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Main Title Fundamentals of government information : mining, finding, evaluating, and using government resources /
Author Forte, Eric J.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Hartnett, Cassandra J.,
Sevetson, Andrea.
Publisher Neal-Schuman Publishers,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 710044961
ISBN 9781555707378; 1555707378
Subjects Government information--United States ; Government publications--United States ; Electronic government information--United States ; Libraries--Special collections--Government publications ; Government publications--Bibliography--Methodology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  ZA5055.U6F67 2011 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/01/2011
Collation xix, 396 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction : the people's information -- How to think like a government documents librarian -- Congress -- Regulations -- Law -- The president -- The executive branch -- Statistical information -- Health information / Ann Glusker -- Education information / Susan Edwards -- Scientific and technical information / Margaret M. Jobe -- Environment and energy information / Jennie Gerke -- Business, economic, and consumer information -- Census -- Historical and archival information. "Introduces librarians, library and information science students, educators, and information seekers of all kinds to the world of government material ... Provides the reader with the following: models and techniques for discover of government information; insight into the popular and research value of government publications; [and] experience acquiring new skills in a simple, sequential manner reinforced by exercises"--Page xv.