Using Government Information Sources / Edition 3

Using Government Information Sources / Edition 3

by Jean Sears, Marilyn K. Moody
     
 

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

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Third Edition
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Search Strategy and Government Information Sources5
Ch. 3The Basics of Searching10
The Subject Search23
Ch. 4Foreign Policy25
Ch. 5Foreign Countries35
Ch. 6Occupations and Jobs42
Ch. 7Selling to the Government50
Ch. 8Business Aids58
Ch. 9Directories64
Ch. 10Tax Information70
Ch. 11Travel Information77
Ch. 12Audiovisual Information84
Ch. 13Copyright Information88
Ch. 14Climate91
Ch. 15Elections102
Ch. 16Maps111
Ch. 17Genealogy119
Ch. 18Agriculture128
Ch. 19Health141
Ch. 20Education160
Ch. 21Geology174
Ch. 22Environment181
Ch. 23Astronomy and Space195
The Agency Search201
Ch. 24Government Programs and Grants203
Ch. 25Regulations and Administrative Actions215
Ch. 26Administrative Decisions225
Ch. 27The President232
The Statistical Search243
Ch. 28Population Statistics245
Ch. 29Vital Statistics261
Ch. 30Economic Indicators271
Ch. 31Business and Industry Statistics279
Ch. 32Housing and Construction Statistics297
Ch. 33Income308
Ch. 34Earnings318
Ch. 35Employment328
Ch. 36Prices338
Ch. 37Consumer Expenditures345
Ch. 38Foreign Trade Statistics352
Ch. 39Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics364
Ch. 40Defense and Military Statistics373
Ch. 41Energy Statistics380
Ch. 42Projections389
Ch. 43State and Local Government Statistics395
Ch. 44Transportation Statistics403
Special Techniques419
Ch. 45Legislative History421
Ch. 46Judicial Reports433
Ch. 47Budget Analysis439
Ch. 48Treaties446
Ch. 49Technical Reports455
Ch. 50Patents and Trademarks463
Ch. 51Standards and Specifications476
Ch. 52Historical Searches482
Ch. 53National Archives502
App.: Selected Nongovernment Addresses511
Index517

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