- State of Maine
The website for Maine State government.
Gateway to all parts of the federal government. Though it features the Executive Branch, FirstGov includes the Judicial and Legislative Branches as well, along with links to states and localities. (If you don’t know exactly where you need to be, this is a great first stop.)
- The White House
Covers activities, responsibilities, and documents involving the President and Vice President.
- THOMAS — U.S. Congress on the Internet
The best way to track bills going through the U.S. Congress, and a fine way to locate and contact senators, representatives, committees and subcommittees.
- U.S. Judicial System
Connects to the Supreme Court and other federal courts, to significant court opinions, to the U.S. Code, and to the Code of Federal Regulations.
- United Nations
A multifaceted look inside the U.N.
- World Trade Organization
WTO is a treaty-based international organization concerned with trade between nations.
- American Society for Public Administration
ASPA is the primary professional society for people in public administration.
- American Society for Quality
ASQ is dedicated to the development, advancement, and promotion of quality concepts, principles, and techniques.
- Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Volunteer Action
ARNOVA is an international, interdisciplinary network of scholars and nonprofit leaders.
- Institute for Global Ethics
Promotes public discourse and practical action regarding ethical issues.
- International City/County Management Association
ICMA is a professional and educational organization representing appointed managers and administrators in local governments throughout the world.
- International Personnel Management Association
IPMA is a nonprofit membership organization for agencies and individuals in the public sector human resources field.
- Maine Municipal Association
MMA is dedicated to the professionalization of local governments throughout Maine.
- Maine Town & City Management Association
MTCMA promotes the professional development of municipal managers and other local government administrators in Maine.
- National Association of Counties
NACo represents county governments throughout the United States.
- National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration
NASPAA is the accrediting body for public administration graduate programs, including this one.
- National Governors Association
NGA is the collective voice of the nation’s governors. The NGA Center for Best Practices focuses on state innovations.
- National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center
NLECTC provides criminal justice professionals with information about existing and anticipated technology.
- National League of Cities
NLC represents and promotes cities as centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance.
- Pi Alpha Alpha
PAA is the national honor society for public affairs and administration.
- World Future Society
WFS studies the direction society is taking.
- University of Maine System
UMS includes the University of Maine and six other campuses, each operated independently.
- University of Maine
The flagship campus of the University of Maine System. UMaine is both a land grant university and a sea grant college.
- College of Business, Public Policy, and Health
One of the five colleges within the University of Maine.
- Career Center
An on-campus consulting and referral service for University of Maine students.
- Fogler Library
The starting point for most library research at the University.
- Subject Guide: Public Administration
A wealth of public-administration-related sites and information compiled by Fogler Librarian Nancy Lewis.
- Margaret Chase Smith Center for Public Policy
Provides public policy research to advance public discussion.
On-line distance learning technology from the University.
- C-SPAN on the Web
website linked to the cable television service that brings Congress into our homes.
Useful internet search engine.