Online Research Resources

BUSINESS & LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/

Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR)
http://www.bebr.utah.edu

Demographics and Economic Analysis (DEA)
http://gomb.utah.gov/budget-policy/demographic-economic-analysis/

COURTS

State and Federal Court Index
http://www.utah.gov/government/judicial.html

Supreme Court Opinions
http://www.utcourts.gov/opinions/index.htm#Supreme%20Court%20Opinions

U.S. Courts
http://www.uscourts.gov/Home.aspx

Utah Courts Directory
http://www.utcourts.gov

Utah State Law Library
http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary

WASHLAW Federal and State Courts Directory
http://www.washlaw.edu/

EDUCATION

Education Commission of the States
http://www.ecs.org

Education News
http://www.educationnews.org

National Center for Educational Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/

National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
http://www.highereducation.org/

The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://chronicle.com/

State Higher Education Executive Officers
http://www.sheeo.org

State of Utah Office of Education
http://www.schools.utah.gov/main

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/Welcome/index.html

Utah Education Network
http://www.uen.org/

Utah System of Higher Education
http://www.utahsbr.edu/

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

FedStats
http://fedstats.sites.usa.gov/

FirstGov - The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
http://www.firstgov.gov/

Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/SSA_Home.html

Statistical Abstract of the United States
http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab

U.S. Census Bureau Home Page
http://www.census.gov

United States Government Manual
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR)
http://www.library.unt.edu/gpo/acir/default.html

Pew Research Center
http://www.pewresearch.org/

Pew Charitable Trusts
http://www.pewtrusts.org/

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
http://www.rockinst.org

GENERAL REFERENCE

Barlett's Famliar Quotations
http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett

Clipart - Microsoft's clipart gallery
http://dgl.microsoft.com/

Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
http://www.encyclopedia.com

EbsoHost, Factiva, and Newsbank (free full search capabilities via pioneer online, state library system)
http://pioneer.utah.gov

Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Official Time
http://nist.time.gov

Research-It! - dictionary, thesaurus, maps (a collection of the best search engines)
http://www.iTools.com/research-it/research-it.html

StateMaster for State Statistics
http://www.statemaster.com/index.php

Statistical Resources
http://www.publicadministration.net/resources/government-documents-archive

Utah State Legislative History Research Resources
http://le.utah.gov/lrgc/legislativehistoryresources.htm

Utah State Telephone Directory
http://web.state.ut.us/phone.htm

Switchboard - national telephone directory
http://www.switchboard.com

The Elements of Style, William Strunk, Jr.
http://www.bartleby.com/141/

U.S. West Yellow Pages
http://www.qwestdex.com

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Boards and Commissions in Utah
http://www.utah.gov/governor/boards/

Council of State Governments (CSG)
http://www.csg.org

Directory of Official State, County, and City Government Websites
http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm

Elections in Utah
http://elections.utah.gov

Lobbyists in Utah
https://secure.utah.gov/lobbyist/lobbysearch

National Governors' Association
http://www.nga.org

State Links
http://www.csg.org/about/states.aspx

State of Utah
http://utah.gov

Transparent Utah
http://www.utah.gov/transparency/index.html

Utah Foundation
http://www.utahfoundation.org

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)
http://www.aphsa.org/

Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services
http://cms.hhs.gov

Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)
http://kff.org/

National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)
http://www.nashp.org

Utah Department of Health
http://health.utah.gov/

Utah Department of Human Services
http://www.dhs.utah.gov/

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
http://www.epic.org/

U.S. Copyright Code
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/

Website Copyright
http://www.benedict.com/

JUDICIARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT & CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Bureau of Justice Assistance
https://www.bja.gov/Default.aspx

Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)
http://www.jrsa.org/

Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
http://www.ojjdp.gov/

LEGAL LINKS, LAWS & REGULATIONS

All Law Home Page
http://www.Alllaw.com

CodeCo - Utah law
http://www.code-co.com

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html

Constitutions, Statutes, and Codes
http://www.law.cornell.edu/statutes.html

Historical Utah Laws, Memorials, and Resolutions
http://publications.utah.gov/laws/sessionlaws.html (Utah Session Laws 1851-ongoing)
http://archives.utah.gov/digital/428.htm (Senate working bills 1896-1989)
http://archives.utah.gov/digital/432.htm (House working bills 1896-1989)

Uniform Laws - (NCCUSL) The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
http://www.uniformlaws.org/

Utah Administrative Rules
http://rules.utah.gov

Utah State Bar
http://www.utahbar.org

U.S. Code
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode

LEGISLATURE

American Legislative Exchange Council
http://www.alec.org/

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) - surveys, studies, reports
http://www.ncsl.org

NCSL State Legislature Sites
http://www.ncsl.org/aboutus/ncslservice/state-legislative-websites-directory.aspx

NCSL Staff Contacts
http://www.ncsl.org/ncslcontacts.aspx

State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) - State Legislative Sites
http://www.sllf.org

Suggested State Legislation
http://www.csg.org/programs/policyprograms/sslvolumesbyyear.aspx

Uniform Laws - (NCCUSL) The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
http://www.uniformlaws.org/

U.S. Congress
http://thomas.loc.gov

Utah State Legislature
http://le.utah.gov

LIBRARIES

Library of Congress
http://lcweb.loc.gov/homepage/lchp.html

Pioneer - Utah's Online Library
http://www.pioneer.utah.gov

Salt Lake City
http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us

Salt Lake County
http://www.slcolibrary.org/

MEDIA

Christian Science Monitor
http://www.csmonitor.com/

Deseret News (for archived articles, use: http://www.pioneer.lib.ut.us )
http://www.desnews.com

Newspapers - worldwide
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com

Salt Lake Tribune (for archives, use: http://www.pioneer.lib.ut.us )
http://www.sltrib.com

NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, & ENVIRONMENT

Department of the Interior
http://www.doi.gov/

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
http://www.epa.gov/

POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

Directory of Official State, County, and City Government Websites
http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm

Utah Association of Counties
http://www.uacnet.org

Utah League of Cities and Towns
http://www.ulct.org

PUBLICATIONS & RELATED LINKS

CCH Incorporated (tax and business law information)
http://www.cch.com/

CSG Online Publications Directory (The Book of the States, ECOS, Research Checklist, Spectrum, America's Best Innovations, Suggested State Legislation, Corrections Policy Profiler, Health Policy Monitor, Solutions, State Government News, State Trends, etc.)
http://www.csg.org/pubs/default.aspx

ECOS
http://www.ecos.org

Education Week
http://www.edweek.com

Governing
http://governing.com

State Health Notes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1354591/

Suggested State Legislation
http://www.csg.org/programs/policyprograms/SSL.aspx

USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com

United States Government Manual
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html

Wired
http://www.wired.com

REVENUE & TAXATION

Federation of Tax Administrators
http://www.taxadmin.org/fta/default.html

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
http://www.irs.gov/

Multistate Tax Commission
http://www.mtc.gov/

State Revenue Report (Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government)
http://www.rockinst.org

Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, Inc.
http://www.streamlinedsalestax.org/

Tax Foundation
http://taxfoundation.org/

US Census Bureau (Finances, Tax, Expenditures, Payroll, etc.)
http://www.census.gov/govs/

Utah Division of Finance
http://www.finance.utah.gov/

Utah State Auditor's Office - Financial & Audit Reports
http://auditor.utah.gov/

Utah State Tax Commission
http://www.tax.utah.gov

US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
http://www.bea.gov/

US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/

TRANSPORTATION

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
http://www.aamva.org

Commuter Link
http://www.utahcommuterlink.com

National Highway Traffic Safety Association
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/

National Safe Kids Campaign
http://www.safekids.org/

State Transportation Websites
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/webstate.htm

Traffic Link
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=710

U.S. Department of Transportation
http://www.dot.gov/

Utah Department of Transportation
http://www.sr.ex.state.ut.us/

Utah Transit Authority (UTA)
http://www.utabus.com/