Shut Down but not Shut Out
The New York Times looks at the fates of different employees of government agencies.
The Washington Post has a more comprehensive list of agencies and links to their contingency plans. The Post's Wonkblog provides more details and some historical context.
USA.gov summarizes the effects of the shutdown here, and will be updated as needed.
Many .gov websites are unavailable, including those for the Census and the Library of Congress. Others, like the one for Bureau of Labor Statistics is running, but not being updated, and some, such as the Patent and Trademark Office and the Internal Revenue Service are doing their online business as usual, at least for the moment
As always, if you are having difficulty finding government information, give Reference Services a call at 720 865-1363. As the home of DPL's government documents depository, we may have some print sources or other work-arounds for shut-down information sources.