Research Guides

Oklahoma Government


ABC: Oklahoma State Agencies, Boards, and Commissions 
(REF JK7130 O55)

Provides information on state elected and appointed officials; agencies, boards, and commissions; and state institutions.

The Book of States 
(REF JK2403 B6)

Provides information on state constitutions; federalism and intergovernmental relations; legislative, executive, and judicial branches; elections; finance and census; policies and programs; etc.

The Municipal Yearbook 
(REF JS342 A2 I52)

Provides information on local government management.

Oklahoma Almanac  
(REF JK7131 O54)

Provides information on state history; state symbols and flags; branches; agencies, boards, and commissions; federal, county, and municipal government; elections; tourism; education; commerce and agriculture; etc.

State Party Profiles  
(REF JK2261 S83)

A 50 State guide to development, organization, and resources.

State Yellow Book  
(REF JK2403 S77)

A who’s who in the executive and legislative branches of the 50 state governments.

Online Library Catalog

The RSC online card catalog is an index to the library’s books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online card catalog can be searched in a variety of ways most notability by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

Examples of subject terms: 


Online Databases

Before entering the RSC Online Databases from off-campus, you will need to activate your campus username and password. Stop by the Reference Desk in the Library, and we will assist you in getting on the network. After completing this process on campus, you will be able to utilize any of the databases from wherever you have Internet access. More complete instructions may be found at Online Database Log-in Instructions

The NewsBank database contains the Daily Oklahoman and the Tulsa World.

Internet Resources

Although an unorganized and unreliable resource, the Internet does contain valuable information. The Library's Oklahoma Government links will be most helpful for your assignment.