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JK - JK9999 : United States Government

Total of 22 Records
 
Title: Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government

Provider: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - University Library

Subject Heading/s: Abbreviations--United States; Acronyms--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "When possible, these links go directly to the official website for the agency or program listed."

Updated 10/5/2007


Title: Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government

Provider: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - University Library

Subject Heading/s: Abbreviations--United States; Acronyms--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "When possible, these links go directly to the official website for the agency or program listed."

Updated 10/5/2007


Title: America Votes

Provider: Duke University Special Collections Library

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States--Election--History

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "Winners share the limelight with the defeated in this exhibit of U.S. presidential campaign memorabilia drawn primarily from the holdings of the Duke University Special Collections Library. The exhibit illustrates the nation's presidential elections in letters, sheet music, leaflets, buttons, and bumper stickers."


Title: America Votes

Provider: Duke University Special Collections Library

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States--Election--History

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "Winners share the limelight with the defeated in this exhibit of U.S. presidential campaign memorabilia drawn primarily from the holdings of the Duke University Special Collections Library. The exhibit illustrates the nation's presidential elections in letters, sheet music, leaflets, buttons, and bumper stickers."


Title: A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825

Provider: American Antiquarian Society and the Digital Collections and Archives of Tufts University

Subject Heading/s: Elections--United States--Statistics;

LC Class: JK1967

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: A New Naiton Votes is searechable by candidate, by office, by year and by state. Datasets can be downloaded for easier offline analysis. The site is a collaborative effort of the American Antiquarian Society and the Digital Collections and Archives of Tufts University and is still under development. As of 12/2007, DE KY ME MD MS RI SC were not yet available.

Added 12/10/2007


Title: A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825

Provider: American Antiquarian Society and the Digital Collections and Archives of Tufts University

Subject Heading/s: Elections--United States--Statistics;

LC Class: JK1967

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: A New Naiton Votes is searechable by candidate, by office, by year and by state. Datasets can be downloaded for easier offline analysis. The site is a collaborative effort of the American Antiquarian Society and the Digital Collections and Archives of Tufts University and is still under development. As of 12/2007, DE KY ME MD MS RI SC were not yet available.

Added 12/10/2007


Title: C-SPAN Congressional Glossary

Provider: C-SPAN

Subject Heading/s: United States Congress

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Terms used by and about the U.S. Congress from "A.A." to "Zero-based budgeting."


Title: C-SPAN Congressional Glossary

Provider: C-SPAN

Subject Heading/s: United States Congress

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Terms used by and about the U.S. Congress from "A.A." to "Zero-based budgeting."


Title: Directory of U.S. Political Parties

Provider: Politics1

Subject Heading/s: Political parties--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Parties and their sub-groups are described and links to their Web sites provided.


Title: Directory of U.S. Political Parties

Provider: Politics1

Subject Heading/s: Political parties--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Parties and their sub-groups are described and links to their Web sites provided.


Title: Political Action Committees

Provider: opensecrets.org

Subject Heading/s: Political action committees--United States; Lobbying--United States; Campaign funds--United States.

LC Class: JK1991

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "This section lists campaign contributions by PACs ("who got") and donations to PACs ("who gave"), broken down by sector, industry and unique PAC. Only groups that made contributions during the current or last two election cycles are listed here."


Title: Political Action Committees

Provider: opensecrets.org

Subject Heading/s: Political action committees--United States; Lobbying--United States; Campaign funds--United States.

LC Class: JK1991

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "This section lists campaign contributions by PACs ("who got") and donations to PACs ("who gave"), broken down by sector, industry and unique PAC. Only groups that made contributions during the current or last two election cycles are listed here."


Title: Political Advocacy Groups: A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Provider: Kathi Carlisle Fountain

Subject Heading/s: Political Action Committees

LC Class: JK1991

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "This site lists lobbying groups by issue. Entries include contact   information and a brief description of the group. Selected entries   also indicate the number of times "news articles across the   country quoted, mentioned, or cited each group" during July 1999   through June 2001, and whether the group rates the performance of   members of Congress. Searchable."

Updated 5/9/2008


Title: Political Advocacy Groups: A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Provider: Kathi Carlisle Fountain

Subject Heading/s: Political Action Committees

LC Class: JK1991

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "This site lists lobbying groups by issue. Entries include contact   information and a brief description of the group. Selected entries   also indicate the number of times "news articles across the   country quoted, mentioned, or cited each group" during July 1999   through June 2001, and whether the group rates the performance of   members of Congress. Searchable."

Updated 5/9/2008


Title: POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Provider: Internet Public Library

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States.

LC Class: JK511

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Brief information about each president with a list of cabinet officers and links to fuller biographies and other historical information.


Title: POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Provider: Internet Public Library

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States.

LC Class: JK511

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Brief information about each president with a list of cabinet officers and links to fuller biographies and other historical information.


Title: Project Vote Smart

Provider: Project Vote Smart link

Subject Heading/s: Politics, Practical--United States.

LC Class: JK1976

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: This national non-partisan, non-profit organization provides a library of factual information on over 13,000 elected offices and candidates for major public offices.


Title: Project Vote Smart

Provider: Project Vote Smart link

Subject Heading/s: Politics, Practical--United States.

LC Class: JK1976

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: This national non-partisan, non-profit organization provides a library of factual information on over 13,000 elected offices and candidates for major public offices.


Title: Stateline.org

Provider: Stateline.org

Subject Heading/s: State governments--United States--Miscellanea.

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: " . . . a frequently-updated political almanac that includes a thumbnail biography of the governor, information on the political composition and salary of the legislature and dates when the lawmakers are in session. Each state page also includes economic and demographic data that can be used to compare one state to another state or group of states. On each state page, you will also find the latest state news (a shortcut to information that also appears in today's roundup) and links to both the state and state legislature Web sites." Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts as a public service.


Title: Stateline.org

Provider: Stateline.org

Subject Heading/s: State governments--United States--Miscellanea.

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: " . . . a frequently-updated political almanac that includes a thumbnail biography of the governor, information on the political composition and salary of the legislature and dates when the lawmakers are in session. Each state page also includes economic and demographic data that can be used to compare one state to another state or group of states. On each state page, you will also find the latest state news (a shortcut to information that also appears in today's roundup) and links to both the state and state legislature Web sites." Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts as a public service.


Title: United States Counties

Provider: National Association of Counties

Subject Heading/s: County government--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities in a county."


Title: United States Counties

Provider: National Association of Counties

Subject Heading/s: County government--United States

LC Class: JK

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities in a county."