Selected Internet Resources

U.S.A. Resources

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Arts
     
  Americans for the Arts
  The Arts Today
  Distinctly American Arts
  World Wide Arts Resources : North America Index
     
Economy and Trade  Go to Top
     
  Business and Economics Numeric Data
   

This subject guide to numerical data on the Internet, produced by Mansfield University, features annotated URLs that link to authoritative statistical websites pertaining to U.S. economics, business, demographics, and international data.

     
  Department of Commerce Export Portal
   

Serves as a government clearinghouse to resources for trade and exporting. The portal features guides to international trade assistance, and links to trade statistics, market research, a calendar of events and other trade-related materials.

     
  Department of the Treasury Home Page
   

The Treasury Department homepage provides a gateway to reports, press releases, speeches and other official documents on domestic and international economic topics. The homepage also links to numerous office and bureau webpages including those of the Office of International Affairs and the U.S. Customs Service -- two divisions with major trade-focused missions.

     
  Global Trade Negotiations Home Page
   

Produced by Harvard University's Center for International Development, this resource provides news and analysis of international trade policy and negotiations. Among the trade issues it covers are agriculture, anti-dumping, dispute settlement, market access, labor, and services.

     
  Institute for International Economics
    The IIE homepage features policy briefs and working papers on such topics as globalization and the WTO, trade promotion authority, the international financial architecture, and the economics of Korean unification. The IIE homepage also links to the Center for Global Development -- a think tank focusing on how U.S. and other industrial nation's policies affect poor countries' development prospects.
     
  U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
   

The homepage of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis features summary national, regional and international statistical data including the latest figures on gross domestic product, personal income, balance of payments, and foreign direct investment. All BEA news releases and complete issues of the monthly journal "Survey of Current Business" (from 1994 to the present) are also available at this website.

     
  U.S. Trade Representative Home Page
   

The USTR homepage disseminates press releases and statements about recent U.S. trade actions, and provides official documents that chronicle trade developments in such industry sectors as agriculture, services, investment, textiles, telecommunications, and steel. The homepage also features major USTR reports on regional trade programs, country-specific trade barriers, and the U.S. government trade agenda.

     
Education  Go to Top
     
  Best Graduate Schools
   

U.S. News and World Report ranks U.S. graduate schools.

     
  Distance Education at a Glance
     
  Distance Learning Resource Network
   

A U.S. Department of Education "Star Schools" program.

     
  Education Resource Organizations Directory
     
  The Gateway to Educational Materials on the Web
     
  National Center for Education Statistics
  U.S. Department of Education
     
Government Resources  Go to Top
     
  Council of State Governments
     
  The Democratic National Committee
   

The party committee plans the quadrennial presidential nominating convention and works with candidates and national, state, and local party organizations to meet the needs and espouse the views of the Democratic electorate. Includes history of the party, its charter and bylaws, the presidential election platform, press releases, issue summaries, and links.

     
  FirstGov
   

The first-ever government website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.

     
  GPOAccess
   

U.S. Government Printing Office access to official, published documents, with highlights for new documents.

     
  Library of Congress: Browse Government Resources
   

Library of Congress guide to useful government sites.

     
  National Council of State Legislatures
   

Election information, status reports on issues before state legislatures, information about the organization and special issue reports are included in this website.

     
  University of Michigan Documents Center
   

A central reference and referral point for government information, whether local, state, federal, foreign or international. Its web pages are a reference and instructional tool for government, political science, statistical data, and news.

     
  U.S. Blue Pages
   

On-Line Directory of U.S. government services and programs on federal, state, and local levels.

     
Law  Go to Top
     
  Code of Federal Regulations
     
  FedLaw
     
  Full Text State Statutes and Legislation
     
  GPOAccess
     
  Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research
     
  State and Local Government on the Net
     
  State Status by Topic
     
  U.S. Government Documents Ready Reference Collection
     
Literature  Go to Top
     
  American Literature Sites
     
  Outline of American Literature
     
  Writers on America
     
Others  Go to Top
     
  U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau