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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:   eBook : 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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Robinson, Judith Schiek, 1947-
Tapping the government grapevine.
Phoenix, Ariz : Oryx Press, 1998
(DLC) 98020618
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Schiek Robinson
ISBN: 9780313097621 0313097623
OCLC Number: 70763709
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 286 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Chap. 1. Introduction to government information resources --
Chap. 2. Access to government information --
Chap. 3. GPO, the mother lode --
Chap. 4. Depository libraries : federal information safety net --
Chap. 5. Bibliographies and indexes --
Chap. 6. Scientific information --
Chap. 7. Patents, trademarks, and copyrights --
Chap. 8. Legislative information services --
Chap. 9. Regulations --
Chap. 10. Executive branch information sources --
Chap. 11. Judicial information sources --
Chap. 12. Statistics --
Chap. 13. Primary and nonprint sources --
Chap. 14. Docs populi : a documents toolkit --
Chap. 15. 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.

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