Government Resources


Chiefs of State & Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments

International Court of Justice

The United Nations


Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present Biographical information on all individuals who have served in U.S. Congress and Continental Congress. Includes many images.

Bureau of Justice Statistics An excellent source of Statistics about Crimes and victims, drugs and crime, homicide trends, criminal offenders, the justice system, law enforcement (federal, state and local), prosecution, courts and sentencing, corrections, expenditure and employment and more.

Census Bureau

Census Tract Street Locator This site provides 2000 census data for each census tract. Census information can be searched by street name or specific address and a ZIP Code, by state, or county and street name.

Congressional Record, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations Search Across Multiple Databases. The default database is the current volume of the Federal Register.

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy Documents include: The Constitution, Bill of Rights, the Budget, US Government Manual, Census Catalog, and selected Supreme Court Decisions.

Federal Depository Library Program Basic Collection - Porter is a select government depository. Use this link to access electronic versions of titles in the basic collection.

FedForms FedForms provides online access to forms needed for the top 500 Government services used by the public.

FedStats Federal, state and local directory of official government and court web sites. Includes links to all branches of federal and state government, including counties, municipalities, cities, and townships.

Govspot Directory of links to world, federal, state and local government information. Covers such information as jobs, pay tables, tax forms, and passport information.

GPO Access "This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies."


Project Vote Smart Excellent source for information on candidate biographies, issue stands, and campaign finance for state and federal candidates.

Public Records - Free Internet Access Listed on this site are nearly 2,050 county, state and federal (court) URLs where public record information can be accessed for free.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program from the U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

Savings Bond Value Calculator The calculator calculates the values of the following series; EE Bonds, E Bonds, I bonds, and Savings Notes.

Search System (Pacific Information Resources) Close to 1,000 databases are in this directory of public records. Depending on the state, these are some of the databases available: unclaimed property, court records, sex offenders registries, and licensing records.

Social Security Administration

Supreme Court Decisions Supreme Court decisions will be available the day of release. Orders granting or denying new appeals are posted weekly. Also available are the court's schedule and argument calendar, court's rules, visitor guides, and much more.

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet Official web site for searching U.S. Government Web resources.

U.S. Blue Pages An Online Directory of the U.S. Government.

U.S. Copyright Office

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

USPTO Patent Databases

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Vital Records Information for the United States "This page contains information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United States."

The White House


Ohio General Assembly

BMV Forms for Downloading: Commonly requested BMV forms are available for downloading from this Web site. These forms are available in Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need the freely-available Adobe Reader software installed on your computer in order to view and print the PDF files.

Ohio Governor's Homepage

Ohio Capitol Connection (available only in library) Search to find the status of a bill, find out about your legislators and much more. A great place to stay up to date on the current election.

Ohio Census

Ohio Constitution

Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services "This site and the new agency are a result of the merger between the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services and the Ohio Department of Human Services on July 1, 2000. The site features information about programs, services, facts, statistics and current news concerning ODJFS."

Ohio House of Representatives

Ohio E-Check

Ohio Revised Code

Ohio Secretary of the State

Ohio Senate

Ohio County Profiles
Profile Ohio: A searchable web version of the latest publication from the Ohio Secretary State.. This site has illustrated information about all the symbols of the state of Ohio plus information about Ohio voting and its election cycle, history, geography, and more.

Search System Largest free public records database collection.

Electronic Sex Offender Registration and Notification (SORN) "This database is linked to all 88 of Ohio's sheriff's offices and all 32 correctional facility records offices operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. The purpose of eSORN is to provide one location for all of Ohio's law enforcement officials to freely share information on registered sex offenders. Some portions of this database are also open to private citizens who want to be aware of sex offenders who live close to their home or their child's school."

State of Ohio Departments and Agencies

State of Ohio Government information and services. Check this site to find statistics and current news stories about all 50 states, even compare statistics for selected states.

Supreme Court of Ohio


City of Bay Village

City of North Olmsted

City of Westlake

Cuyahoga County Home Page

Cuyahoga County Property Information Search for information on Cuyahoga County properties by address, street name, house number, owner's last name or specific parcel number. This information is provided by the county auditor.

Cuyahoga County Marriage License

R.I.T.A. (Regional Income Tax Agency) The Regional Income Tax Agency (also known as R.I.T.A.) provides services to collect income tax for eighty-six municipalities / local cities in the State of Ohio.