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           Internet Sources of Government Information

                           2nd Edition
                        February 26, 1994

                       By Blake Gumprecht
             Documents Librarian, Temple University

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Contents

(part 2)


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                     Environment and Ecology
                         _______________

Air Pollution Training Institute: Provides information about
courses offered by the institute, which is funded by the
Environmental Protection Agency. Path: telnet
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / apti (2/94).

Ambient Monitoring Technology Information Center: EPA system
ambient air quality monitoring. Path: telnet ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov
/ amtic (2/94).

Clean Air Act Amendments Bulletin Board System: EPA system
Amendments, including full text of the act. Path: telnet
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / caaa (2/94).

Clean Car Agenda Information: Provides information about a
September 1993 agreement between the U.S. government and the big
three auto makers to develop technologies necessary to enable
efficient than today's cars. Path: gopher ace.esusda.gov /
americans communicating electronically / nation policy issues
(2/94).

Clean Water Act: Full text of the act, as taken from the U.S.
Code. Path: gopher sunny.stat-usa.gov / economic conversion
nformation exchange / adjustment programs and laws (2/94).

Clearinghouse for Inventories/Emission Factors (CHIEF): EPA
emission factors, and provides access to tools for estimating
emissions of air pollutants and performing air emission
nventories. Path: telnet ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / chief (2/94).

Climate Change Action Plan: Full text of a report explaining
(2/94).

COMPLI Bulletin Board System: EPA system provides access to
variety of other information relevant to air quality regulation
compliance. Path: telnet ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / compli (2/94).

Control Technology Center Bulletin Board System: EPA system
local air pollution control agencies. Also includes a discussion
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / ctc (2/94).

Emission Measurement Technical Information Center: EPA system
telnet ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / emtic (2/94).

Environmental Futures Gopher: EPA Future Studies Group system
Action Plan, an EPA report about sustainable development, a Rural
Development Institute paper about agriculture in the 21st Century
and a variety of other documents about the future of the
environment. Path: gopher futures.wic.epa.gov (2/94).

Environmental Protection Agency Gopher: EPA system provides
access to a directory of environmental information resources, a
the pulp and paper industry, pesticide regulatory information and
more. Path: gopher gopher.rtpnc.epa.gov (2/94).

Environmental Protection Agency Online Library System: Provides
access to the catalogs of EPA libraries; separate databases with
citations for sources about environmental financing, chemicals,
epaibm.rtpnc.epa.gov / public / ols (2/94).

Environmental Services Data Directory: National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) catalog provides keyword access
to information about environmental data sets available from the
agency. Path: gopher esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov / noaa environmental
/ login:gopher / noaa environmental services data directory
(2/94).

Global Change Data and Information System: System still being
U.S. government global change program and links to information
from relevant U.S. and international organizations. Path: gopher
esdim2.esdim.noaa.gov (2/94).

Great Lakes Information Network: Provides information about
environmental and economic development issues concerning the
eight states that are members of the Great Lakes Commission.
/ glin (2/94).

Great Lakes National Program Gopher: EPA system provides access
to the full text of select program documents, a list of Great
Lakes pollutants, a Great Lakes risk study, an archive of
computer software for environmental awareness and more. Path:

Long-Term Ecological Research Network: System maintained by a
National Science Foundation-sponsored program provides access to
a catalog of available ecological data sets, a bibliography of
network research reports, network directories and newsletters,
meeting information and more. Path: gopher lternet.washington.edu
(2/94).

National Air Toxics Information Clearinghouse: EPA system
officials, descriptions of regulatory programs, emissions
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / natich (2/94).

National Environmental Data Referral Service (NEDRES): National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) system provides
keyword access to information about environmental data sets
available from federal, state, private, public and academic
organizations. Path: gopher esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov / noaa national
environmental data referral service (2/94). Path: telnet
esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov / login:gopher / noaa national environmental

National Environmental Scorecard: League of Conservation Voters'
the voting records of members of Congress on key environmental
ssues. Path: gopher gopher.econet.apc.org (2/94).

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Gopher:
NOAA systems. Path: gopher esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov (2/94). Path:
telnet esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov / login:gopher (2/94).

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Environmental Sciences Division
(ESD) Gopher: Provides access to division directories, seminar
and meeting announcements, full text of the ESD Newsletter and
more. Path: gopher jupiter.esd.ornl.gov (2/94).

Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Bulletin Board
System: EPA system provides access to a directory of agency
Status Book on Air Pollution Control Activities. Path: telnet
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / oaqps (2/94).

Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Technology Transfer
Network (TTN): Gateway to a variety of EPA bulletin board systems
that provide information relevant to the regulation and control
of air pollution. Path: telnet ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov (2/94).

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act: Full text of the act, as
taken from the U.S. Code. Path: gopher sunny.stat-usa.gov /
economic conversion information exchange / adjustment programs
and laws (2/94).

Support Center for Regulatory Air Models (SCRAM): EPA system
models, meteorological data sets and a variety of general
nformation about air quality modeling. Path: telnet
ttnbbs.rtpnc.epa.gov / scram (2/94).

U.N. Conference on Environment & Development Documents: Full text
of a broad range of documents pertaining to the June 1992 Rio de
Janeiro conference. Path: gopher info.umd.edu / educational
conference (2/94). Path: telnet info.umd.edu / educational
conference (2/94). Path: nywork1.undp.org (2/94).

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                     Environment and Ecology
                            Geography
                            Geography
                              _____

Background Notes: Full text to a series of U.S. Department of
State reports that provide brief overviews of the people,
countries around the world. Path: gopher umslvma.umsl.edu / the
library / government information (2/94).

Country Studies / Area Handbooks: Full text of select Army Area
Handbooks, such as Japan: A Country Study, which present in-depth
overviews of the political, economic and social conditions of
countries around the world. Path: gopher umslvma.umsl.edu / the
library / government information / army area handbooks (2/94).

Geographic Names Database: Provides geographic coordinates,
county and state location, elevation, population, zip code and
more for thousands of places listed on U.S. Geological Survey
maps. Can be searched by place name or zip code. Path: gopher
martini.eecs.umich.edu 3000 / enter city, state for which
nformation is sought (2/94).

Michigan County Profiles: Michigan Department of Commerce
Michigan's 83 counties. Path: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu /
una.hh.lib.umich.edu / login:gopher / social sciences resources /
economics (2/94).

National Mapping Division Technical Instructions: Archive of

State Department Travel Advisories: Full text to a series of U.S.
Department of State reports that provide travel information and
travel advisories for countries around the world. Arranged by
country, files include current conditions, country descriptions,
entry requirements, embassy and consulate locations, information
about registration, medical facilities, drug penalties, crime and
more. Path: gopher gopher.stolaf.edu / internet resources / us-

U.S. Geological Survey Spatial Data: USGS archive of digital
(2/94).

World Factbook: Full text of a Central Intelligence Agency-
countries around the world. Path: gopher umslvma.umsl.edu / the
library / government information / cia world factbook (2/94).

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                   Geology and Earth Sciences
                       __________________

Atlantic Marine Geology Gopher: System maintained by the U.S.
Geological Survey's Woods Hole, Mass., office provides access to
a variety of marine geology information and data files. Path:

California Emergency Digital Information Service (EDIS): Provides
access to bulletins about California earthquakes, floods, fires
and other natural disasters. Path: telnet 134.186.127.1 5501
(2/94).

Earth Science Data Directory: U.S. Geological Survey system
/ usgs earth science data directory (2/94).

Earthquake Information: Provides data about recent earthquakes

Energy Information Administration Electronic Publishing System:
Department of Energy bulletin board system provides access to
energy statistics, oil & gas reports, petroleum import data,
telnet fedworld.gov / gateway system / connect to gov't sys / 16
(2/94).

Global Land Information System: U.S. Geological Survey system
earth's land surfaces available from the U.S. government and
other agencies. Data sets can be ordered online. Path: telnet

National Geophysical Data Center: Provides access to center
of other information about paleoclimatology, geology, geophysics,

National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering (NISEE):
Earthquake Engineering Research Center system provides a variety
of government and non-government produced information about
earthquake engineering, hazard mitigation, disaster response and

National Oceanographic Data Center Gopher: System still being
lists of center data products, full text of center publications
and more. Path: gopher ariel.nodc.noaa.gov (2/94).

Natural Resources Canada Gopher: Provides access to agency
full text of a variety of publications about the earth sciences
from agencies of Natural Resources Canada, a Canadian government

Oklahoma Geological Survey Gopher: Provides access to a catalog
of Oklahoma earthquakes, an archive of downloadable seismograms,
lists of worldwide nuclear tests, full text of select nuclear
testing treaties and more. Path: gopher wealaka.okgeosurvey1.gov
(2/94).

Online Satellite Catalog Access and Request System (OSCAR):
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration database provides
ordered online. Path: telnet 140.90.110.5 / login:oscar (2/94).

Selected Water Resources Abstracts: Database maintained by the
U.S. Geological Survey's Water Resources Scientific Information
Center provides keyword access to abstracts of articles and other
literature about water resources. Path: gopher gopher.c-

U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin Board Network: Provides access to
Bureau of Mines bulletins, tip sheets, publication lists,
minerals commodity data and more. Path: telnet fedworld.gov /

U.S. Geological Survey Gopher: Provides descriptions of the
agency, its publications and data as well as a variety of
nformation about geology, hydrology, cartography and geographic
nformation systems. Path: gopher info.er.usgs.gov (2/94).

U.S. Geological Survey Online Library Catalog: Provides access to
the USGS library catalog. Path: telnet library.er.usgs.gov /

Universities Water Information Network: U.S. Geological Survey-
funded system provides access to a directory of water resources
experts, files from the National Institutes for Water Resources,
the Selected Water Resources Abstracts index and more. Path:

Weekly Seismicity Reports: Full text of a weekly overview of
earthquake activity around the world. Path: gopher

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                       Health and Medicine
                          _____________

AIDS Related Information: National Institutes of Health database
n major newspapers, full text of AIDS Treatment News, reports
from the National Commission on AIDS, pamphlets about AIDS and
more. Path: gopher gopher.niaid.nih.gov / aids related
nformation (2/94).

CancerNet: Full text of National Cancer Institute fact sheets,
cancernet information (2/94).

Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR): Full text of a
Department of Energy catalog of data about epidemiologic studies
conducted on workers at DOE facilities. Updated more frequently
than the printed version. Path: gopher cedr.lbl.gov (2/94).

Environment, Safety and Health Technical Information Service:
Department of Energy Office of Environment, Safety and Health
environmental guidance memos, miscellaneous publications, OSHA
(2/94).

Food and Drug Administration Bulletin Board System: Full text of
FDA news releases, enforcement reports, import alerts, drug and
fdabbs.fda.gov / login:bbs (2/94).

Food Labeling Information: FDA database provides information
about new food labeling regulations and activities related to the
Nutrition Labeling and Education Act. Path: gopher
zeus.esusda.gov / usda and other federal agency information /
food labeling information (2/94).

Health Care Reform Information: Full text of the Clinton
administration's health care reform proposal, a detailed section-
by-section explanation of the Clinton plan, along with related
americans communicating electronically / national policy issues /

Health Security Act of 1993: Full text of the Clinton
administration's health reform proposal and related documents.
Act can be browsed or searched by keyword. Path: gopher
national health security plan (2/94). Path: telnet

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Full text of the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention weekly journal, available long
before libraries receive the paper edition. Path: gopher

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Gopher:
AIDS information publications, institute directories and more.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Gopher:
full text of institute bibliographies, an index to the journal
Environmental Health Perspectives, the NIEHS library catalog and
more. Path: gopher gopher.niehs.nih.gov (2/94).

National Institute of Mental Health Gopher: System still being
links to other National Institutes of Health systems. Path:

National Institutes of Health Gopher: Provides access to a broad
calendars, library catalogs, molecular biology databases, full
text of the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, files containing
AIDS and cancer information and more. Path: gopher gopher.nih.gov
(2/94).

National Library of Medicine Gopher: Provides access to library
catalogs and databases, the full text of library fact sheets and
bibliographies and more. Path: gopher gopher.nlm.nih.gov (2/94).

National Toxicology Program Gopher: Provides access to a
abstracts of program reports, the full text of select reports and
more. Path: gopher gopher.niehs.nih.gov (2/94).

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations: Full
text of current OSHA standards and regulations, as taken from the
Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Path: gopher
TOXNET: National Library of Medicine system still being developed
toxicology of hazardous chemicals. The system in the future is
expected to provide access to a variety of other databases,
ncluding the Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (TRI), the
Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) and the
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS).

World Health Organization Gopher: Provides access to world health

===
                             History
                               ___

Center for Electronic Records Archive: National Archives and
Records Administration system provides access to lists of data
files held by the National Archives and Records Administration.
nara_electronic (2/94).

Historical Documents: Full text of dozens of historic government
carrels / history (2/94). Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com /
fatty.law.cornell.edu / foreign and international law (2/94).

National Historic Preservation Act: Full text of the act, as
taken from the U.S. Code. Path: gopher sunny.stat-usa.gov /
economic conversion information exchange / adjustment programs
and laws (2/94).

National Register of Historic Places, Regulations: Full text of
U.S. government regulations about historic places, as taken from
the Code of Federal Regulations. Path: gopher sunny.stat-usa.gov
/ economic conversion information exchange / adjustment programs
and laws (2/94).

Smithsonian Institution Photographs: Archive of photographs from
the Smithsonian's Office of Printing & Photographic Services,
available as electronic images. Path: ftp photo1.si.edu /
user:anonymous / password:e-mail address (2/94).

Speeches and Addresses: Full text of historic U.S. speeches.
and addresses (2/94).

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                      Intellectual Property
                          _____________

Copyright Act of 1976: Full text of the Copyright Act, as amended
and taken from the U.S. Code. Can be browsed or searched by
keyword. Path: telnet www.law.cornell.edu 8210 / login:www
(2/94).

Copyright Information: Library of Congress system enables users
to search a database of information about works registered in the
U.S. Copyright Office since 1978. Also includes files that
locis.loc.gov (2/94).

mail. Path: send e-mail message to patents@world.std.com for
nformation (1/94).

from the U.S. Code. Can be browsed or searched by keyword. Path:
telnet www.law.cornell.edu 8220 / login:www (2/94).

access to Official Gazette notices, information about new
full text of PTO news bulletins, press releases, brochures and
more. Path: telnet fedworld.gov / gateway system / connect to

ndustrialized nations. Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com /

Trademark Act of 1946: Full text of the Lanham Act, as amended
and taken from the U.S. Code. Can be browsed or searched by
keyword. Path: telnet www.law.cornell.edu 8230 / login:www
(2/94).

===
                   Mathematics and Statistics
                       __________________

Guide to Available Mathematical Software (GAMS): National
mathematical and statistical software. Also provides links to a
other network software archives. Path: telnet gams.nist.gov /
login:gams (2/94).

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                            Military
                              ____

Economic Conversion Information Exchange: Department of Commerce

Naval Ocean System Center Gopher: System still being developed
little other information useful to non-center personnel. Path:

Naval Research Laboratory Gopher: Provides access to an archive
of postings to a variety of Naval Research Laboratory electronic

NavNews: Full text of the Navy News Service, distributed weekly
to Navy operations worldwide. Provides official news and
nformation about fleet operations and exercises, Navy policy,
budget actions and more. Path: gopher marvel.loc.gov / federal
nformation by agency / military agencies (2/94). Path: telnet
marvel.loc.gov / login:marvel / federal government information /
federal information resources / information by agency / military
agencies (2/94).

Navy Policy Book: Full text of the Navy policy manual, which
and policy. Path: gopher marvel.loc.gov / federal government
nformation / federal information resources / information by
agency / military agencies (2/94). Path: telnet marvel.loc.gov /
login:marvel / federal government information / federal
nformation resources / information by agency / military agencies
(2/94).

U.S. Military Academy Gopher: Provides information about academy
education programs, library resources, and gateways to a variety
of other systems. Path: gopher euler.math.usma.edu (2/94).

===
                             Physics
                               ___

Catalog of Known Nuclear Explosions: List of known nuclear tests
conducted worldwide since 1945. Path: gopher

High Energy Astrophysics Science Archival Research Center:
Goddard Space Flight Center's High Energy Astrophysics Archival
Research Center. Path: gopher legacy.gsfc.nasa.gov (2/94).

Los Alamos National Laboratory Gopher: Provides access to
laboratory directories, library catalogs, computing information,

National Nuclear Data Center: Provides access to a variety of
nuclear physics databases maintained by Brookhaven National
Laboratory. Path: telnet bnlnd2.dne.bnl.gov / login:nndc (2/94).

Nonlinear Science Information Service: Los Alamos National
Laboratory system provides access to preprints of research
methods and more. Path: gopher xyz.lanl.gov (2/94).

Nuclear Safety Gopher: U.S. Department of Energy system still
being developed provides the full text of the Office of Nuclear
Safety Newsletter. Additional information is expected to be
available in the future. Path: gopher.ns.doe.gov (2/94).

Nuclear Testing Treaties: Provides the full text of a variety of
treaties related to nuclear testing. Path: gopher

nuclear and high energy physics. Path: gopher mentor.lanl.gov
(2/94).

T2 Nuclear Information Center: Los Alamos National Laboratory
applications. Path: gopher t2.lanl.gov (2/94).

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              Political Science, Law and Government
                             Federal
                     _______________________

Campaign '92 and Election Results: Full text of key position
candidates in the 1992 presidential election. Path: gopher
tamuts.tamu.edu / browse information by subject / political

CapAcess Federal Government Center: Washington D.C.-area bulletin
board system provides access to a variety of U.S. government
nformation -- General Accounting Office reports, Office of
Technology Assessment studies, Congressional resources and more.
federal (2/94).

Citizens Guide on Using the Freedom of Information Act: Full text
of a popular government guide to obtaining information using the
Freedom of Information Act. Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com /

Code of Federal Regulations: Commercial systems allows users to
browse the Code of Federal Regulations or search it by keyword.
Access to the complete CFR is not yet available. The system
login:gopher / counterpoint publishing (2/94).

Congressional Committee Assignments: Provides current
Congressional committee rosters. Can be browsed or searched by
keyword. Path: gopher.lib.umich.edu / social sciences resources /
branch / us congress: committee assignments (2/94). Path: telnet
una.hh.lib.umich.edu / login:gopher / social sciences resources /
branch / us congress: committee assignments (2/94).

Congressional Directories: Library of Congress system provides
access to a variety of Congressional directories. Some can be
/ congressional directories (2/94). Path: telnet marvel.loc.gov /
login:marvel / u.s. congress / congressional directories (2/94).

Congressional Firsts: List of firsts for the 103rd Congress.
/ government / congress / 103rd-firsts (2/94). Path: telnet
nfo.umd.edu / educational resources / united states / government
/ congress / 103rd-firsts (2/94).

Congressional Information: Provides access to Congressional
Agreement documents, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the
U.S. budget and more. Path: gopher gopher.lib.umich.edu / social
una.hh.lib.umich.edu / login:gopher / social sciences resources /
branch (2/94).

Congressional Information: Provides access to Congressional and
agency directories, biographies, lists of Congressional firsts,
nformation about women in Congress and more. Path: gopher
nfo.umd.edu / educational resources / united states / government
/ congress (2/94). Path: telnet info.umd.edu / educational

Congressional Legislation: Library of Congress system allows
users to search files that describe and track legislation
ntroduced in the U.S. Congress from 1973 to present. Updated

Congressional Research Service Abstracts: Provides access to
abstracts of reports prepared by the Congressional Research
Service of the Library of Congress. Path: telnet cap.gwu.edu /
login:guest / password:visitor / go federal / legislative branch
nformation (2/94).

Embassies and Consulates: Provides access to a directory of U.S.
embassies and consulates. Path: telnet nis.calstate.edu /
login:intl / us government programs and information / us overseas
embassies and consulates (2/94).

Executive Branch Resources: Provides access to U.S. executive
branch directories, White House information, NAFTA documents,
full text of the U.S. budget and more. Path: gopher

Federal Register: Commercial system allows users to browse or
amount of information non-subscribers can retrieve. Path: gopher
federal register (2/94). Path: telnet gopher.internet.com /
login:gopher / counterpoint publishing / united states federal

GAO DayBook: Lists reports and testimony issued each day by the
General Accounting Office, Congress' watchdog agency. Path:
telnet cap.gwu.edu / login:guest / password:visitor / go gao
(2/94).

General Accounting Office Reports: Full text of select GAO high
nfo.umd.edu / educational resources / united states / government
/ national issues / gao (2/94). Path: telnet info.umd.edu /
educational resources / united states / government / national
ssues / gao (2/94). Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com / government

General Accounting Office Reports and Testimony: Full text of a
monthly summary of reports and testimony issued by the General
Accounting Office, Congress' watchdog agency. Path: telnet
cap.gwu.edu / login:guest / password:visitor / go gao / reports
and testimony (2/94).

National Performance Review (Reinventing Government): Full text
of From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government that Works
Better and Costs Less, the 180-page report of Vice President Al
Gore's task force on reinventing government. Searchable by
keyword. Path: gopher sunsite.unc.edu / worlds of sunsite / us
and world politics (2/94). Path: telnet sunsite.unc.edu /
login:gopher / worlds of sunsite / us and world politics (2/94).

National Performance Review Information: Full text of the report
of Vice President Al Gore's task force on reinventing government,
General Accounting Office, plus other relevant information. Path:
(2/94).

major parties in the 1992 presidential election, along with other
major platform statements. Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com /

other documents published in the Federal Register. Path: gopher
federal register / selected agencies (2/94). Path: telnet
united states federal register / selected agencies. (2/94).

Senate Bibliographies: Bibliographies of Senate hearings, prints
and publications for the 99th through the current Congresses.

Senate Gopher: System still being developed so far includes
Sen. Edward Kennedy and Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the Republican
Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole, and miscellaneous committee
nformation. Path: gopher ftp.senate.gov (2/94).

Speeches from the 1992 Presidential Campaign: Full text of major
candidate Andre Marrou. Path: gopher bigcat.missouri.edu /

Supreme Court Decisions: Full text of Supreme Court decisions
ssued since 1989. Brief biographies of Court justices are also
available at some sites. Path: gopher info.umd.edu / educational
educational resources / united states (2/94). Path: telnet
freenet-in-c.cwru.edu / go court / supreme court opinions (2/94).
/ cd hermes (2/94).

U.S. Constitution: Full text of the U.S. constitution, including
amendments and articles. Path: gopher info.umd.edu / educational
/ government / constitution (2/94).

U.S. Government Manual: Full text of the official handbook of the
federal government. Provides comprehensive information about
agencies in the legislative, judicial and executive branches.
/ login:gopher / social sciences resources / government and

White House Electronic Publications and Public Access E-Mail --
Frequently Asked Questions: Provides information about how to
and lists widely available electronic sources for White House
nformation. Path: gopher ace.esusda.gov / americans
communicating electronically / white house frequently asked
questions (2/94).

White House Information: Full text of major policy statements,
nformation by subject / political science / information from the
(2/94). Path: telnet sunsite.unc.edu / login:gopher / worlds of
(2/94).

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              Political Science, Law and Government
                          International
                    _________________________

Canadian Government Documents: Full text of the Canadian
Constitution Act, Meech Lake Accord, Charlottetown Constitutional
Agreement and other historic Canadian government documents. Path:

Canadian Supreme Court Rulings: Text of select Canadian Supreme
Court rulings. Path: gopher debra.dgbt.doc.ca / open government

European Commission Host Organization (ECHO): European
Communities system provides access to a variety of EC databases,
library catalogs, documents, periodicals, glossaries and more.

German Law Documents: Provides access to the full German language
text of select German statutory laws. Path: gopher
fatty.law.cornell.edu / foreign and international law (2/94).

nformation about more than two dozen major international
organizations, from the Food and Agriculture Organization to the
World Bank. Path: gopher mirna.together.uvm.edu / united nations
/ un organizations (2/94).

about the Israeli-Arab peace process, information about other
nfo.gov.il (2/94).

Maastricht Treaty on European Union: Full text of the latest
addition to the Treaty on European Union, signed at Maastricht in
fatty.law.cornell.edu / foreign and international law / full text
of maastricht treaty (2/94).

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Documents: Full text of
NATO press releases, fact sheets, speeches, the NATO Review, NATO
Handbook and other documents. Path: gopher sunsite.unc.edu /
/ read nato information (2/94). Path: telnet sunsite.unc.edu /
login:gopher / worlds of sunsite / us and world politics /
nternational affairs / read nato information (2/94).

Treaties and International Covenants: Full text of major world
treaties. Path: gopher fatty.law.cornell.edu / foreign and
nternational law / multilateral treaties (2/94).

United Nations Gopher: Provides access to the full text of U.N
U.N. telephone directories, U.N. Conference on Environment &
Development reports and more. Path: gopher nywork1.undp.org
(2/94).

United Nations Information: Provides access to a wide variety of
U.N. information, including the full text of select General
Assembly documents, conference reports, an archive of historical
and more. Path: gopher mirna.together.uvm.edu (2/94).

United Nations Resolutions: Full text of select U.N. resolutions.
Collection has not been updated recently. Path: gopher

World Constitutions: Full text of constitutions of select
countries worldwide. Path: gopher wiretap.spies.com / government
the keyword.

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              Political Science, Law and Government
                         State and Local
                   ___________________________

California State Legislative Information: Provides access to the
text of California Assembly and Senate bills, bill status and
bill history information, legislative calendars, current state
more. Path: gopher gopher.ucsc.edu / the community / guide to
leginfo.public.ca.gov / user:anonymous / password:e-mail address
/ cd pub (2/94).

District of Columbia Government Center: Provides access to a
District government directory, Census data about the District,
login:guest / password:visitor / go dc (2/94).

Hawaii FYI: Provides access to Hawaii state government
more. Path: telnet fyi.uhcc.hawaii.edu (2/94).

Maryland State Government Information: Provides access to the
full text of select Maryland laws and state government reports,
General Assembly rosters and committee membership lists, agency

Michigan State Legislature Directories: Provides access to
login:gopher / social sciences resources / government and

Minnesota House of Representatives: Provides access to the full
text of House bills, House Journals, House directories, committee
membership information, brief biographies of House members and
more. Path: gopher gopher.revisor.leg.state.mn.us (2/94).

New York State Court of Appeals Decisions: University of Buffalo
opinions. Path: telnet freenet.buffalo.edu / login:freeport / go
court (2/94).

New York State Government Information: New York State Library
bibliographies, and more. Path: gopher unix2.nysed.gov (2/94).

North Carolina Supreme Court Information: Provides access to a
Code. Path: gopher sunsite.unc.edu / worlds of sunsite / law and
legal studies (2/94). Path: telnet sunsite.unc.edu / login:gopher
/ worlds of sunsite / law and legal studies (2/94).

Texas State Government Information: Provides access to the full
text of bills approved by the Texas Legislature, information
about the Texas economy, directories of Texas state government
agencies and more. Path: gopher ocs.dir.texas.gov / state of
texas government information (2/94).

Utah State Government Information: Provides access to the full
text of Utah House and Senate bills, bill status reports,
education statistics, full text of the Utah State Code, the Utah
Constitution, speeches by the governor and more. Path: gopher
(2/94).

Vermont State Government Information: Provides access to the text
of Vermont Supreme Court opinions, legislative information and
Vermont statutes. Path: telnet myriad.middlebury.edu /
username:lib / area libraries / vermont legislation (2/94).

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                            Sociology
                              _____

Americans With Disabilities Act: Full text of the 1990 act. Path:

Americans With Disabilities Act Documents: Collection of
technical manual. Path: gopher info.umd.edu / educational
adaregulation (2/94). Path: telnet info.umd.edu / educational
adaregulation (2/94).

Children Youth Family Education Research Network (CYFER-net):
U.S. Department of Agriculture-maintained system provides a

Corporation for National and Community Service: Provides
nformation about federal community service programs created by
the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. Path:
(2/94).

Disaster Relief Information: Clearinghouse for information about
U.S. government programs for victims of floods, fires and other
natural disasters. Path: gopher esusda.gov (2/94).

Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities: Provides
nformation about a new federal government program to designate
up to nine empowerment zones and 95 enterprise communities for
the purpose of helping to create jobs and improve conditions in
the nation's poorest urban neighborhoods and rural areas. Path:
(2/94).

Glass Ceiling Initiative: Full text of two U.S. government
labor information (2/94). Path: telnet info.umd.edu / educational

Handicap News: Collection of disability-related legislation and
nformation -- the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA documents
and technical manuals, the Rehabilitation Act, special education
laws, the Television Decoder Act and more. Path: ftp
address (2/94).

Human Rights Country Reports: Full text of an annual U.S.
Department of State report that describes human rights conditions
n 193 countries. Path: gopher ace.esusda.gov / americans
communicating electronically / u.s. state department releases
(2/94).

National Indian Policy Center Gopher: Provides the full text of
National Indian Policy Center reports and press releases, Census

Social Security Administration FTP Archive: Archive of Social
Security Administration information, including benefits
nformation about the agency and more. Path: gopher
fatty.law.cornell.edu / government and agency information (2/94).
address / cd pub (2/94).

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Gopher: System still
being developed provides access to a variety of UNICEF documents,
(2/94).

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gopher: Provides the
full text of UNDP publications, press releases, newsletters,
/ united nations development programme documents (2/94).

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                       Weather and Climate
                          _____________

Arkansas-Red River Forecast Center Gopher: National Weather
Service system provides river stage forecasts for rivers within
the Arkansas-Red River Basin, downloadable images of rainfall

National Center for Atmospheric Research Gopher: Provides access
to a dictionary of atmospheric science acronyms, full text of
center publications, a list of center job openings, the center's
online library catalog, organization directories, information
about center-produced computer graphics packages and more. Path:

National Climatic Data Center Gopher: Provides the elevation,
latitude, longitude and other information for National Climatic
Data Center and National Weather Service recording stations.
connections to noaa on-line data and information systems /
national climatic data center ftp server (2/94).

National Climatic Data Center Online Data System: Provides access
to a searchable catalog containing information about available
meteorological data sets. Data can be ordered online. System is
expected to eventually include daily weather summaries, weather
maps, information about weather events and more. Path: telnet

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Satellite
mage archives. Path: gopher esdim1.nodc.noaa.gov / noaa
login:gopher/ noaa satellite information (2/94).

National Weather Service Forecasts: Provides weather forecasts,
current weather conditions, information about earthquakes,
tropical storms and auroral activity for the 50 states and
Canada. Path: gopher ashpool.micro.umn.edu / weather (2/94).

University of Illinois Weather Machine: Provides current
conditions, National Weather Service forecasts, severe storm
conditions, satellite images and more for the 50 states, Canada,
Mexico and the Caribbean. Path: gopher wx.atmos.uiuc.edu (2/94).

University of Michigan Weather Underground: Provides weather
forecasts, current conditions, ski reports, earthquake data,

Weather Images: Archive of downloadable satellite weather images
and radar maps. Path: ftp vmd.cso.uiuc.edu / user:anonymous /

Copyright 1994 Blake Gumprecht

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