Congress.gov - Find current and past federal legislation, status of current legislation, look up members of Congress, names of Committees, and Committee Members.
North Carolina General Assembly - Find current and past North Carolina state legislation, status of current state legislation, look up members of the General Assembly, names of Committees, and Committee Members.
Committee Reports of the U.S. Congress - Full text of the Committee Reports that accompanied federal bills and resolutions. Can be filtered by Congress (date), Chamber of Origin, Committee, or Report Type.
National Association of Social Workers - Go to the Advocacy page to see what issues concern your professional organization.
U.S. Government Publishing Office - Official, digital, and secure source for producing, protecting, preserving, and distributing the official publications and information products of the federal government. Look here for the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, United States Code, United States Statutes at Large, and many other federal publications.
North Carolina Judicial Branch - An overview of the court system for North Carolina, including resources for career opportunities, publications, and more.
Ballotpedia - Covers local, state and federal politics. Editors strive for neutral, accurate, and verifiable information on government officials and the offices they hold, political issues and public policy, elections, candidates, and the influencers of politics.
GovTrack - Publishes the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on bills and votes. GovTrack gets its information from a variety of sources, including official government data as well as community data repositories.
Federal Election Commission - The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is the independent regulatory agency charged with administering and enforcing the federal campaign finance law. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House, Senate, Presidency and the Vice Presidency.
OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics tracks money in US politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
Randall Library Databases
ProQuest Social Sciences Databases - Search 24 databases related to the Social Sciences simultaneously.
CQ Researcher - The CQ Researcher is a source for research on current topics or major controversial issues of the day. It provides complete summaries, all the pros and cons, bibliographies, and more.
Data-Planet - Search and browse 35 billion data points in over 4.9 billion datasets sourced from over 70 authoritative government and private sources, covering 16 subject areas.
SimplyAnalytics - Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, data. SimplyAnalytics currently offers over 70,000 data variables related to demographics, employment, real estate & housing, crime, businesses, consumer spending, and points of interest.
Westlaw Campus Research - A comprehensive database of legal materials including federal and state statutes, codes, regulations, and case law materials. Includes articles from legal journals, detailed company and financial data, as well as state, national, and international journals and newspapers.
HeinOnline - Contains more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals. HeinOnline also contains Congressional Record Bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, the Federal Register from inception in 1936, the CFR from inception in 1938, a library of U.S. Congressional documents, U.S. Federal legislative history and much more.
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