Government Documents and Reference Services

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Psychology Press, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 288 pages
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This helpful new book discusses access possibilities and policies with regard to government information. New and impending legislation, information on most frequently used and requested sources, and grant writing are some of the topics covered in the comprehensive chapters. Government Documents and Reference Services helps make sense of technical reports, government regulations, patents, and other difficult areas the librarian has to deal with. Reference and technical librarians will find this an indispensable tool to guide them through the intricacies of government document research.
 

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Contents

Access and Advocacy Government
1
Today
8
Tomorrow
14
Information Policy Issues and Access to U
25
Importance of Information Policy Issues
39
THE STRATEGIC DOCUMENT
57
Accessibility and Reference Use of the Depository
71
Pilot Project
82
Comprehensive Collection Development
161
The Most Useful Indexes and Abstracts for Technical
168
Overview and Research Guide
177
Electronic Access
188
Government Publications in Academic Science
193
Location of Documents
199
Uses of Patent Literature
205
A Preliminary Approach
212

Grant Writing Information in Federal Depository
105
Conservation Recreation and the Environment
111
Out of the Fire and into the Frying Pan Hope
125
Patrons
132
Disinformation the Exxon Valdez and the Search
139
Current Issues Seminar
145
Foreign Countries Young Adults and Federal
151
THE TECHNICAL DOCUMENT
155
Getting Started in 1945
218
Vocabulary Mapping of SubjectHeadings of Medical
229
Previous Work Reports B and C
235
Availability and Mutilation of U S Geological Survey
247
THE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT
259
Computerized Access to Government Publications
277
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