Using Government Information Sources / Edition 3

Using Government Information Sources / Edition 3

by Jean Sears, Marilyn K. Moody
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573562882

ISBN-13: 9781573562881

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

In the six years since the second edition of the bestselling Oryx information guide, Using Government Information Sources, was published, a lot has changed in the searching process. Much government information is now found exclusively on the Internet and there are many more print resources available. The new third edition, by Jean L. Sears and Marlyn K.

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Overview

In the six years since the second edition of the bestselling Oryx information guide, Using Government Information Sources, was published, a lot has changed in the searching process. Much government information is now found exclusively on the Internet and there are many more print resources available. The new third edition, by Jean L. Sears and Marlyn K. Moody, is the extensively revised edition of this popular and useful title. Designed for beginning as well as experienced researchers, this resource will guide users to the best government information sources both print and electronic. Each chapter is grouped into four search strategy categories: the subject search, the agency search, the statistical search, and special techniques. New to this edition is a chapter on Housing and Construction Statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573562881
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Search Strategy and Government Information Sources

The Basics of Searching

The Subject Search

Foreign Policy

Foreign Countries

Occupations and Jobs

Selling to the Government

Business Aids

Directories

Tax Information

Travel Information

Audiovisual Information

Copyright Information

Climate

Elections

Maps

Genealogy

Agriculture

Health

Education

Geology

Environment

Astronomy and Space

The Agency Search

Government Programs and Grants

Regulations and Administrative Actions

Administrative Decisions

The President

The Statistical Search

Population Statistics

Vital Statistics

Economic Indicators

Business and Industry Statistics

Housing and Construction Statistics

Income

Earnings

Employment

Prices

Consumer Expenditures

Foreign Trade Statistics

Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics

Defense and Military Statistics

Energy Statistics

Projections

State and Local Government Statistcs

Transportation Statistics

Special Techniques

Legislative History

Judical Reports

Budget Analysis

Treaties

Technical Reports

Patents and Trademarks

Standards and Specifications

Historical Searches

National Archives

Appendix: Selected Nongovernment Addresses

Index

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