Description : The Government Printing Office (GPO) is the principal agent for federal printing. Until recently, the dissemination and sales programs dealt mostly in paper, microfiche, or CD-ROM formats. However, advances in electronic publishing technologies and the availability of government publications on the World Wide Web are affecting paper-based dissemination and sales, and are raising questions about the direction and future of the Federal Depository Library Program. This report: (1) studies the impact of providing documents to the public solely in electronic format, and (2) assesses the feasibility of transferring the depository library program to the Library of Congress. Charts and tables.
Description : Government Publications: Key Papers is a compilation of papers that covers various topics related to government publications. The book presents materials drawn from a variety of sources, such as public domains, book chapters, and periodicals from different countries. The text contains 61 chapters organized into 15 parts; each part covers a specific area, such as sorting and labeling of publications, library systems, reference services, and municipal and state publications. The book dedicates several parts to British, Canadian, and Australian publications. This book will be of great value to individuals who have an interest in government information.
Description : Produced by the increasing interest in Japanese government publications, this book, which is a pioneer in its field, answers a number of questions now being asked by students and researchers