Internet Resources - Government
- Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives
Fold3 provides convenient access to over 5 million original US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Purchased through funds donated by the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County.
Note: The Library will not be providing access to this database after June 1. The GSSCC has decided to subscribe to FindMyPast instead.
Browse related subjects: Archives, Genealogy, Government, History, Names, People, Primary Sources
- Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events. Global Issues in Context supports research in virtually every corner of the library and in a wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, human rights, English composition and many more.Use the interactive map to search by geography, or browse by issue, country or region.
Browse related subjects: Education, Environment, Government, News, Politics
- Rand California
Provides demographics from the state level down to the local level, including statistics for a range of years. Allows for some customization. Note: The Library will not be providing access to this database after July 1 due to low usage.
Browse related subjects: Government, Social Issues, Statistics
Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Statista's data sources include market research reports as well as trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.
Browse related subjects: Business, Companies, Finance, Government, Politics, Statistics
This site is designed to be a one-stop link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. Locate information by categories (such as Food, Health, Product Safety, Your Money, and Transportation), then subcategories can direct you to areas within individual federal web sites containing related information (more than 100 are currently listed).
Browse related subjects: Consumers, Government
This is the official U.S. government source for fuel economy information. The site offers side-by-side comparisons of different automobile makes and models, a hybrid comparison tool, and news regarding fuel economy in the auto industry.
Browse related subjects: Consumers, Environment, Government, Transportation
Información oficial en español. GobiernoUSA.gov es el portal oficial del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos en español.
Browse related subjects: Government, Hispanic, Latino, Public Health, Social Issues, Spanish Language
Researchers from PolitiFact, a Pulitzer Prize-winning website launched in 2007 by the Tampa Bay Times, examine statements made by members of Congress, the president, governors, lobbyists, and others in American politics. Statements are assigned Truth-0-Meter ratings from "mostly true" to "Pants on Fire" (liar, liar). The more recently-added adjunct to Politi-Fact is PunditFact, which examines claims made by pundits, columnists, talk show hosts and political analysts.
Browse related subjects: Government, News, Politics
Incredible listing of good science sites.
Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Government, Marine Science, Plants
The official portal to the Unites States Government. An astounding compilation of information, services, and publication on a variety of topics.
Browse related subjects: ADA, Agriculture, Blind, Business, Careers, Consumer Health, Consumers, Countries, Directories, Drugs, Education, Employment, Environment, Finance, Government, History, Internships, Inventions, Jobs, Labor, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Politics, Public Health, Schools, Science, Social Issues, Transportation, Travel
- City of Santa Cruz Municipal Code
Arranged by titles. Keyword searchable
Browse related subjects: Government, Law, Santa Cruz City
- County of Santa Cruz Code
Arranged by titles. Searchable by keyword.
Browse related subjects: Government, Law, Santa Cruz County
- Elected Representatives for Santa Cruz County
This guide from the County Elections Department includes elected officials representing Santa Cruz County at Federal, State, and local levels.
Browse related subjects: Directories, Government, People, Politics, Santa Cruz County
- Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project
A consortium of public and private health, education, human service, and civic organizations convened by the United Way of Santa Cruz County have sponsored the Community Assessment Project of Santa Cruz County (CAP), a collaborative project to measure and improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz County.
Browse related subjects: Business, Government, Public Health, Santa Cruz County, Social Issues, Statistics
Did You Know?
Remnants of the "S.S. Palo Alto." The 435-foot ship was built of concrete by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Co. just after the end of World War I. Originally designed as a tanker, it was part of a wartime effort to reduce the use of steel and iron. The S.S. Palo ... [More]