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Resources for finding information about Washington and its 3 branches of government: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
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Search Engines and Databases

  • Access Washington
    Portal to state government for citizens, businesses, state employees, visitors, and more.
  • Find-It Washington!
    Search and browse service offered by the Washington State Library to help find state and local information.
  • Washington State Data Book
    Biennial statistical information on population, the economy, general government, taxes, education, natural resources, public assistance, and employment.
  • Washington State Agency Databases
    A list of Washington's agency databases, sponsored by State & Local Documents TF, Government Documents Round Table, American Library Assn
  • Washington Agricultural Statistics Service
    Search for Washington data and statistics on crops and plants, livestock, agricultural economy, and environmental issues related to agriculture.
  • Washington State Library Catalog
    Search the catalog for digital, map, Northwest, and genealogy collections in addition to federal and state documents.
  • Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
    Free public library service which includes easy access to the informational and recreational reading materials needed by individuals in the State of Washington who are unable to read standard print material.

Washington Government--Overview

The Washington State Constitution describes the 3 branches of Washington state government, Legislative (Article II), Executive (Article III), and Judicial (Article IV).  The Office of Financial Management (OFM) provides an organization chart

See the tabs above for resources of the 3 branches of government.

Washington State Facts--brush up on the history of the state, get facts about the economy, and view climate, geography, and population information


Washington State Depository Program

WSU Libraries is a member of the State Depository Program, established by RCW 40.06, which is administered by the Washington State Library in Olympia. WSU receives copies of most documents the State Library receives, and must store these documents according to regulations and standards adopted by the Washington State Library Commission.

Most Washington State monographic documents from 1990 to present are in the WSU catalog, Search It.  Ask a librarian to assist you in checking for documents older than 1990. The Washington State Library catalog is useful for identifying state documents.

Government Information and History Librarian

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Marilyn Von Seggern
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office: Terrell Library 120M
phone: 509 335-8859
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WSU Libraries, PO Box 645610, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-5610, 509-335-9671, Contact Us

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