Government Information

Government Information Resources


United States Citizenship Application
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services online application for citizenship.


Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Research Database
The United States Department of Justice provides this list of topics for researching laws, recent news, and resources pertaining to various justice topics.  



Chronicling America
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Library of Congress
The Official Library of the United States Congress. Explore their digital collections, learn about the History of the United States,

United States Copyright Office
Learn about basic copyright law and fair use, how to obtain copyright, and works that are no longer under copyright law.


Demographic & Economic Information

International Statistical Agencies
Links from the United States Census Bureau to the statistical websites of other Countries.

United States Census Bureau
Data and information collected by the United States Census Bureau. Includes demographic, economic, and population data.
Data about the United States including statistical information, and maps with population and demographic information.



New Hampshire Department of Education
Data and information about the Department's programs, services, and initiatives.
Provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow.


Energy Efficiency

Energy Saving Resources provides consumers with information about product rebates for energy-efficient products, how to finance energy efficiency projects, and DIY projects for your home.  

New Hampshire Department of Energy
Energy efficiency information and resources are provided by the New Hampshire Department of Energy.



The United States Geological Survey
Images, webcams, videos, audio, stereograms, maps, data, and other scientific research information conducted for The Department of the Interior.


Farming and Agriculture

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
The mission of the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food is to support and promote agriculture and serve consumers and businesses for the benefit of the public health, environment, and economy.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Information about weather, droughts, loans, agriculture, and other topics for rural living and farming.


Federal Government

Federal Depository Library Program
Links to institutions and organizations that partner with the Federal Depository Library Program to provide additional information and services.

GovInfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), a Federal Agency in the Legislative Branch. GovInfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

The United States Government Manual
As the official handbook of the Federal Government, The United States Government Manual provides information on the agencies of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees. The Manual begins with reprints of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

The United States House of Representatives
Legislative activity, public disclosures, contact information for Representatives, and information about the history and function of The United States House of Representatives.

The United States Senate
Legislative activity and records, committee information, history, contact information for United States Senators, and reference materials for historical and legislative research.
The official website of the President, Vice President, and the Cabinet.



Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Resource for medical and health information, health alerts and recalls, emergency preparedness information statistics on health issues, and how to stay healthy while traveling.

Office for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Resources and information for healthy living, disease prevention, and healthy aging.

Vital Records
A map maintained by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) with links to ways to find vital records information in each state and territory.

World Health Organization (WHO)
News and resources for understanding global health issues.



New Hampshire Law Library

The New Hampshire Law Library is the only public Law Library in the State of New Hampshire. Its mission is to advance the administration of justice by providing legal information and related services to the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of government, the legal communities of New Hampshire, and the people of the State.

This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code).

New Hampshire Law Library’s Lib Guide to Legal Information in New Hampshire

This LibGuide provides easy access to the New Hampshire Legislative Statutes, legal resources for the public, and other legal research information.

New Hampshire Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has jurisdiction to review and decide appeals from the State trial courts and from many State administrative agencies. It also has jurisdiction to issue writs of certiorari, prohibition, and habeas corpus, along with other writs. The duties of the Supreme Court include correcting errors in trial court proceedings, interpreting case law and statutes and the State and federal constitutions, and administration of the courts.

Supreme Court of the United States
Transcripts, audio, case documents, opinions, and news from the United States Supreme Court.



Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Access the current year's and past year’s tax forms

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax preparation to low to moderate-income households.


Veteran’s Information

Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Resources for Veterans including ways to manage health care, benefits, housing assistance, family member benefits, disability, education funding, and records.



New Hampshire Department of State
The New Hampshire Department of State’s website has information about elections, archives, vital records and statistics, corporate information, and more.

Federal Voting Assistance Program
Voting assistance for Service members, their families, and overseas citizens. Includes information about state voting guidelines, election dates, and deadlines, how to find your election office, and checking the status of your voted ballot.