Alphabetical Index of Topics


Quick jumps for descriptions of content for each topic:

|| Quick Reference || Agencies || Arts and Humanities || Biology || Business and Economics || Chemistry ||
|| Congress || Crime || Demographics || Education || Elections and Campaign Finance ||  Entrepreneurs || Environmental || 
|| Ethnic || Fisheries and Seafood || Foreign Affairs/International || Geography and Gazetteer  || Health ||
|| Journals (Electronic Government Journals || Labor || Courts and Law || Legislative || Libraries ||
|| Local Offices of Government Agencies || Physics || Scientific and Technical || Spring Hill College ||  Weather || 

Last Update: 7/8/03


Electronic Quick Reference Catalogs, directories, and indexes to WWW sites for U.S. Government Information Resources. Includes WWW sites arranged by subject, Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, GPO Access, Federal Bulletin Board Service (BBS), Fedworld, consumer information, Statistical Abstract, etc.

Agencies - U.S. Federal Government Agencies A detailed listing of WWW sites for federal agencies and quasi agencies and their sub agencies

Arts, Literature, History, Cultural and other Humanities Information A wealth of primary source material, especially images and sound files from the Freer Gallery, National Gallery of American Art, National Gallery of African Art, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, National Museums, American Memory Project, Mobiliana (under construction), Spring Hill College, Civil War and other special collections relating to the South, etc.

Biology Internet resources for the biologist, links to federal research labs, etc. Includes NTIS reports, Southeastern Biological Science Center, molecular biology, biomedical information, databases, protocols, genetic sequences, virtual frog dissection kit, etc.

Business and Economic Information. Access to regional, state, and metropolitan area government data and information with links to dozens of other government WWW and gopher servers. Includes NTDB from Stat-USA (Password required - available for in library use only), raw census and demographic data from Census of Population and Economic Censuses, company reports from the SEC, as well as news releases and publications.

For entrepreneurs, small business, and minority business, use Entrepreneurs and Business Development. For labor information, use Labor and Labor Statistics.

Chemistry Includes chemical physics preprints, molecular modeling, NIST Chemical Science Lab, and treatment for acute chemical exposure, national laboratories, publications lists, etc.

Congressional Information Includes Congressional directory information, hot legislation, bill texts, House and Senate documents and reports, Congressional Record, voting records, etc.

Crime and Criminal Justice Includes criminal justice statistics, publications and other information from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, juvenile delinquency, FBI, ATF, etc.

Demographic and Population Information Demographic information for Alabama 1st Congressional District as well as U.S. reports on dozens of individual subject areas for sociologists, marketing, etc.. Also includes links to search Census Bureau databases and census products online. Population, housing, health, income, poverty, program participation, health insurance coverage, and more are available for the U.S. and states.

Educational Resources Educational information including ERIC searching on the WWW, literacy, statistics, educational software, etc.

Entrepreneurs and Business Development Resources to assist entrepreneurs. Includes Ssall business innovation, help centers, grants, minority business development, global business opportunities, export promotion, etc.

Environmental Information. Environmental topics dealing with the health of the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama Estuaries, Mobile Bay, natural resources of the Southeastern U.S., research centers, as well as government agencies affecting environmental quality in Southwest Alabama.

Ethnic Resources WWW resources for Native Americans. See also Arts, Literature, Culture, History above.

Foreign Affairs and Other International Information Department of State and White House press releases and publications, USAID, United Nations, NATO, international documents, foreign governments, international government organizations, international statistics, CIA World FactBook, Country Studies, etc.

Geography A searchable gazetteer with interactive Tiger maps from the Census Bureau

Health  Health information including Public Medline; and statistics, publications, catalogs and journal articles from the National Center for Health Statistics, National Institutes of Health, and Centers for Disease Control. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view some files (those with extensions ".pdf").

Journals Electronic versions of key U.S. government agency journals.

Labor and Labor Statistics Regional, state, and metropolitan area employment and unemployment data, labor market, Monthly Labor Review, Occupational Outlook Quarterly, NLRB decisions, FMCS, FLRA, industry career guides, etc.

Legal Information Legal resources including Supreme Court and Circuit Court decisions, U.S. Code, CFR, District Courts, U.S. Tax Court, etc. Most are searchable.

Legislative Information. For texts and status of current legislation, voting records, access to the remarks of members in the Congressional Record, and for reports of the General Accounting Office (GAO) and more. 

Libraries. Library of Congress, National Libraries, National Archives, Presidential Libraries, etc.

Local Offices of Federal Government Agencies Includes Coast Guard and contacts for other agencies

Physics Under Construction

Scientific and Technical Information

Spring Hill College Includes turn of the century photographs of Spring Hill College from the Library of Congress American Memory Project. (The image files take a while to load. Be patient!)

Weather  Resources on current weather conditions, including maps, updates on hurricanes and tropical storms, satellite and radar images, and climatic data. Also includes resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on disaster preparedness and relief.