Boston Public Library
Government Information

Social Sciences Department, 2nd Floor, McKim Building, Central Library, 617-859-2261

Databases & Journals




Featured Library Databases

For a full description of each resource, please see the list of government-related online databases.
The BPL also provides access to online resources on many other subjects.

Resources for in-library use only


  • Fastcase
  • Statistical Insight
  • Foundation Directory Online Professional (Social Sciences Department only)
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Social Sciences Department only)


Magazines & Journals

To see a selection of government-related journals available in print or online, please use the catalog searches below: