ERIC Number: ED395593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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Introduction to United States Government Information Sources. Fifth Edition. Library and Information Science Text Series.
This book seeks to provide an account of general and specialized sources, in print and non-print formats, that comprise the bibliographic and textual structure of federal government information. This particular edition endeavors to update and broaden discussion of government information available electronically via the Internet. Chapters are: (1) "Public Access in the Electronic Age"; (2) "Government Printing Office Programs and Services"; (3) "Depository Library System"; (4) "General Catalogs, Indexes, Bibliographies, and Selected Reference Sources"; (5) "Legislative Branch Information Sources"; (6) "The Presidency"; (7) "Administrative Law: Regulations and Decisions"; (8) "Legal Sources of Information"; (9) "Statistical Sources"; (10) "Technical Report Literature and Related Research Sources"; and (11) "Geographic Information Sources." A personal name index, a title/series index, and a subject index are included. (BEW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Bibliographies, Cartography, Depository Libraries, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government Publications, Indexes, Information Sources, Internet, Maps, Nonprint Media, Presidents of the United States, Research Reports, Statistical Data
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers: Geographic Information Systems; Government Information; Government Printing Office; Legal Information; Legislative History