MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online. Refine your search results by exploring the various topics, date ranges, and author names.

Searched databases include:

  • Department of Homeland Security, Freedom of Information Act (DHS FOIA)
  • DHS Publications Library
  • Drugs @ FDA
  • Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
  • govinfo
  • National Technical Reports Library (NTRL Public Access)
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Library and Information Network Catalog
  • National Park Service Library Information Center (NPS LIBRIS)
  • U.S. Naval Academy Library Catalog
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Composition Database
  • Archival Research Catalog (ARC) of the National Archives
  • Department of Energy (DOE) OpenNet
  • Energy Information Administration (EIA)
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publications and Newsletters
  • EPA Scientific Inventory
  • Federal Reserve Board: Finance and Economic Discussion Series (FEDS)
  • Federal Reserve Board: International Finance Discussion Papers (IFDPs)
  • Federal Reserve Board: Reports to Congress
  • Federal Reserve Board: Speeches and Testimony
  • Federal Reserve Board: Staff Studies
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports and Testimony
  • National Environmental Publications Information Systems
  • Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) Publications
  • Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Database
  • PLANTS Database
  • U.S. Department of State Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • U.S. Fire Administration Library Catalog
  • U.S. Army War College
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Library Catalog
  • USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Water Resources of the United State


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