Finding official British Information: Official Publishing in the Digital Age

Finding official British Information: Official Publishing in the Digital Age

by Jane Inman, Howard Picton
     
 
Examining the different bodies that publish official material, this book describes the types of material published, how it is made available and how it is recorded. Finding Official British Information focuses on the digital availability of official information and considers how much is now freely available on the web and how to locate it as well as addressing issues

Overview

Examining the different bodies that publish official material, this book describes the types of material published, how it is made available and how it is recorded. Finding Official British Information focuses on the digital availability of official information and considers how much is now freely available on the web and how to locate it as well as addressing issues of web only publishing. It covers public bodies in the UK and includes publications issued by central and local government as well as the devolved assemblies and the many other organisations that issue official publications.

  • Quick ‘how to find’ section for each area
  • Designed for the non-specialist
  • Covering central and local government, the devolved assemblies and other public bodies in the UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780632926
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/20/2011
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
332
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jane Inman is Communications and Information Manager for the Environment and Economy Directorate, Warwickshire County Council. She is also Chair of the Affiliation of Local Government Information Specialists and serves on the Standing Committee on Official Publications. She writes a regular column on official publishing and contributes material to other publications.
Contributions from Howard Picton.

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