FCC Daily Digest

Get a daily synopsis of Federal Communications Commissions orders, news releases, speeches and titles of public notices delivered right to your e-mail.

Federal Communications Commission

This site has sections for pending FCC legislation and related speeches, headlines on the latest industry happenings, a hot topics area, contact information for the commissioner, and access to the FCC publication "Daily Digest". You can also access statistics and electronic filing information online.

Fedstats

More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the writers, editors and the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to all information produced by these agencies for public use

The Government Information Sharing Project

This is another great site for government statistics. The Government Information Sharing Project was initiated with funding from the U.S. Department of Education and is administered at Oregon State University Libraries. Categories include, U.S. Census information, U.S. counties data, import/export information and population estimates.

The Library of Congress

This site has catalogs, collections and research services for writers and editors, as well as breaking news and event information. It offers International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN), which is the international standard numbering system for the information industry. You can also find International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN) application forms., and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list.

U.S. Census Bureau

If you need social, demographic and economic information for your articles, you can look to the Census Bureau. The data on this Web site is searchable by categories such as people, business and industry, geography and state residence.

U.S. Copyright Office

This site has general information for writers and editors who might need to copyright material. You can register you work online, and read current news about pending legislation international cooperation to protect intellectual property.

U.S. Postal Service

The business section of this Web site has current information on bulk postage rates, addressing requirements and the mailing of business forms on demand.