Databases - Government


AGRICOLA  (Government)
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Agricola is a database of bibliographic records created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. The database is divided into two sections, an online public access book catalog (667,000) records and a journal article citation index (985,000 records), and covers materials dating from the 16th century to the present. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including plantand animals sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, environmental management, conservation efforts, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agricultural products, alternative farm practices,and food and nutrition." --NELINET Liaison

CANCER Topics  (Government)
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CANCER Topics provides information on different cancers and their treatments and more.

CHEMID  (Government)
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CHEMID is a chemical dictionary file for over 344,000 compounds of biomedical and regulatory interest. Records include CAS Registry Numbers and other identifying numbers, molecular formulae, generic names, trivial names, other synonyms, MeSH headings, and file locators which lead users to other NLM files. In addition, SUPERLIST provides names and other data used to describe chemicals on over 30 key federal and state regulatory lists.

ClinicalTrials  (Government)
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The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.

DIRline  (Government)
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DIRLINE focuses primarily on health and biomedical information resources including organizations, government agencies, information centers, professional societies, voluntary associations, support groups, academic and research institutions, and research facilities and resources. Records contain resource names, addresses, phone numbers, and descriptions of services, publications, and holdings.

EDGAR Database of Corporate Information  (Government)
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Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Fed Sys  (Government)
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GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes. Some collections currently available on FDsys are: Compilation of Presidential Documents (1993 to Present); Congressional Bills (103rd Congress to Present); Congressional Documents (104th Congress to Present); Congressional Hearings (105th Congress to Present); Congressional Record (1994 to Present); Congressional Reports (104th Congress to Present); Federal Register (1994 to Present); Public and Private Laws (104th Congress to Present).

Health Services and Sciences Research Resources  (Government)
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HSRR is a searchable database of information about research datasets and instruments/indices employed in Health Services Research, and the Behavioral and Social Sciences. The database provides descriptions of research resources including links to PubMed and links to sources for additional information or access to the resources.

HSTAT  (Government)
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HSTAT is a free, web-based resource that provides access to full-text documents useful for providing health information and for health care decision making. HSTAT's audience includes health care providers, health service researchers, policy makers, payers, consumers and the information professionals who serve these groups.

LocatorPLUS  (Government)
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LOCATORplus, is a catalog of books, journals, and audiovisuals and access points to other medical research tools.

MEDLINEplus  (Government)
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MedlinePlus gives easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

MetaLib  (Government)
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MetaLib is a federated search tool that is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Use MetaLib's federated searching to retrieve reports, articles, and citations by simultaneously searching across multiple databases. The initial release of MetaLib contains fifty-three Federal Government databases including Agricola, ERIC, the Catalog of U.S Government Publications, CancerLit and PubMed.

National Center for Biotechnology Information  (Government)
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NCBI provides public databases, conducts research incomputational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease.

National Jukebox  (Government)
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The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox. The Jukebox includes more than 10,000 recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1901 and 1925. Jukebox content will be increased regularly, with additional Victor recordings and acoustically recorded titles made by other Sony-owned U.S. labels, including Columbia, OKeh, and others.

POPline  (Government)
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POPLINE provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy. In addition, POPLINE focuses on particular developing-country issues including demography, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, maternal and child health, primary health care communication, and population and environment. POPLINE citations are searchable with POPLINE keywords as well as MeSH headings. The file is produced by the Population Information Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. The database is funded primarily by the United States Agency of International Development.

Profiles in Science  (Government)
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This site provides archival collections of prominent twentieth-century biomedical scientists The collections contain published and unpublished materials, including books, journal volumes, pamphlets, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, and other audiovisual materials.

PubChem  (Government)
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PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative. PubChem includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. Pcsubstance contains more than 61 million records. Pccompound contains more than 25 million unique structures. PCBioAssay contains more than 1600 BioAssays.

PubMed Central  (Government)
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PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature, developed and managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). This database consists of full text, indexes and abstracts.

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset  (Government)
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Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. The PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset succeeds the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database, 1999-2010. The subset will retrieve dietary supplement-related citations on topics including, but not limited to: chemical composition; biochemical role and function — both in vitro and in vivo; clinical trials; health and adverse effects; fortification; traditional Chinese medicine and other folk/ethnic supplement practices; cultivation of botanical products used as dietary supplements; as well as, surveys of dietary supplement use.

Thomas: legislative information on the Internet  (Government)
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"Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to theInternet public, a Library of Congress team brought the THOMAS World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at theinception of the 104th Congress...Enhancements in the types of legislative data available, as well as in search and display capabilities,have been continuously added." --Thomas

TOXLINE  (Government)
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Primarily English language items; international coverage. Citations in TOXLINE cover pre-1965-forward. The records are derived from about 18 secondary sources. Citations may be retrieved by entering free text terms as they may appear in titles, keywords and abstracts of articles. Chemical substances can be searched by entering their corresponding CAS Registry Numbers and/or synonyms.

ToxNet  (Government)
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A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

World Factbook  (Government)
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.





   
GPO Access
For All GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Through FDsys, you are able to:

Search for documents and publications — FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need.

Browse for documents and publications — FDsys offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.

Access metadata about documents and publications — FDsys provides information about Government publications in standard XML formats.

Download documents and publications in multiple renditions or file formats — With FDsys, users can download a single file or download content and metadata packaged together in a compressed file.

Browse government documents