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Agriculture

www.usda.gov:  Main page for the United States Department of Agriculture

www.nal.usda.gov:  National Agriculture Library

www.ams.usda.gov/marketnews.htm:  Agriculture Marketing Service and market news

www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp:  National Agriculture Statistics Service

www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves:  Economics of Farming and Rural America  

www.fs.fed.us:  Forest Service 

www.fca.gov:  Farm Credit Administration 

www.rurdev.usda.gov:  Rural Development Office 

www.cftc.gov:  Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/AgOutlook:  Agriculture Outlook Archives 

www.agnic.org:  Ag Network Information Center

http://agweather.mesonet.org:  Oklahoma AgWeather 

www.cme.com:  Chicago Mercantile Exchange 

www.kcbt.com:  Kansas City Board of Trade 

www.fws.gov:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

www.itis.gov:  Integrated Taxonomic Information System

www.invasivespecies.gov:  Invasive Species 

www.ers.usda.gov/statefacts/:  Farm characteristics, financial indicators  

 

 

Business, Commerce & Economics

www.commerce.gov:  U.S. Department of Commerce 

www.export.gov:  Market research and Trade Leads 

www.mymoney.gov:  U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission

www.bea.gov: Bureau of Economic Analysis

www.sba.gov:  Small Business Administration

www.ita.doc.gov:  International Trade Administration

www.nist.gov:  National Institute of Standards and Technology

www.exim.gov:  Export and Import Bank of the United States

www.sec.gov:  Security and Exchange Commission

www.fdic.gov:  Federal Depository Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

www.federalreserve.gov:  Federal Reserve

www.kc.frb.org:  Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

www.usitc.gov:  U.S. International Trade Commission

www.dataweb.usitc.gov:  Interactive Tariff and Trade Dataweb

 

Civil Rights

www.usccr.gov:  U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

www.disability.gov:  Online resource for Americans with disabilities

www.ada.gov:  Americans with Disabilities Act homepage

www.access-board.gov:  United States Access Board

www.hud.gov:  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

www.ginnimay.gov:  Affordable Housing for low-income households

www.homesales.gov:  Homes for sale by the U.S. Government 

 

Communications, Newspapers and Media

www.fcc.gov:  Federal Communications Commission

www.bbg.gov:  Broadcasting Board of Governors

www.fcc.gov/cib:  Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau

www.fcc.gov/mb:  Media Bureau homepage

http://newsok.com/:  The Oklahoman - an Oklahoma newspaper

www.tulsaworld.com/:  The Tulsa World - an Oklahoma newspaper

www.koco.com:  KOCO Oklahoma news station

www.kfor.com/:  KFOR Oklahoma news station

www.foxnews.com/:  Fox news - national

www.msnbc.msn.com/:  MSNBC - national news

 http://news.mywebpal.com/index.cfm?pnpid=348:  The Alva Review Courier - local newspaper

http://enidnews.com/:  The Enid News and Eagle - local newspaper

http://woodwardnews.net/:  The Woodward News - local newspaper

Consumer Issues

www.consumer.gov:  Consumer information from the Federal Government

www.cpsc.gov:  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

www.ftc.gov:  Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

www.consumeraction.gov:  Consumer Action - Federal Citizen Information Center

www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm:  FTC for the consumer

www.pueblo.gsa.gov:  Information on everyday consumer issues

 

Congress

http://thomas.loc.gov:  Federal legislation information

http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp:  Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress

www.cbo.gov:  Congressional Budget Office

www.senate.gov:  Homepage of the United States Senate

www.house.gov:  Homepage of the United States House of Representatives

www.fec.gov:  Federal Election Commission

www.gao.gov:  U.S. Government Accountability Office

www.hillnews.com:  The Hill - the newspaper for and about Congress

www.rollcall.com:  Roll Call - the newspaper of Capital Hill

 

Copyright Issues

www.copyright.gov:  United States Copyright Office

www.uspto.gov:  United States Patent and Trademark Office

 

Culture & Recreation

www.archives.gov:  The National Archive

www.recreation.gov:  Information about Federal recreational activities and reservations

http://arts.endow.gov:  National Endowment for the Arts

www.neh.gov:  National Endowment for the Humanities

www.loc.gov:  Library of Congress

www.si.edu:  Smithsonian

www.smithsonianmag.si.edu:  Smithsonian Magazine

www.npg.si.edu:  National Portrait Gallery

www.nps.gov:  The National Park System

http://memory.loc.gov:  American Memory

 

Defense and Military

www.defenselink.mil:  U.S. Department of Defense

www.army.mil:  Homepage of the U.S. Army

www.navy.mil:  United States Navy

www.af.mil:  The U.S. Air Force

www.vanceairscoop.com:  Official Newspaper for Vance Air Force Base - Enid, Oklahoma

www.ngb.army.mil:  The National Guard

www.dhs.gov:  Department of Homeland Security

www.fema.gov:  Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

www.ready.gov:  Ready America - disaster management

www.intelligence.gov:  United States Intelligence Community

www.dtic.mil/dtic:  Defense Technical Information Center

www.history.navy.mil:  Naval Historical Center

www.army.mil/cmh-pg:  U.S. Army Center of Military History

http://thewall-usa.com:  Vietnam Veterans Memorial

 

Demographics & Census

www.census.gov:  U.S. Census Bureau

www.fedstats.gov:  Federal Agency statistics

www.bls.gov:  U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

www.albany.edu/sourcebook:  Sourcebook of criminal justice statistics

http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus:  Historical census browser

www.agingstats.gov:  Federal inter-agency forum on aging-related statistics

www.childstats.gov:  Statistics and reports on children and families

www.cdc.gov/nchs:  National Center for Health Statistics

 

Education

www.ed.gov:  U.S. Department of Education

www.eric.ed.gov:  Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)

www.free.ed.gov:  Free teaching and learning resources

www.eduref.org:  Educators Reference Desk

http://bensguide.gpo.gov:  A guide to the U.S. Government for kids

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/projects/nat_ed_library.asp:  National Library of Education

www.afterschool.gov:  Federal resources that support children and youth

www.kids.gov:  U.S. Government Agency guide for kids

www.nces.ed.gov:  National Center for Education Statistics

http://edsitement.neh.gov:  EDsitement - the best of the humanities on the web

www.archives.gov/digital_classroom:  National Archives for Educators and Students

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/: A trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education.

 

Energy, Environment & Nature

www.energy.gov:  U.S. Department of Energy

www.osti.gov:  Office of Scientific and Technical Information

www.science.gov:  Government science information and research results

www.weather.gov:  National Weather Service

www.noaa.gov:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

www.doi.gov:  U.S. Department of the Interior

www.ferc.gov:  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

http://water.usgs.gov:  Water Resources of the United States

http://minerals.usgs.gov/:  Mineral Resources Program

www.nrc.gov:  Nuclear Energy Commission

www.epa.gov:  Environmental Protection Agency

www.cdc.noaa.gov:  Earth Systems Research Laboratory - Climate Data Center

www.ncdc.noaa.gov:  Climate Prediction Center

www.epa.gov/tri:  Toxic release inventory program

www.nrcs.usda.gov/:  Natural Resource Conservation Service

www.ymp.gov:  Civilian radioactive waste management - Yucca Mountain

 

Employment and Labor

www.dol.gov:  U.S. Department of Labor

www.osha.gov:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

www.dol.gov/wb:  Department of Labor - Women's Bureau

www.studentjobs.gov:  Student Jobs with the U.S. Government

www.bls.gov:  Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Foreign Affairs & State Department

www.state.gov:  U.S. Department of State

www.usaid.gov/:  U.S. Agency for International Development

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html:  Country Studies from the Library of Congress

www.travel.state.gov:  Bureau of Consular Affairs

 

For Your Information

www.cfda.gov:  Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

www.usps.gov:  United States Postal Service

www.grants.gov:  Find and apply for Government Grants

http://fedforms.gov/bgfPortal:  Federal Forms Catalog for U.S. Citizens

www.peacecorps.gov:  Peace Corp

www.govbenefits.gov:  Government Benefits Information

www.time.gov:  The official U.S. time

www.recalls.gov:  Online resource for product recall information

www.govloans.gov:  Find government loans

www.gethuman.com/us:  Phone numbers and shortcuts to get a live person when you call a company

www.fafsa.ed.gov/:  Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)

 

Health, Nursing and Wellness 

http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/: Bureau of Health Professionals

www.healthfinder.gov:  Healthfinder - a guide to reliable health related information

www.guidelines.gov:  National Guidelines Clearinghouse - a database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

www.science.gov:  Authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies

www.dhhs.gov:  Department of Health and Human Services

www.cdc.gov:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

http://wonder.cdc.gov:  Reports and numeric public health data

www.fda.gov:  Food and Drug Administration

www.nih.gov:  National Institute of Health

www.nlm.nih.gov:  National Library of Medicine

www.healthypeople.gov:  Specific steps to insure good health

www.medlineplus.gov:  Trusted health care information

http://clinicaltrials.gov:  Clinical trials from the National Institute of Health

www.ahrq.gov:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

www.oshrc.gov:  Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

www.fsis.usda.gov:  USDA food safety and inspection service

www.foodsafety.gov:  Government food safety information

www.nutrition.gov:  Nutrition information from the U.S. Government

www.cnpp.usda.gov:  Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov:  Toxicology Data Network

www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible:  Visible Human Project - Representations of the human body

www.cdc.gov/mmwr:  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

www.cdc.gov/nchs:  National Center for Health Statistics

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gquery:  Entrez - the life science search engine

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed:  PubMed

http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:  The PubChem Project

http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov:  National Cancer Institute

http://ehis.niehs.nih.gov:  Environmental Health Perspectives

www.samhsa.gov:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

www.surgeongeneral.gov:  Office of the Surgeon General

www.nih.gov/ninr:  National Institute of Nursing Research

www.niaaa.nih.gov:  Information on alcohol abuse and alcoholism

www.nida.nih.gov:  National Institute on Drug Abuse

www.aids.gov:  HIV / AIDS information and resources

http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp:  Drug information portal

 

Law Enforcement & Legal Information 

www.justice.gov/:  U.S. Department of Justice 

www.atf.gov/:  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

www.usdoj.gov/crt:  Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division

www.ojp.usdoj.gov:  Office of Justice Project

www.ojp.usdoj.gov/crime:  Crime mapping and analysis for public safety

www.ncjrs.org:  National Criminal Justice Reference Service

www.usdoj.gov/dea:  U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

www.fbi.gov:  Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

http://www.ojjdp.gov/:  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

www.usmarshals.gov/:  United States Marshals

www.bop.gov:  Federal Bureau of Prisons

www.fjc.gov:  Federal Judicial Center

www.washlaw.edu:  Legal research on the web - Washburn University of Law

www.law.cornell.edu:  Legal Information Institute

www.law.ou.edu/hist:  Chronology of U.S. historical documents

www.usdoj.gov/oip:  Freedom of Information Act

www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov:  Office of National Drug Control Policy

www.findlaw.com:  Find a lawyer or find answers to legal questions

http://www.justice.gov/ag/:  Office of the Attorney General

http://laws.fws.gov:  Fish and Wildlife Service - Congressional and Legislative Affairs

www.law.com:  Legal news and information

www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc:  Office for Victims of Crime

 

Judiciary Branch

www.uscourts.gov/Home.aspx  U.S. Courts - The Federal Judiciary

www.supremecourt.gov/:  Supreme Court of the United States

www.fjc.com:  Federal Judicial Center

www.findlaw.com/casecodes/supreme.html:  Database of Supreme Court opinions

www.landmarkcases.org:  Landmark cases in the Supreme Court

 

Mapping and Geography

http://www.usgs.gov/climate_landuse/:  Climate and land use change

http://soils.usda.gov/survey/geography:  Soil Geographic Databases

http://nationalatlas.gov/mapping.html:  Mapping of the United States

 

Oklahoma Websites

www.ossaa.com:  Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association

http://agweather.mesonet.ou.edu:  Oklahoma Agweather

www.travelok.com:  Official Oklahoma tourism website

www.wildlifedepartment.com:  Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

www.deq.state.ok.us:  Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

www.ok.gov/TRS:  Oklahoma Teacher Retirement

www.ok.gov:  Oklahoma's official website

http://www.ok.gov/genthree/agency.php  A listing of Oklahoma government agencies

www.odl.state.ok.us/prairie/index.htm:  Digital Prairie - your electronic library

www.crossroads.odl.state.ok.us:  Oklahoma Crossroads - documents and images

 

Presidency

www.whitehouse.gov:  The White House

www.archives.gov:  The National Archives

http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/nsc/:  The National Security Council

www.whitehouse.gov/omb:  Office of Management and Budget

www.fec.gov:  Federal Election Commission

http://millercenter.org/president:  American Presidents website

http://presidentialtimeline.org:  Presidential Timeline

http://www.archives.gov/presidential-libraries/:  Presidential Libraries

 

Sciences

www.arxiv.org:  Cornell University Library - Science topics

http://science.gov:  Authoritative selected science information

www.nasa.gov/:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

www.usgs.gov/:  U.S. Geological Survey

www.nsf.gov:  National Science Foundation

www.fws.gov/endangered/:  Endangered Species Program

www.fws.gov/:  Fish and Wildlife Service

www.fs.fed.us:  Forest Service

http://minerals.usgs.gov/:  Mineral Resource Program

www.avo.alaska.edu/:  Alaska Volcano Observatory

http://water.usgs.gov/:  Water resources of the United States

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/:  Cascades Volcano Observatory

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/VolcanoCam/framework.html:  Mount St. Helens Volcano Cam

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/:  Earthquake Hazard Program

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/:  National Earthquake Information Center

http://plants.usda.gov/java/:  Plants database

 

Taxes, Treasurey and the IRS

www.ustreas.gov/:  U.S. Department of the Treasury

www.irs.gov/:  Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

www.cbp.gov/:  U.S. Border and Customs Protection

http://www.usmint.gov/?flash=yes:  United States Mint

www.publicdebt.treas.gov:  Bureau of Public Debt

 

Transportation

www.dot.gov:  Department of Transportation

http://ntl.bts.gov:  National Transportation Library

www.bts.gov:  Bureau of Transportation Statistics

www.faa.gov:  Federal Aviation Administration

www.nhtsa.dot.gov:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

www.fhwa.dot.gov:  Federal Highway Administration

www.ntsb.gov:  National Transportation Safety Board