Access thousands of state government publications and documents that were available only through official Oklahoma state agency websites beginning in November 2006. Also included are digitized versions of other selected state print publications dating back to 1978. For pre-1978 publications, please check the Resources about Oklahoma …
Oklahoma state agencies issue a variety of forms for use by Oklahoma citizens and businesses. The Oklahoma State Government Forms One-Stop Initiative requires the State of Oklahoma Chief Information Officer (CIO) to develop and maintain an online repository to make forms available to the public. State agencies are required to submit all …
Archives.Ok.Gov is an online collection of selected publications and documents found in the State Archives at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. This collection includes a selection of permanent records of state government activities, such as reports of agency activities, and other records created by state agencies. These materials …
In 1955, Congress authorized Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana to begin negotiating a compact to resolve and prevent disputes over waters of the Red River Basin that are shared between the four states, and to assure that each state received adequate water from the basin. In 1978, after 23 years of negotiations, the Compact was …
In 1915, Oklahoma’s Fifth Legislature approved the Confederate Soldiers’ Pension Bill. This Act provided for pensions for disabled and indigent Confederate soldiers, sailors, and their widows.
The Act also provided for the creation of the Board of Pension Commissioners, which was vested with the authority to hear and determine all …
Oklahoma Digital Prairie provides visitors unique digital content spanning more than 100 years of rich, vibrant history from the 46th State. The resource areas found here include documents, photographs, newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters, maps and audio/visual content. Content ranges from the late 1800s to the present day.
Some collections are solely attributed to the work of librarians, archivists and content managers at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL). Others, such as the collections providing citizens access to digitized state government publications and forms, are joint projects between the Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) and ODL.
The unique partnership between these two state agencies furthers the goal of dramatically increasing transparency and citizen access to online resources related to Oklahoma state government.
Oklahoma Digital Prairie will expand in the coming days to guide visitors to even more research tools and information available related to the State of Oklahoma.
The next addition to the Prairie will be an array of research and informational databases. More information on these can be found at the Digital Prairie Databases page.