Government Resources · Directories & Indexes

Federal

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government
List of commonly used acronyms of federal agencies. Includes some links to official agency websites.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Comprehensive index to older and newer government publications; many in full-text.
Google US Government Search
Offers a single location for searching across U.S. government information and for keeping up to date on government news.
Music, Theater, and Dance Internet Resources
A directory of Internet resources for music, theater, and dance listed by organization provided by the Library of Congress.
United States Government Manual
Current and superseded lists of officials, with descriptions of governmental branches and agencies, including boards, commissions, committees, and international organizations in which the U.S. participates.
U.S. Blue Pages
Contact information for federal government agencies and services. Search by state, city, area code, agency or service, and keyword.
U.S. House of Representatives, Members
Contact information for members and committees for the House searchable by name or state.
USA.gov
U.S. Government subject directory for federal information.
Who’s Who in the Federal Government
Biographical information on federal employees from the President on down, including a historical ‘Who Was Who’ section.

State

Directory of Ohio Executive Branch elected officials
List of links to pages of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, and Treasurer of Ohio.
National Governors Association
Profiles of each governor with contact information and terms of office, as well as links to each state government.
Ohio Agencies Directory
List of executives and principal staff members of each Ohio agency along with contact information.
Ohio Agencies Websites
Official compilation of links to Ohio department and agency websites.
Ohio General Assembly
Search tool for finding Ohio laws and legislators.
Ohio Senators
Directory of State of Ohio senators.
Political Graveyard - Index by State and Office held or sought
Excellent source for historical data on nearly 35,000 politicians, judges, and diplomats.

Local

Hamilton County Commissioners
List of local county officials.
League of Women Voters of Cincinnati
Directory of local public officials, with links to local political parties and organizations.
USACOPS - Directory of Local Law Enforcement
National directory of police departments, sheriffs’ offices, officers and other law enforcement agencies.