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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Public Management and Administration: Federal, State & Local Government Info.

Directories and Guides - Federal

Finding Profiles of Government Agencies

Once you have chosen the agency, bureau or department you want to profile:

  1. Use the directories listed on this page for an overview of the history, organization and key personnel in that agency.
  2. Use USA.gov or the NYS Government locator to find the agency's website.
  3. Read about the agency on its Website (look for an "About Us" section on the Website). There you will generally find detailed budget, staffing and other relevant information about the agency.
  4. Find recent articles by searching the Library's databases
  5. Use the search box below to search for books about the agency.
  6. If in doubt, ask a librarian!

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Directories and Guides - City

Directories and Guides - State