Government Shutdown is Over
The information in this guide is now for archival purposes since
Congress ended the Government Shutdown early in the morning on October 17, 2013.
From the Washington Post "Here’s the bill that will end the government shutdown"
Furloughed federal workers will begin reporting to work on October 17, 2013.
USA.gov Government Shutdown
Information on the effects of the government shutdown
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) will be updated, with Congressional and Federal Register information only.
Those looking for financial data to assess the impact of a shutdown will have to do it without help from the Congressional Budget Office and the Census, both of which are closing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is scheduled to issue its monthly jobs report this Friday, is also closing.
Government Shutdown Operations of the Department of Defense During a Lapse in Appropriations
CRS Report, September 26, 2013
Status of Selected Government Websites and Possible Alternatives
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is shutdown. Partial workaround use the Business guide
Business.gov is shutdown. use the Business guide
U.S. Census- use the following databases: Social Explorer, (only 1 user at a time), Demographics Now, Statistical Abstract of the US, (older volumes in Documents C3.134:), Historical Census Browser
Missouri Census Data Center American Community Survey Profiles
U.S. Government Accountability Site is up but not being updated.
U.S. Dept. of Education Site is up but not being updated.
National Center for Education Statistics- site is shutdown. Partial workaround- Use the Digest of education statistics, 2011, on Reserve in the Scholars Commons, Strozier Library, ground floor.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Site is up but not being updated See Public Health Research Guide or the Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module for alternative resources.
National Park Service- Site is shutdown.
USDA Site is shutdown. Partial workaround- Use the Agricola database or The USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System (ESMIS) collaboraton between The Mann Library at Cornell University and USDA.
DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) will continue to make available OSTI databases, search tools and web pages available, including SciTech Connect and Science Accelerator
NASA- Site is shutdown.
The ERIC government site is not accessible. The versions of ERIC from commercial database providers (EBSCOhost & Proquest) can be accessed, but are not being updated. For possible full-text to recent titles check online or the online catalog and for ERIC documents (citation begins with ED##), if not too recent, check the Libraries' ERIC microfiche collection in the Scholars Commons, Strozier Library, ground floor. Can access some ERIC articles through usagov
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Site is up but not being updated. Partial workaound- Use the Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
U.S. Dept. of Justice Site is up but not being updated.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Site is working.
NOAA.gov and most associated sites are shutdown, except for: Weather.gov
USGS site is down. Associated sites are working. DiseaseMaps
Coastal Change Hazards: Hurricanes and Extreme Storms
Volcano Hazards Program
Water Resources of the United States