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Tapping the government grapevine : the user friendly guide to U.S. Government information sources

Tapping the government grapevine : the user friendly guide to U.S. Government information sources

Author: Judith Schiek Robinson
Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz : Oryx Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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More than 90 percent of this edition contains new material. The focus on government Web sites is interwoven into the traditional documents knowledge base: genres of government documentation, access options, and agency concentrations. It includes electronic resources, publications, maps, audiovisuals, archival collections and museums, as well as some of the personalities, events, and ironies behind them. Chapters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Directory
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, Judith Schiek, 1947-
Tapping the government grapevine.
Phoenix, Ariz : Oryx Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605398766
Online version:
Robinson, Judith Schiek, 1947-
Tapping the government grapevine.
Phoenix, Ariz : Oryx Press, 1998
(OCoLC)608584827
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Schiek Robinson
ISBN: 1573560243 9781573560245
OCLC Number: 39195318
Description: viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction to government information resources --
Access to government information --
GPO, the mother lode --
Depository libraries : federal information safety net --
Bibliographies and indexes --
Scientific information --
Patents, trademarks, and copyrights --
Legislative information sources --
Regulations --
Executive branch information sources --
Judicial information sources --
Statistics --
Primary and nonprint sources --
Docs populi : a documents toolkit --
Foreign and international documents / Karen F. Smith --
Appendix 1. Publishers' addresses and Web sites --
Appendix 2. Citation signposts --
Appendix 3. Answers to exercises --
Appendix 4. Abbreviations and popular names --
Appendix 5. Internet addresses --
Appendix 6. Tips for searching old GRA & I issues --
Index.
Responsibility: by Judith Schiek Robinson.

Abstract:

More than 90 percent of this edition contains new material. The focus on government Web sites is interwoven into the traditional documents knowledge base: genres of government documentation, access options, and agency concentrations. It includes electronic resources, publications, maps, audiovisuals, archival collections and museums, as well as some of the personalities, events, and ironies behind them. Chapters feature search and access tips, quick-reference tables, information boxes, and illustrations.
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