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Statewide - Official website of the State of Arizona.

Arizona Board of Regents - Arizona Board of Regents is the governing body for our state's public university system, including Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and The University of Arizona.

Arizona Electronic Atlas - A web-based GIS interactive atlas of Arizona with several map themes and layers including species richness, EPA sites, demographics, economics, and more. Data is available for free downloading. The links page is an excellent resource to other online atlases. Created at the University of Arizona.

Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates - PDF copies of birth and death certificates that are now public record (for births that occurred at least 75 years ago and deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago). From the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Arizona Guide - The official guide from the Arizona Office of Tourism.

Arizona Indicators - The state’s central resource for information on a wide range of topics, including education, health, economy, how competitive or sustainable is Arizona, crime, and culture.

Arizona Index - Locally produced index originally produced in card format and published as a two-volume set in 1978. Entries cite information from 130 journals and cover topics on many phases of Arizona life and history from as early as the 1850s through the 1980s. Much of this is not indexed anywhere else.

Arizona State Legislature - Track pending legislation, plus locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current issues. View live and archived legislative committee hearings, meetings, floor actions and special events. Also includes Arizona state laws (Revised Statutes) and the Arizona State Constitution.

Arizona State Archives Historic Photographs - "Archives' photographs focus upon the unique cultural heritage of the state and territory of Arizona, beginning in 1863. The collection includes about 160,000 images, including photographs, slides, negatives, glass plate negatives, tintypes, transparencies, postcards and others." (Around 33,000 of these are available online at this site.) Copyright and/or publication rights for all photographs in this collection are retained by this institution.

Arizona Memory Project - Launched in March 2006, the Arizona Memory Project is an online effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Arizona libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. This initiative provides the opportunity to view some of the best examples of government documents, photographs, maps, and objects that chronicle Arizona's past and present. Currently included are several collections from the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records and the Sharlot Hall Museum, Library and Archives.

Arizona State Parks

Data Central -'s collection of searchable databases ranging from local crime maps to recent home sales; includes both statewide and Phoenix/Maricopa County.

Economic & Business Research Center (UA Eller College of Management) - "The premier source for information on Arizona's economy." Includes data on population, unemployment, job growth, wages/earnings, personal income, housing permits, retail sales, consumer price index, as well as reports on the economic impact of the University of Arizona. Arizona - is a nonprofit whose mission is to provide parents with the information they need to choose schools for their children, understand the school system, and support schools in their communities.

Republic 100 - Ranks Arizona's 100 largest publicly and privately held companies by the number of people they employed within the state. Compiled annually by the Arizona Republic.


Tucson-Pima County Information

City of Tucson - Local government information including the mayor's home page, city employment, Tucson demographics, and more.

Databases ( - Arizona Daily Star) - Collection of databases covering all kinds of information and statistics primarily for Tucson and Pima County.

Librarian Files (Pima County Public Library) - Tidbits of information with a focus on local history, events, and facts. A treasure trove of local trivia.

Pima County - Links to county agencies and services.

Star 200 - List of the major employers of southern Arizona, compiled by the Arizona Daily Star. List can be filtered by industry.

Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

YWCA of Tucson - Info about programs and services designed to assist women in Tucson.


Arizona News Sources

General news (Current and historical)

Business news

Business Journal of Phoenix - Searchable archives (June 1996-present) containing selected articles from the print edition are available. (For online coverage from 1989-2001, see available options in our Catalog.)

The Daily Territorial - Tucson and Pima government issues, financial and economic information.

Inside Tucson Business

Entertainment news

Phoenix New Times - Entertainment newspaper for Phoenix.

Tucson Weekly - Popular entertainment newspaper featuring weekly information concerning arts, music, concerts, festivals, cinema, and more.


Tucson, Arizona Weather

National Weather Service

Weather Underground

The Weather Channel


Last modified: December 15, 2015