ERIC Number: ED187310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Major U.S. Government Publications Systems: A Summary.
Day, Melvin S.
This paper focuses on the two agencies that distribute U.S. Government publications in the largest number and on the greatest range of subjects: the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Similarities and differences in operations are discussed as well as some of the issues surrounding the programs administered by these organizations. (RAO)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Government Printing Office; National Technical Information Service
Note: Paper presented at the Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (45th, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 27-September 1, 1979).