Nashville Public Library participates in the Federal Depository Library Program. First designated in 1884, the depository serves the 5th U.S. Congressional District of Tennessee. Librarians on the 3rd floor of Main Library will assist you locating government information located in our Government Documents collection. Call (615) 862-5795.
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Government Documents & Forms
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Covers July 1976 to present. Search by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject. Limit to specific collections or formats. To find publications prior to 1976, use the print publication, Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications available at the Main Nashville Public Library or your nearest depository library.
- Government Documents Catalog Service (Library card required for remote access)
Access the complete catalog of Government Documents from 1976. Search by Author, Title, and Subject. Lists depository libraries that own a title.
- Government Periodicals (University of Louisville)
Provides direct links to all online government periodicals. Arranged alphabetically or by subject.
- FDSYS - Federal Digital System
- Government Forms
- Browse Topics
Developed through partnership by GPO Access and Oklahoma State University.
Network airing public affairs programming, including live video feeds of Congress in session.
Information including votes, bills, assignments and contact information for all staff.
- House History
Election and voting history for past Congresses.
- Congress Votes Database
Voting history from 1991 - present.
- Roll Call Online
Congressional news & commentary.
- Thomas (Legislative information on the Internet)
Access the Congressional Record and full text of legislation from 1989 (101st Congress) to the present. Legislative summaries are available back to 1975 (94th Congress).
Other State & Local Governments
Patent, Trademark, & Copyright
- State and Local Governments Library of Congress
Includes links to meta-sites and individual states.
- Statistics at the State and Local Levels
- Population Reference Bureau
Summaries of demographic characteristics of the U.S. population, also offers international information.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Statistics of social and economic conditions in the United States.
- American Factfinder (U.S. Census)
A database of housing, population, economic, and geographic data.
- State and County QuickFacts (U.S. Census)
Find statistics by state.
- United States Historical Census Data Browser (U.S. Census)
Historical census data from 1790 to 1960, compiled by the University of Michigan Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Community Information by Zip Code
Population, education, health, business, political data by zip code.
- Highway Statistics Series
Data on motor fuel; motor vehicles; driver licensing; highway-user taxation; State and local government highway finance; highway mileage, and Federal aid for highways.
- Government Statistics Vanderbilt University.
- National Agricultural Statistics Service
Maintained by the Department of Agriculture, this site reports crop production and value at the national, state and county level.
- Population Reference Bureau Datafinder
Data and analysis on international and U.S. population trends and issues such as environment, HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health.
- Statistics Canada
- Tennessee Census Information (Vanderbilt University)
Contains demographic data for Davidson and surrounding counties.
- United Nations Statistics Division
Demographic, Social and Housing statistics.
- USA Trade Online
Current and cumulative U.S. export and import data. - Main Library Only
- World Fact Book (CIA)
Country Profiles provide geographic, population, and economic statistics.