The Census Bureau's economic census resources are accessible here. Paper copies of some of these publications are in the Management and Economics Library (MEL) and in older decennial Census of Population reports in the HIKS Repository.
Government documents are information resources produced by local, state, national, foreign, and international government organizations.
They can include the texts of laws, regulations, statistics, scientific and technical information, and detailed analysis of subjects ranging from accounting to zoology. They can be in various formats including books, maps, microforms, CDs, DVDs, web documents, and audio or video webcasts.
Purdue University Libraries, including HSSE Library, have extensive collections of government documents. Government documents in the HSSE Library will cover various humanities and social science disciplines and be produced by agencies such as the U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Justice, National Park Service, State Department, and U.S. Congress. Many of these documents are available in the Purdue Libraries catalog and the Govt.Documents Department provides access to a global variety of government information resources.
Purdue has been a selective depository for U.S. Government Documents since 1907 and Indiana State documents since 1974. Libraries collections also feature government documents from international goverment organizations such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Atomic Energy Agency, International Monetary Fund, and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. HSSE Library's collections will feature annual yearbooks and statistical publications from countries such as Australia, Israel, and the United Kingdom. The Libraries online catalog will also feature selectively catalogued electronic government information resources from countries such as the United States and Canada.
Except for some historically rare and fragile items, most government documents can be checked out of the Purdue Libraries like any other book by eligible users including Purdue students, faculty, and staff along with members of the general public who present an Indiana driver's license to the Collection Access service point in any Purdue Library.
Purdue collects paper copies of federal and Indiana State laws and regulations. Paper copies of these publications including the U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Indiana Code, and Indiana Administrative Code are in the HSSE Library reference collection. Online access to federal legal, legislative, and regulatory information resources is available. Online access to Indiana State legal and regulatory information is available through the Indiana General Assembly website. Purdue Libraries also subscribes to Lexis Nexis Academic Access which provides access to federal and state laws, regulations and court cases.
Access to additional federal legal information resources is available at Federal Resources.
Paper copies of Indiana state laws can be found in the following two books in HSSE Library's Reference collection:
The Indiana Code 348.772 In25c and the
West's Annotated Indiana Code 348.772026 In2w.
Online access is available at the Indiana Code.
Two publications in the HSSE Library Reference collection hold this information. The Indiana Register with the call number, 348.772025 In3, has proposed and newly approved regulations. Online access to this is available at Indiana Register.
Three publications cover U.S. regulations. They are the Code of Federal Regulations, HSSE Ref 353.005 C64. Federal Regulations has the complete text of all federal regulations. The Federal Register, HSSE Ref 353.005 C64, which announces new and proposed federal regulations. List of Sections Affected which tracks changes in regulations between their appearance in the Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register. The website, the federal regulatory process, also provides useful information .
Two sites will help you find this information. GPO Access provides the full text of congressional bills from 1993-present, committee reports on these bills, and information on their status. The Library of Congress' Thomas service provides the text of these bills from 1989-present and related legislative history and status information.
The Congressional Research Service has prepared a report on state drivers license laws and Public Law 109-13, the Real ID Act has federal standards for approved photo ID cards beginning on p. 311 of this law.
This information is published by the State Department’s Office of Protocol and Published in the Federal Register.Go to the Federal Register’s search page. Select a volume for an entire calendar year listed in the drop down menu.Type “tangible gifts” in the search box and you’ll get a publication whose title is “Gifts to Federal Employees From Foreign Government Sources…”This will contain the information you’re looking for including the assessed value of the gift.