In doing research, make the library and the library web page your primary source of information. For books, use the library's online catalog and online books. For articles, use the online periodical indexes available via EBSCOhost and FirstSearch. While other web pages on the Internet may contain valuable information, you need to critically evaluate each source.
Texas Government and Politics
U. S. Government and Politics
World Government and Politics
State of Texas Government - Gateway to Texas government and laws.
Texas Parks and Wildlife
TRAIL - searches and locates information from over 150 Texas state agency web servers.
Code of Federal Regulations
Commission on Presidential Debates - A comprehensive archive of the transcripts of presidential and vice presidential debates (1960-1996)
Consumer Information Center
Federal Election Commission - The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.
Governing Magazine - A monthly magazine whose primary audience is state and local government officials: governors, legislators, mayors, city managers, council members and other elected, appointed and career officials.
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Internal Revenue Service - Tax information and tax forms.
League of Women Voters - The League of Women Voters, is a nonpartisan political organization, that encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government.
Library of Congress
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Social Security Administration
State and Local Government on the Net - Provides links to all 50 states, many counties, and a number of city governments.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
U.S. Department Of Commerce
U.S. Department of State - Information about world affairs and the governments of other countries.
U.S. Government Printing Office
United States House of Representatives
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
United States Office of Personnel Management - The Federal Government's Human Resources Agency
United States Postal Service
The White House
Africa Online - Contains news stories as well as information about individual countries.
The Embassy Page - Good place to seek information about a country for both study and travel.
Governments on the WWW - Contains more than 10,000 entries from 211 countries and territories.
InfoNation - Allows users to generate customized statistical and comparative tables from U.N. databases.
Russia Today Offers news headlines, opinion pieces, discussion groups and user polls about current events.