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Cook Library is a designated Federal Depository Library. This guide will help you access the vast array of Federal government resources available in our library and online.
A Federal and Maryland State Library
Finding Documents in the Library Catalog
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Federal Government Information
Democracy & HIstory
Laws & Legislation
Maryland State Documents
Health Information Sources from the Federal government
NIH resource on medical diseases and conditions, including references and links to research and clinical trials.
USDA Food Access Atlas
Interactive map of low-income areas and supermarket/food access.
Prevention and wellness resource for consumers and families.
PLANTS Database (USDA)
Authoritative source on plants found in the United States and its territories.
USDA National Nutrition Database
Nutritional values of common American foods and food choices, including fast food.
Household Products Database
Documented health effects of consumer products, with research into chemical ingredients.
OSHA Occupational Chemical Database
Reference database of commercial chemicals and their health effects.
Toxnet (National Library of Medcine)
Database of hazardous chemicals, storage locations, toxic release incidents and environmental health, with interactive maps, reports and fact sheets.
Database portal to information on FDA-approved drugs.
Federal government portal to support citizen participation in disaster preparedness.
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