U.S. Government on the Web : Getting the Information You Need, 2nd Edition
Peter Hernon, one of the country's foremost authorities on government information, and his colleagues explore additional sites, digital reference services, and navigation strategies for effectively accessing and using online government information. Updated with the latest information from the new administration and the 107th Congress, this second edition has been refined with features including a detailed analysis of information policies governing e-government, expanded coverage of the Freedom of Information Act and Web sites devoted to it, directions to sites that provide subject-specific statistics, and more. Visit the Libraries Unlimited Web site at www.lu.com/lu/idu.html for monthly Web address updates.
- Paperback | 405 pages
- 179.3 x 254.5 x 26.7mm | 907.2g
- 15 Jun 2001
- LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC
- Englewood, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
"An excellent introduction and quick reference guide." - Government Information Quarterly "A handy guide to keep at reference desks in almost any type of library." - Journal of Academic Librarianship
About John A. Shuler
Peter Hernon is Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston; editor-in-chief of Journal of Academic Librarianship; founding editor of Government Information Quarterly; co-editor of Library & Information Science Research; and an internationally acclaimed author of numerous books in the area of government information. Robert E. Dugan is Library Director, Mildred F. Sawyer Library, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts. John A. Shuler is Documents Librarian, Department Head, and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago.