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Government and Law

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Library Resources

All city of Stamford, state of Connecticut and federal documents can be found in the Main Library {second floor}

Federal Depository Library

Federal Government Databases and Best of the Web

Census Primary source for statistics on United States population, socio-economic and geographic indicators.
Congressional Hearings
- View the catalog of House and Senate hearings.
ERIC
Digital library of education related resources sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the US Department of Education.
First Gov Links to state and local government and ways to contact government officials. Topical Index.
GPO Access Free electronic access to information published by the federal government.
GPO MetaLib - Federated search engine from the U.S. Government Printing Office with results from more than fifty federal government publication catalogs, federal library catalogs, and specialized indexes.
Laws and Regulations on USA.gov - Find federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
THOMAS - Legislative information from the Library of Congress
University of Colorado at Boulder – Government Publications Library- Research guides to information from all levels of government, including state and foreign governments and intergovernmental organizations.

State and City Government Databases and Best of the Web

City of Stamford
State of Connecticut
Commercial Recording Forms Division Search CT non-profit and profit corporations database by name, identification or filing number.
Connecticut State Register and Manual -Electronic version of what is widely known as the "Blue Book" for the State of Connecticut.
Municode.com - Charter and code of City of Stamford.
CT Judicial Branch Foreclosure listings - Listings of foreclosures around Connecticut. 

Law Databases and Best of the Web


Martindale Hubbell 
Connecticut Judicial Branch
Connecticut General Statutes
U.S. District Court - District of Connecticut
United States Supreme Court
United States Code
Federal Register
Code of Federal Register
Cornell Legal Information Institute
Patents & Trademark