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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Current legislative information

Legislative information is being maintained and updated in library subscription databases, like ProQuest Congressional, and on the following sites:

Finding federal government information during the Shutdown

Because of the U.S. federal government shutdown, many online resources, including federal government Web sites, databases, and online documents, are currently unavailable. 

Links in Davidson Library WorldCat to online government documents also may or may not work at this time.

If you need information from a site that is affected by the shutdown, try the following:

Web sites that are inaccessible during the Shutdown

The following Web sites are currently inaccessible:

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis:
  • ERIC:
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC):
  • Federal Trade Commission (FT):
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA):
  • National Archives and Records Administration (NARA):
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology:
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):
  • National Park Service:
  • United States Census Bureau:
  • United States Copyright Office:
  • United States Department of Agriculture:
  • United States Geological Survey:

Updates on the Shutdown

For updates on the status of government Web sites, see


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Note: If you are not affiliated with the college, research help may be limited. We can always help with U.S. Government information, federal government documents on deposit in our library, and materials that are unique to Davidson College.

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