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U.S. Federal Documents

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References: U.S. Federal


Books Aluri, Rao and Judith S. Robinson. A guide to US government scientific and technical resources. Libraries Unlimited Inc. l983.
Association of Research Libraries. Technology & U.S. government information policies: catalysts for new partnership: report of the Task Force on Government Information in Electronic Format. Association of Research Libraries, October l987.

Biennial report to congress on the status of GPO Access, 1997 to date.

Boyd, Anne and R. Rips. United States government publications. H. W. Wilson, l949.

Downey, James A. U.S. federal official publications: the international dimension (Guides to official publications, v. 2l, Pergamon Press, l981.

Fry, Bernard M. and P. Hernon, ed. Government publications: key papers. Pergamon Press, l98l. (Guides to official publications, volume 8)

Hernon, Edward. Locating United States government information: a guide to sources. William S. Hein, l983.

Gidiere, P. The federal information manual: how the government collects, manages, and discloses information under the FOIA and other statutes. American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. 2006.

GPO’s future direction and future system. USGP. 2004.

Hernon, Peter, ed. Collection development and publication access of government documents: proceedings of the first annual library Government Documents and Information Conference. Meckler Publishing, l982.

Hernon, Peter, ed. Communicating public access to government information: proceedings of the second annual Library Government Documents and Information Conference. Meckler Publishing, l983.

Hernon, Peter, ed. Depository library programs for government publications, Drexel University, l98l. (Drexel library quarterly special issue).

Hernon, Peter and G.R. Purcell. Developing collections of U.S government publications (Foundations in library and information science, v. l2) JAI Press, l982.

Hernon, Peter and C.R. McClure. Federal information policies in the l980s: conflicts and issues. Ablex Publishing, l987.

Hernon, Peter, ed. New technology and documents librarianship: proceedings of the third annual Library Government Documents and Information Conference. Mechler Publishing, l983.

Hernon, Peter and C.R. McClure. Public access to government information: issues, trends, and strategies. 2nd ed. Ablex Publishing, l988. (Libraries and information science series).

Hernon, Peter, and others. U.S. government on the Web: getting the information you need. 3rd ed. Libraries Unlimited. 2003.

McClure, Charles R. and P. Hernon. Improving the quality of reference service for government publications (ALA studies in librarianship l0). American Library Association, l983.

McClure, Charles R. and P. Hernon G. Purcell. Linking the U.S. National Technical Information Service with academic and public libraries. Ablex Publishing, l986.

McClure, Charles, ed. Special issue symposium on the US Office of Technology Assessment report: informing the nation: federal information dissemination in an electronic age. JAI Press, l989 (in Government information quarterly, volume 6, number 2, l989)

Mann, Wendy and Theresa McDevitt, ed. government publications unmasked; teaching government information resources in the 21st century. Library Instruction Publications. 2003

Morehead, Joe. Introduction to United States government information sources. 3rd ed. Unlimited, l999.

Morehead, Joe. Essays on public documents and government policies. Haworth Press, l986.

O'Hara, Frederick J. A guide to publications of the executive branch. Pierian Press, l979.

Schmeckbier, Lawrence F. and R. Eastin. Government publications and their use. 2nd rev. ed. Brookings Institution, l969.

Schorr, Alan E. Federal documents librarianship l879-l987. Juneau, Alaska, The Denali Press, l988.

Solve, Daniel. The digital person: technology and privacy in the information age.
New York University Press, 2004.

Government Documents

Government documents sources include congressional committee hearings, committee prints, committee reports, Congressional Research Service publications, and the reports of the General Accountability Office (GAO).

U.S. Government Printing Office. GPO Access

U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Comprehensive assessment of public information dissemination. The Commission. 2001.

U.S. Office of Technology Assessment. Informing the nation: federal information dissemination in an electronic age, Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, l988.

Periodicals and Indexes

Government periodicals index, 2000 to current. LexisNexis

Index to U.S. government periodicals, vol. l (l970)- 1987. Infodata International Inc. (quarterly)

Documents to the people, vol. l (l972) to date. American Library Association, Government Documents Roundtable. (quarterly)

Government publications review, vol. l (l973/74)-1993. Pergamon Press (bimonthly)

Government information quarterly, vol. l (l984) to date. JAI Press Inc.
Microform review, vol. l (l972) to data. JAI Press Inc. (quarterly)

Journal of government information; an international review of policy, issues, and resources, 1994-


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