Riley-Hickingbotham Library has been a selective depository for U.S. Government Documents since 1963. The collection includes publications from a wide range of government agencies. In accordance with the library's government documents collection development policy, selections are based on the research and curricular needs of OBU faculty and students as well as the information needs of constituents from the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas. See the library catalog and the following Web resources for access to these materials.
USAGov - Official government portal to government information, services, and resources. The Spanish language version is GobiernoUSA.
Browse Topics - Topical pathways to consumer and government information.
FDLP Basic Collection - Required items for all depository libraries.
Federal Digital System - Gateway to the wide range of information products created by the Government Printing Office.
GovSpot - Well-organized information portal and subject directory for some of the most relevant government resources on the Web, including facts and figures, news, political information, and much more.
Library of Congress - Official site of our nation's largest federal library, offering a wide range of collections, resources, educational programs, and services.
National Atlas of the United States - A reliable summary of national-scale geographical information, including high-quality small scale maps; easy-to-use online interactive maps; documentation for each map layer; and authoritative national geospatial and geostatistical data sets.
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections - Gateway to archival and manuscript collections held by participating repositories across the United States and its territories.
Healthfinder - User-friendly guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, including: selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, Web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.
MedlinePlus - Extensive information about specific diseases and conditions as well as links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish and other languages, and clinical trials.
National Library of Medicine Databases & Electronic Resources - Alphabetical list and brief descriptions of databases and electronic resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Public Health Reports (PHR) - Official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Published since 1878, PHR has been one of the public health community's key information resources in the field of public health. PHR is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal that offers articles in three main areas: public health practice, research, and opinions.
Census Data - Current census information and other demographic data searchable by individual states and counties.
Development Information Network of Arkansas (DINA) - Information about the state of Arkansas, its cities, utilities, universities, and nonprofit organizations involved in the economic development efforts for the state.
FedStats - Statistical data published by more than 100 government agencies.
Statistical Abstract of the United States - Published by ProQuest, this is a top source of annual economic, educational, and social statistics about the United States.
UALR Institute for Economic Advancement - Arkansas statistical data and research information.
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Instructions on filing state taxes using printed or online forms.
Internal Revenue Service - Instructions on filing federal taxes using printed or online forms.
Supreme Court of the United States - Official site of our nation's judiciary branch of government. See also Cornell Law School's online collection of U.S. Supreme Court Decisions as well as the FindLaw Constitutional Law Center.
THOMAS - Federal legislative information on the Internet, including recent Congressional bills.
U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate - Official sites of our nation's legislative branches of government.
The White House - Official site of our nation's executive branch of government.
Arkansas' Congressional Delegation in Washington, D.C.
Congressman Rick Crawford - 1st district
Congressman Tim Griffin - 2nd district
Congressman Steve Womack - 3rd district
Congressman Tom Cotton - 4th district
Senator John Boozman
Senator Mark Pryor
State of Arkansas Official Website - Gateway to Arkansas sites for government, education, business, and tourism.