Resources affected by the government shutdown (Updated)

September 3, 2013 at 5:19 pm | Posted in databases, news | Comments Off on Resources affected by the government shutdown (Updated)

The shutdown has been resolved and all government websites are now available (Oct 18, 2013)

The ongoing government shutdown is affecting access to government websites and databases. Some have completely shut down and most others are not being updated.

As of Thursday, October 3rd, the following sites are completely offline:

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (
  • Education Resource Information Center ( is shut down, but is temporarily available through EBSCO)
  • Federal Communications Commission (
  • Federal Trade Commission (
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (
  • National Park Service (
  • National Institute of Mental Health (
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( is offline, but you can still get to
  • National Science Foundation (
  • US Geological Survey (
  • United States Department of Agriculture (

This list is likely to grow as the government shutdown continues. Galvin Library will provide regular updates.

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