Introduction to United States Government Information Sources

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Libraries Unlimited, 1999 - Political Science - 491 pages
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Thoroughly updating previous editions and reflecting the enormous changes to government information on the Internet, this book guides students through the vast and constantly changing terrain of government information in print and electronic forms. Morehead describes administrative machinery and information systems of the Government Printing Office (GPO); introduces general checklists, indexes, and guides to government information; describes the Congress and intrinsic sources that comprise the legislative process; and details many other government publications.

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Contents

1 THE TRANSFORMATION
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GOVERNMENT INFORMATION ISSUES
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2 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
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JOE MOREHEAD, Professor, School of Information Science and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, received the first CIS/GODORT/ALA Documents to the People Award in 1977, the James Bennett Childs Award in 1989, and the Isadore Gilbert Mudge R. R. Bowker Award.

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