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Gov Docs on Internet Part Two
Americans Communicating Electronically Gopher: Provides one stop
access to a variety of U.S. government information -- the
National Health Security Act, National Information Infrastructure
documents, North American Free Trade Agreement information and
more. Path: gopher ace.esusda.gov (2/94).
Amtrak Train Schedules: Provides schedules for trains on Amtrak's
East Coast corridor. Includes schedules for trains that begin or
end in Boston only. Path: gopher gopher.brown.edu / providence
local & regional information / transportation info (2/94).
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance: Provides information
about more than 1,000 U.S. government assistance programs
administered by some 50 federal agencies. Searchable by keyword.
Path: gopher marvel.loc.gov / federal government information /
federal information resources / information by agency / general
information resources (2/94). Path: telnet marvel.loc.gov /
login:marvel / federal government information / federal
information resources / information by agency / general
information resources (2/94). Path: telnet database.carl.org /
other information and article databases / federal domestic
assistance catalog (2/94).
Federal Jobs: Lists thousands of federal government job openings,
taken from a variety of Office of Personnel Management computer
bulletin boards. Path: gopher dartcms1.dartmouth.edu / job
openings in the federal government (2/94).
FedWorld: National Technical Information Service system provides
access to more than 100 U.S. government computer bulletin boards,
many of them previously accessible only by modem. Also includes
full text of select U.S. government publications, statistical
files, federal job lists, satellite images and more. The system
is often difficult to access because the number of available
telephone lines is limited. Path: telnet fedworld.gov (2/94).
The full text of select documents is available from FedWorld's
FTP archive. Path: ftp ftp.fedworld.gov / user:anonymous /
password:e-mail address (2/94).
Library of Congress Information System: Provides access to the
Library of Congress online catalog, U.S. government copyright
files, databases containing current information about federal
legislation and foreign law, a catalog of sources available in
braille or audio format, a national directory of organizations
and more. Path: telnet locis.loc.gov (2/94).
Library of Congress Marvel: One stop source for a multitude of
government material taken from a variety of sources -- Census
data, Congressional information, White House documents, crime
statistics, State Department reports and more. Path: gopher
marvel.loc.gov (2/94). Path: telnet marvel.loc.gov / login:marvel
National Institutes of Health FTP Archive: Archive of reports
from a wide variety of U.S. government agencies. Path: ftp
ftp.cu.nih.gov / user:anonymous / password:guest (2/94).
National Referral Center Master File: Directory of more than
12,000 organizations qualified and willing to answer questions
and provide information about many topics in science, technology
and the social sciences. Path: telnet locis.loc.gov /
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Train
Schedules: Provides access to SEPTA regional rail schedules,
service notices and fare information. Path: gopher
gopher.upenn.edu / penninfo / penninfo / student activities and
services / transportation and parking / septa (2/94).
SunSITE Archives: University of North Carolina system is the best
first source for the full text of important new government
reports. Also provides access to White House documents, NATO
information, North Carolina Supreme Court decisions, full text of
the North American Free Trade Agreement and much more. Path:
gopher sunsite.unc.edu / worlds of sunsite (2/94). Path: telnet
sunsite.unc.edu / login:gopher / worlds of sunsite (2/94).
U.S. Government Gophers: Provides one stop access to nearly 100
U.S. government Gopher systems. Path: gopher peg.cwis.uci.edu /
individuals' information sources / cjboyer / gopher.welcome / peg
/ gophers / united states government gophers (2/94).
U.S. Government Publications Index: Provides keyword access to
citations for U.S. government publications issued through the
Government Printing Office since 1976. Path: telnet
database.carl.org / carl systems library catalogs / carl systems
libraries - western u.s. / carl / library catalogs / government
Zip Codes: Database of U.S. zip codes, searchable by keyword.
Path: gopher gopher.uoregon.edu / desktop reference / geographic
and travel information (2/94). Path: telnet gopher.uoregon.edu /
login:gopher / desktop reference / geographic & travel
Humanities and Social Sciences
Census Definitions: Provides Bureau of Census definitions for
terms used in Census reports. Path: gopher bigcat.missouri.edu /
reference and information center / united states & missouri
census information / definitions of selected census data items
Census Information: Provides one-stop access to a broad range of
Bureau of the Census-compiled data. Path: gopher
riceinfo.rice.edu / information by subject area / census (2/94).
Census of Population and Housing: 1990 Census data available in
text and Lotus 1-2-3 formats for U.S. cities, counties,
metropolitan areas, states and the nation, with comparisons from
1980. For an archive of historical Pennsylvania Census data, see
the listing for the Economic Development Information Network in
the Economics and Business section of this guide. Path: gopher
bigcat.missouri.edu / reference and information center (2/94).
Census of Population and Housing (Pennsylvania): Detailed 1990
Census data for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, suburban counties and
U.S. metropolitan areas. Path: gopher gopher.upenn.edu / penninfo
/ penninfo / libraries / electronic reference desk / u.s. census
& statistical data (2/94).
Census of Population and Housing (Philadelphia Metropolitan
Area): Detailed 1990 Census data for the city of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia CMSA, and the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and
Delaware. Some files include data to the Census tract level.
Path: gopher cronkite.ocis.temple.edu / temple university
libraries / social science data library (2/94).
Public Opinion Item Index: Though not government information,
public opinion polls provide valuable data about how the
population views the government, its officials and policy issues.
This University of North Carolina system allows users to search
an archive of data from polls conducted by USA Today, Louis
Harris, The Atlanta Constitution and others. Path: telnet
uncvm1.oit.unc.edu / userid:irss1 / password:irss / irss / public
opinion item index (2/94).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Research Institute Daily Report:
Full text of a daily digest of the latest developments in Russia,
Transcaucasia and Central Asia, and Central and Eastern Europe.
Path: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu / news services (2/94). Path:
telnet una.hh.lib.umich.edu / login:gopher / news services
Statistics Canada Daily Reports: Full text of daily statistical
reports, lists of publications and more from Statistics Canada,
the Canadian government's primary compiler of statistics. Path:
telnet info.carleton.ca / terminal type:decvt100 / statistics
canada daily reports (2/94).
Statistics Canada Gopher: System still being developed provides
access to the full text of Statistics Canada daily reports,
schedules of upcoming statistical releases, information about the
agency and its publications and more. Path: gopher
Voice of America Gopher: Full text of Voice of America news
reports, program schedules, shortwave radio frequency and
satellite downlink information, and more. Path: gopher
Archive created by Jonathan Stanton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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