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Departments

This is a list of the different Federal Departments that publish documents.

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The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development.

Source: https://www.commerce.gov/page/about-commerce

 

Sudoc Number Publication
C 3.134: Statistical Abstract of the United States
C 3.134/2: County and City Data Book
C 3.134/5: State and Metropolitan Area Data Book
C 21.2:R 26/ Basic Facts About Trademarks
C 21.26/2: General Information Concerning Patents
About

It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

Source: https://www.hhs.gov/about/index.html

 

Sudoc Number Publication
HE 20.6210/2: Where to Write for Vital Records
HE 20.7818: Health Information for International Travel
About

The Interior Department had a wide range of responsibilities entrusted to it: the construction of the national capital's water system, the colonization of freed slaves in Haiti, exploration of western wilderness, oversight of the District of Columbia jail, regulation of territorial governments, management of hospitals and universities, management of public parks,and the basic responsibilities for Indians, public lands, patents, and pensions. In one way or another all of these had to do with the internal development of the Nation or the welfare of its people.

Source: https://www.doi.gov/whoweare

 

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I 19.165: Minerals Yearbook
I 29.103: National Parks Index
About

Department of Justice Mission Statement: To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Source: https://www.justice.gov/about

 

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J 1.14/7: Crime in the United States
J 29.9/6: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
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Department of Labor Mission Statement: To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Source: https://www.dol.gov/general/aboutdol/mission

 

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L 2.3/4: Occupational Outlook Handbook
L 2.3/5: Bureau of Labor Statistics
L 36.211: Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations
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The State Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.

Source: https://www.state.gov/aboutstate/

 

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S 1.8: Diplomatic List
S 1.8/2: U.S. Embassies and Other Diplomatic Missions
S 1.69/2: Foreign Consular Offices in the United States
S 9.14: Treaties in Force
About

The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Department is responsible for a wide range of activities such as advising the President on economic and financial issues, encouraging sustainable economic growth, and fostering improved governance in financial institutions.

The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of coin and currency, the disbursement of payments to the American public, revenue collection, and the borrowing of funds necessary to run the federal government.

Source: https://www.treasury.gov/about/role-of-treasury/Pages/default.aspx

 

Sudoc Number Publication
T 22.44/ Federal Income Tax Forms, Instructions and Publications