Science Portals

Selelcted Scientific/Technical Agencies

As noted, this page highlights several major federal science and technology agencies and their publications or databases. Several of these agencies are located within Executive Branch departments while others are independent establishments or government corporations. For example, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is part of the Department of Commerce while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is categorized as an independent establishment.

To locate additional sci/tech focused government agencies or learn about government organization in general, check the United States Government Manual. For those interested in the history and development of government agencies, the Manual is available from 1935 to present.

Selected Science/Technology Publications and Resources

Selected Data Resources

Selected NU Library Resources