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ERIC Number: ED437046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 491
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Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56308-735-9
Introduction to United States Government Information Sources. Sixth Edition. Library and Information Science Text Series.
Morehead, Joe
This book provides an account of the general and specialized sources, in print and non-print formats, that make up the bibliographic and textual structure of federal government information. This edition has been revised to reflect the many changes that have occurred in the production and dissemination of government products within the last five years of the final decade of the twentieth century. Chapters are: (1) "The Transformation of Government Information"; (2) "Government Printing Office Programs and Services"; (3) "The Federal Depository Library Program"; (4) "General Finding Aids and Selected Reference Sources"; (5) "Legislative Branch Information Sources"; (6) "The Presidency"; (7) "Administrative Law: Regulations and Decisions"; (8) "Legal Information Sources"; (9)"Statistical Sources"; (10) "Intellectual Property"; (11) "Selected Departments and Agencies by Function"; and (12) "Geographic Information Sources." An appendix presents a chronology of primary source materials for the impeachment and trial of President William J. Clinton. A title/series index and a subject/name index are included. (AEF)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Language: English
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