

Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry

Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry

A directory of “research gateways . . . supplemented by specific Web-based research that focuses on specific themes.” Topics include area studies, international studies, issue-based politics, reference and research, theory and analysis, and web-based projects. An excellent scholarly resource.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race

Australasian Legal Information Institute

Australasian Legal Information Institute

“The Australasian Legal Information Institute provides free internet access to Australian legal materials. AustLII is one of the largest sources of legal materials on the net, with over six gigabytes of raw text materials and over a million searchable documents. AustLII publishes public legal information: that is, primary legal materials (legislati …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Home Page

“This website contains the most comprehensive collection of translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948. Over 250 different language versions are available in HTML, PDF and graphical forms.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Australian Law on the Internet

A comprehensive list of links to information about Australian law. It’s divided into Federal, state, aboriginal, constitutional, and several other types of law, as well as other aspects of Australian law. Part of the National Library of Australia Internet Subject Lists project.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International

National Center for Education Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics

“NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations.” Look here for statistical information on all levels of education. The site includes an encyclopedia of education statistics, an FAQ, activities for children, and a catalog of NCES publications.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Education; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Information Services

Legal Information Institute

Legal Information Institute

One of the aims of this project is “to carry out applied research on the use of digital information technology in the distribution of legal information, the delivery of legal education, and the practice of law.” This content-rich site offers access to a variety of Web-based legal information, along with other products. Included are constitutions …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Judicial Branch (Courts); Law, Government & Political Science–Law

National Centre of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus

National Centre of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus

“Information about the activities of the Centre. On-line access to the Belarus legal information databank, news of legislation and law. The site is mostly in Russian, but some basic legal acts including the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus are available in English.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Constitutions & Treaties In Force; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International

Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson Papers

“The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and manuscript volumes …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The History Guy: The War List

The History Guy: The War List

“Hello, and welcome to The History Guy Website! Here you will find links and content pages to use in researching politics and history. ” Includes sections on American Politics and Government, Historical Personalities, Governments of the World, Military History, and New and Recent Conflicts of the World.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science