U.S. Government Publications

The State Library's collection of U.S. government publications covers a broad range of subject areas with a focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Areas include:

  • social, economic, and population statistics
  • health and social services
  • public policy, law and government
  • environmental and natural resources

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Bonneville Power Administration
​The Bonneville Power Administration is a nonprofit federal power marketing administration based in the Pacific Northwest. It promotes energy efficiency, renewable resources, and works to mitigate of the impacts on fish and wildlife from the federally-owned hydroelectric projects.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The Corps works to strengthen security by building and maintaining America’s infrastructure, dredging America’s waterways, providing recreation opportunities at campgrounds, lakes, and marinas, and building hurricane and storm damage reduction infrastructure.
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs works to enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management sustains the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation manages, develops, and protects water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau is responsible for gathering and publishing statistics on population and housing, state and local governments, manufacturers, mineral industries, distributive trades, construction industries, transportation, and foreign trade.
U.S. Congress
The legislative body that creates U.S. laws, approves budgets, and provides oversight of the Federal Government.
U.S. Congress Commissions and Boards
Commissions, boards, and committees created by the U.S. Congress.
U.S. Education
The Department of Education ensures equal access to education; promotes educational excellence; and administers, coordinates, and makes policy for most federal assistance to education with the aim of raising levels of student achievement and readiness.
U.S. Energy
The Department of Energy addresses the Nation's energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges, using transformative science and technology to ensure national security and prosperity.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency protects human health and safeguards the environment.

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