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Local and regional government information : how to find it, how to use it

Author: Mary Martin
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: How to find it, how to use it.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Local and regional government information is essential to government workers, corporate researchers, students, and many other citizens, but finding a city ordinance or a county report can be a daunting experience. This unique, time-saving, and easy-to-use reference guide provides strategies for locating local and regionl government information and what to look for, how and where to look, and what to expect."--BOOK  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Martin
ISBN: 1573564125 9781573564120
OCLC Number: 52942841
Description: xiv, 239 p. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Access to local government information / Mary Martin and Richard Gause --
Ch. 2. Forms of local government structure / Marianne Mason --
Ch. 3. Municipal, county, and regional government archives / Suzann Holland --
Ch. 4. Finding local government information in general indexes and bibliographies / Harriet Semmes Alexander --
Ch. 5. Finding information on municipal and county codes / Mary Martin --
Ch. 6. Finding local government administrative sources / Denise Johnson --
Ch. 7. Finding information on local courts / Mary Martin --
Ch. 8. Finding local census information / Mary Martin --
Ch. 9. Local government resources on genealogy / Mary Martin --
Ch. 10. Finding information on local health services / Maria Carpenter and Marie-Lise Shams --
Ch. 11. Finding information on crime and criminals / Michael J. Kaminski and Dan Stanton --
Ch. 12. Finding local government map resources / Mary Martin --
Ch. 13. Finding information on parks and museums / Ann Ellis and Joan Goodbody --
Ch. 14. How to find local governmental information on education / Mary Martin --
Ch. 15. Finding environmental information / Darcy Carrizales and Jim Church --
Ch. 16. Planning and zoning / Shawn W. Nicholson and Brian W. Rossmann --
Ch. 17. Finding information on transportation and public works / Mark Anderson and Mark Gilman --
Ch. 18. Budgets, taxes, and revenue sources / Anna Levy and Deborah Mongeau --
Ch. 19. Small business loans, grants, and financial assistance / Sherry Engle Moeller.
Series Title: How to find it, how to use it.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Martin.

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