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The Resource U.S. Government on the Web : getting the information you need, Peter Hernon, John A. Shuler, and Robert E. Dugan

U.S. Government on the Web : getting the information you need, Peter Hernon, John A. Shuler, and Robert E. Dugan

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U.S. Government on the Web : getting the information you need
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U.S. Government on the Web
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getting the information you need
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Peter Hernon, John A. Shuler, and Robert E. Dugan
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  • United States Government on the Web
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A reliable road map to a vast and diverse field of information, this essential and up-to-date reference and guide goes beyond a static directory approach, placing government information resources within the context of key issues and government structure to give users a clear understanding of the U.S. government publications available online. The authors discuss all three branches of the government and the types of information resources they disseminate
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Hernon, Peter
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.H47 1999
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1952-
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  • Shuler, John A
  • Dugan, Robert E.
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  • Electronic government information
  • Web sites
  • Electronic government information
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U.S. Government on the Web : getting the information you need, Peter Hernon, John A. Shuler, and Robert E. Dugan
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Contents
  • p. 5.
  • p. 39.
  • Government Information Locator Service
  • p. 41.
  • Development of a Web Welcome Mat
  • p. 42.
  • General Search Engines and Internet Portals
  • p. 42.
  • More "Targeted" Search Engines
  • p. 44.
  • DOTbot
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • p. 44.
  • Federal Web Locator
  • p. 44.
  • FedWorld
  • p. 45.
  • GovBot
  • p. 45.
  • GPO Access
  • p. 45.
  • RAMS FIE
  • p. 6.
  • p. 47.
  • THOMAS
  • p. 47.
  • Yahoo!
  • p. 47.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Executive Branch
  • p. 51.
  • Department of Agriculture
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • The
  • Department's Research, Education, and Economics Agencies
  • p. 51.
  • Farm Service Agency
  • p. 53.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 53.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • p. 53.
  • Department of Commerce
  • Privacy Act
  • p. 53.
  • Bureau of Export Administration
  • p. 53.
  • Information Infrastructure Task Force
  • p. 54.
  • International Trade Administration
  • p. 54.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • p. 54.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • p. 7.
  • p. 54.
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • p. 55.
  • Department of Defense
  • p. 55.
  • Department of Education
  • p. 56.
  • Department of Energy
  • p. 57.
  • Energy Information Administration
  • The
  • p. 58.
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • p. 58.
  • Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
  • p. 58.
  • Office of Environment, Safety and Health
  • p. 59.
  • Office of Science
  • p. 59.
  • Southwestern Power Administration
  • Web versus Secrecy
  • p. 59.
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • p. 59.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • p. 60.
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • p. 60.
  • Health Care Financing Administration
  • p. 61.
  • National Institutes of Health
  • p. 8.
  • p. 61.
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • p. 61.
  • Office of Lead Hazard Control
  • p. 62.
  • Public and Indian Housing Agencies
  • p. 62.
  • Department of the Interior
  • p. 62.
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Web Sites Do Not Convey "Official" Information
  • p. 63.
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • p. 63.
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • p. 63.
  • Minerals Management Service
  • p. 64.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 64.
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Chapter 1.
  • p. 8.
  • p. 64.
  • Office of Surface Mining
  • p. 65.
  • Department of Justice
  • p. 65.
  • Crime Mapping Research Center
  • p. 66.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • p. 66.
  • Department of Labor
  • Archival Sources
  • p. 66.
  • Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses
  • p. 67.
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • p. 67.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • p. 67.
  • Department of State
  • p. 67.
  • Department of Transportation
  • p. 9.
  • p. 70.
  • Department of Treasury
  • p. 70.
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • p. 71.
  • U.S. Customs Service
  • p. 71.
  • U.S. Mint
  • p. 71.
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Loss of the Historical Record
  • p. 71.
  • United States Secret Service
  • p. 72.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • p. 72.
  • White House
  • p. 72.
  • Executive Office of the President
  • p. 72.
  • Council of Economic Advisors
  • p. 10.
  • p. 72.
  • Council on Environmental Quality
  • p. 73.
  • National Security Council
  • p. 73.
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • p. 73.
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • p. 73.
  • Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Electronic-Mail Messages
  • p. 74.
  • Office of the United States Trade Representative
  • p. 74.
  • Other
  • p. 74.
  • National Coordination Office for Computing, Information, and Communications
  • p. 74.
  • Office of the First Lady
  • p. 75.
  • Chapter 5.
  • p. 11.
  • Independent Establishments and Quasi-Government Agencies
  • p. 83.
  • Aeronautics, Space Flight, and Space Research
  • p. 84.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • p. 84.
  • Africa
  • p. 85.
  • The
  • African Development Foundation
  • Copyright
  • p. 85.
  • Agriculture
  • p. 85.
  • Farm Credit Administration
  • p. 85.
  • The
  • Americas
  • p. 86.
  • The
  • Inter-American Foundation
  • p. 11.
  • p. 86.
  • Arms Control and Disarmament
  • p. 86.
  • United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • p. 86.
  • Banking
  • p. 86.
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • p. 86.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Free or Fee
  • p. 87.
  • Federal Reserve System
  • p. 87.
  • National Credit Union Administration
  • p. 88.
  • Civil Legal Assistance
  • p. 88.
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • p. 88.
  • Civil Rights
  • Government Information and Its Importance
  • p. 12.
  • p. 89.
  • U.S. Civil Rights Commission
  • p. 89.
  • Communications Markets
  • p. 89.
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • p. 89.
  • Community Service
  • p. 90.
  • Corporation for National Service
  • Clarity of the Written Word
  • p. 90.
  • Consumerism
  • p. 90.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • p. 90.
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • p. 90.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • p. 90.
  • Federal Maritime Commission
  • p. 12.
  • p. 91.
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • p. 91.
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • p. 91.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • p. 91.
  • Trade and Development Agency
  • p. 91.
  • United States International Trade Commission
  • Online Souvenir Shop
  • p. 92.
  • Elections (Presidential and Congressional)
  • p. 92.
  • Federal Election Commission
  • p. 92.
  • Emergency Assistance/Preparation
  • p. 93.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • p. 93.
  • Employment
  • p. 13.
  • p. 93.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • p. 93.
  • Energy
  • p. 94.
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • p. 94.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • p. 94.
  • Environment
  • Chapter 2.
  • p. 96.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 96.
  • Federal Employment
  • p. 97.
  • Federal Labor Relations Authority
  • p. 97.
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • p. 97.
  • Office of Government Ethics
  • Government: Structure and Types of Publications
  • p. 97.
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • p. 98.
  • Office of Special Counsel
  • p. 98.
  • Foreign Economic Development and Humanitarian Assistance
  • p. 99.
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • p. 99.
  • Historic Preservation
  • p. 19.
  • p. 99.
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • p. 99.
  • Humanities
  • p. 100.
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • p. 100.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • p. 100.
  • Intelligence Community
  • Legislative Branch
  • p. 100.
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • p. 100.
  • Knowledge Diffusion
  • p. 102.
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • p. 102.
  • Labor Relations
  • p. 103.
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • p. 19.
  • p. 103.
  • Libraries and Museums
  • p. 103.
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • p. 103.
  • National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
  • p. 103.
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • p. 104.
  • Managing Government Property
  • p. 1.
  • Executive Branch
  • p. 104.
  • General Services Administration
  • p. 104.
  • Managing Government Records
  • p. 105.
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • p. 105.
  • Mediation
  • p. 108.
  • National Mediation Board
  • p. 25.
  • p. 108.
  • Mutual Understanding with People of Other Countries
  • p. 109.
  • United States Information Agency
  • p. 109.
  • Voice of America
  • p. 109.
  • Nuclear Health and Safety
  • p. 109.
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
  • Judicial Branch
  • p. 109.
  • Pension Plans
  • p. 110.
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • p. 110.
  • People with Disabilities
  • p. 110.
  • United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
  • p. 110.
  • Postal Service
  • p. 26.
  • p. 110.
  • Postal Rate Commission
  • p. 110.
  • United States Postal Service
  • p. 111.
  • Railroad Travel and Workers
  • p. 111.
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation
  • p. 111.
  • Science and Engineering
  • Complexity of the Structure
  • p. 111.
  • National Science Foundation
  • p. 111.
  • Security Markets
  • p. 112.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • p. 112.
  • Selective Service (for Military)
  • p. 112.
  • Selective Service System
  • p. 26.
  • p. 112.
  • Small Business Interests
  • p. 113.
  • Small Business Administration
  • p. 113.
  • Social Security
  • p. 113.
  • Social Security Administration
  • p. 113.
  • Transportation
  • Types of Publications
  • p. 114.
  • The
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • p. 114.
  • Work Place
  • p. 115.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • p. 115.
  • World Peace and Friendship
  • p. 115.
  • p. 26.
  • Peace Corps
  • p. 115.
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • p. 116.
  • Chapter 6.
  • Legislative Branch
  • p. 123.
  • Congressional Directory
  • p. 125.
  • THOMAS
  • Bills and Resolutions
  • p. 125.
  • House of Representatives
  • p. 126.
  • Standing Committees
  • p. 127.
  • Office of the Clerk
  • p. 130.
  • Speaker of the House
  • p. 131.
  • Office of the Majority Leader
  • p. 28.
  • p. 131.
  • Office of the Majority Whip
  • p. 131.
  • Democratic Whip
  • p. 131.
  • Office of Inspector General
  • p. 131.
  • Caucuses
  • p. 131
  • Definitions: Publication, Information, Data, and Records
  • Bulletins
  • p. 28.
  • Catalogs
  • p. 29.
  • Circulars, Directives, Rules, and Regulations
  • p. 29.
  • Decisions and Opinions
  • p. 30.
  • Directories
  • p. 30.
  • p. 2.
  • Flyers, Brochures, Booklets, Pamphlets, and Fact Sheets
  • p. 30.
  • Forms
  • p. 30.
  • Handbooks, Manuals, and Guides
  • p. 30.
  • Hearings
  • p. 30.
  • Journals and Proceedings
  • p. 31.
  • Why is Government "Informational Matter" So Important?
  • Laws
  • p. 31.
  • Maps, Atlases, and Charts
  • p. 31.
  • Monographs
  • p. 31.
  • Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings
  • p. 31.
  • Patents
  • p. 32.
  • p. 5.
  • Periodicals, Newspapers, and Newsletters
  • p. 32.
  • Photographs and Images
  • p. 32.
  • Proceedings of Symposia, etc
  • p. 32.
  • Public Notices and News Releases
  • p. 33.
  • Reports
  • p. 33.
  • General Issues to Be Aware of When Using Government "Informational Matter" and Government Web Sites
  • Statistics
  • p. 33.
  • Technical Documentation
  • p. 34.
  • Treaties and International Agreements
  • p. 34.
  • Key Publications
  • p. 34.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Search Engines: Negotiating the Information Maze
  • p. 136.
  • Examples of Fee-based and Subscription Services
  • p. 181.
  • Chapter 8.
  • Statistics
  • p. 189.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • p. 190.
  • STAT-USA
  • p. 191.
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Joint Committee on the Library of Congress
  • p. 191.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • p. 192.
  • The
  • Data Button
  • p. 192.
  • Regional Information
  • p. 193.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • p. 193.
  • p. 137.
  • Economic Census
  • p. 196.
  • Demographic and Economic Surveys
  • p. 197.
  • CenStats and CenStore
  • p. 197.
  • Census Briefs
  • p. 198.
  • Map Gallery
  • p. 198.
  • Joint Committee on Taxation
  • Citation Patterns for Web-based Census Files
  • p. 198.
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • p. 199.
  • "What's New"
  • p. 200.
  • Office of Airline Information
  • p. 200.
  • Economic Research Service
  • p. 201.
  • p. 137.
  • Energy Information Administration
  • p. 202.
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • p. 203.
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • p. 203.
  • National Center for Education Statistics
  • p. 205.
  • National Center for Health Statistics
  • p. 206.
  • Support Agencies
  • Other
  • p. 207.
  • Chapter 9.
  • One-Stop Shopping
  • p. 211.
  • Government Blue Pages
  • p. 211.
  • Access America: Showcasing Information Technology
  • p. 212.
  • Statistics
  • p. 137.
  • p. 212.
  • White House Briefing Rooms
  • p. 213.
  • FEDSTATS
  • p. 215.
  • Free Educational Resources
  • p. 216.
  • FEDIX
  • p. 217.
  • Federal Information Center
  • Architect of the Capitol
  • p. 218.
  • Government Information Xchange
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Information and Services
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Information Center
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Gateway
  • p. 222.
  • Health-Related Issues
  • p. 137.
  • p. 223.
  • Business Information, Services, and Transactions
  • p. 224.
  • Recreation
  • p. 227.
  • Chapter 10.
  • Government Web-based Services
  • p. 231.
  • White House
  • p. 231.
  • Congressional Budget Office
  • Government Printing Office's Pathway Services
  • p. 232.
  • National Partnership for Reinventing Government
  • p. 233.
  • Education
  • p. 236.
  • Electronic Government
  • p. 237.
  • Health Care
  • p. 238.
  • The
  • p. 137.
  • Nonprofit Sector
  • p. 239.
  • Postal Services
  • p. 239.
  • Selective Service Registration
  • p. 239.
  • Chapter 11.
  • Maps and Geographic Information Systems
  • p. 243.
  • Mapping Agencies
  • General Accounting Office
  • p. 246.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 247.
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency
  • p. 249.
  • National Ocean Service
  • p. 250.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 258.
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • p. 137.
  • p. 260.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 260.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 261.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • p. 261.
  • Agencies with Online Geographic Information Systems
  • p. 261.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Government Printing Office
  • p. 262.
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • p. 263.
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • p. 263.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 264.
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • p. 265.
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • p. 139.
  • p. 265.
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • p. 265.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 266.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • p. 266.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 267.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • The
  • p. 267.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 267.
  • Federal Geographic Data Committee
  • p. 268.
  • Chapter 12.
  • Selected Subjects
  • p. 277.
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
  • p. 278.
  • John C. Stennis Center for Public Service
  • Electronic Commerce
  • p. 279.
  • Financial Aid
  • p. 280.
  • Genealogy
  • p. 280.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • p. 280.
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • p. 281.
  • p. 140.
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • p. 281.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 282.
  • Other
  • p. 282.
  • Grant-Seeking and Contracting Opportunities
  • p. 282.
  • Patents and Trademarks
  • p. 285.
  • Library of Congress
  • Rules and Regulations
  • p. 286.
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • p. 286.
  • Federal Register
  • p. 287.
  • Chapter 13.
  • Web Pages for Kids
  • p. 293.
  • Aeronautics, Space Flight, and Astronomy
  • p. 140.
  • p. 298.
  • NASA Frequently-Asked Questions
  • p. 298.
  • NASA Multimedia Gallery
  • p. 298.
  • StarChild
  • p. 298.
  • Agriculture
  • p. 298.
  • CYFERNet Kid's Space
  • Senate
  • Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
  • p. 298.
  • USDA-NASS Kids Page
  • p. 298.
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • p. 299.
  • FDA Kids
  • p. 299.
  • For Kids Only
  • p. 299.
  • Girl Power!
  • p. 146.
  • p. 299.
  • The
  • Arts
  • p. 299.
  • ARTSEDGE
  • p. 299.
  • Business and Finance
  • p. 300.
  • Learning Bank
  • p. 300.
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • OPIC for Kids
  • p. 300.
  • Treasury's Page for Kids
  • p. 300.
  • Career Planning
  • p. 301.
  • Jobs for Kids Who Like
  • p. 301.
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • p. 301.
  • p. 146.
  • CPSC
  • p. 301.
  • Coping with Natural Disasters
  • p. 301.
  • FEMA for Kids
  • p. 301.
  • Criminal Justice
  • p. 301.
  • FBI Kids and Youth Educational Page
  • p. 301.
  • Office of Technology Assessment
  • Justice for Kids & Youth
  • p. 301.
  • Engraving and Printing
  • p. 302.
  • B.E.P. Kid's Page
  • p. 302.
  • Environment
  • p. 302.
  • Especially for Kids
  • p. 302.
  • p. 147.
  • Explorer's Club
  • p. 302.
  • Kids on the Web
  • p. 303.
  • Kids' Page
  • p. 303.
  • Woodsy Owl
  • p. 303.
  • Intelligence Community
  • p. 304.
  • Some Non-Government Web Sites
  • CIA for Kids
  • p. 304.
  • Law
  • p. 304.
  • KidLaw
  • p. 304.
  • Labor
  • p. 304.
  • DOL K-12
  • p. 304.
  • p. 147.
  • Maps, Geography, and Earth Sciences
  • p. 304.
  • Learning Web
  • p. 304.
  • TerraWeb
  • p. 305.
  • Military
  • p. 305.
  • Air Force Link Jr.
  • p. 305.
  • CAPWEB
  • Mining
  • p. 305.
  • Kids' Page
  • p. 305.
  • Museums
  • p. 305.
  • A
  • Kids Guide to the Smithsonian
  • p. 305.
  • Native American Customs, Culture, and Traditions
  • p. 147.
  • p. 306.
  • Planet Youth
  • p. 306.
  • Ocean and Coastline
  • p. 307.
  • Interesting Facts from NOAA
  • p. 307.
  • Kids' Corner
  • p. 307.
  • Postal Service
  • p. 133.
  • FedNet
  • p. 307.
  • Send a Message
  • p. 307.
  • Resource Management
  • p. 307.
  • MMS Kids Page
  • p. 307.
  • Science and Technology
  • p. 308.
  • ESTEEM
  • p. 147.
  • p. 308.
  • FDA Kids
  • p. 309.
  • National Science & Technology Week: Just for Kids
  • p. 309.
  • Our Technology Heritage
  • p. 309.
  • Sci4Kids
  • p. 309.
  • Social Studies
  • The
  • p. 309.
  • Digital Diplomacy for Students
  • p. 309.
  • The
  • Exhibit Hall
  • p. 310.
  • Kids Next Door
  • p. 310.
  • The
  • White House for Kids
  • Hill
  • p. 310.
  • Presidents of the United States
  • p. 310.
  • YouthlinK
  • p. 310.
  • Transportation
  • p. 311.
  • Education, Career Development, and Safety Awareness
  • p. 311.
  • Especially for Kids and Teens
  • p. 147.
  • p. 311.
  • Wildlife in Captivity
  • p. 311.
  • Welcome to the National Zoo
  • p. 311.
  • Chapter 14.
  • Web Browser Hardware and Software
  • p. 315.
  • Hardware
  • p. 315.
  • The
  • Web Browser Basics
  • p. 318.
  • Web Browser and Viewers
  • p. 320.
  • Staying Current
  • p. 323
  • New York Times: Congressional Guide
  • p. 148.
  • Roll Call
  • p. 148.
  • Other
  • Federal Government Budget
  • p. 148.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Judiciary Branch
  • p. 157.
  • Administration of the U.S. Courts
  • p. 159.
  • The
  • Legal System: Reference and Research Aids
  • p. 160.
  • p. 136.
  • Law Schools (Examples)
  • p. 160.
  • Other General Web Sites
  • p. 164.
  • Library of Congress
  • p. 164.
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • p. 165.
  • Court Decisions and Other Resources
  • p. 165.
  • Joint Committees (of Both Chambers)
  • Circuit Courts
  • p. 167.
  • Office of the Chief Executive: United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit
  • p. 168.
  • Armed Forces
  • p. 169.
  • District Courts
  • p. 169.
  • Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
  • p. 174.
  • p. 136.
  • Bankruptcy Courts
  • p. 174.
  • Specialized Courts
  • p. 178.
  • Administrative Bodies
  • p. 179.
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • p. 180.
  • United States Sentencing Commission
  • p. 180.
  • Joint Economic Committee
  • Other Sources
  • p. 180.
  • FindLaw
  • p. 180.
  • Law Journal Extra!
  • p. 180.
  • FedLaw
  • p. 180.
  • CataLaw
  • p. 181.
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xxiii, 349 pages
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U.S. Government on the Web : getting the information you need, Peter Hernon, John A. Shuler, and Robert E. Dugan
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Contents
  • p. 5.
  • p. 39.
  • Government Information Locator Service
  • p. 41.
  • Development of a Web Welcome Mat
  • p. 42.
  • General Search Engines and Internet Portals
  • p. 42.
  • More "Targeted" Search Engines
  • p. 44.
  • DOTbot
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • p. 44.
  • Federal Web Locator
  • p. 44.
  • FedWorld
  • p. 45.
  • GovBot
  • p. 45.
  • GPO Access
  • p. 45.
  • RAMS FIE
  • p. 6.
  • p. 47.
  • THOMAS
  • p. 47.
  • Yahoo!
  • p. 47.
  • Chapter 4.
  • Executive Branch
  • p. 51.
  • Department of Agriculture
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • The
  • Department's Research, Education, and Economics Agencies
  • p. 51.
  • Farm Service Agency
  • p. 53.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 53.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • p. 53.
  • Department of Commerce
  • Privacy Act
  • p. 53.
  • Bureau of Export Administration
  • p. 53.
  • Information Infrastructure Task Force
  • p. 54.
  • International Trade Administration
  • p. 54.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • p. 54.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • p. 7.
  • p. 54.
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • p. 55.
  • Department of Defense
  • p. 55.
  • Department of Education
  • p. 56.
  • Department of Energy
  • p. 57.
  • Energy Information Administration
  • The
  • p. 58.
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • p. 58.
  • Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
  • p. 58.
  • Office of Environment, Safety and Health
  • p. 59.
  • Office of Science
  • p. 59.
  • Southwestern Power Administration
  • Web versus Secrecy
  • p. 59.
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • p. 59.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • p. 60.
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • p. 60.
  • Health Care Financing Administration
  • p. 61.
  • National Institutes of Health
  • p. 8.
  • p. 61.
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • p. 61.
  • Office of Lead Hazard Control
  • p. 62.
  • Public and Indian Housing Agencies
  • p. 62.
  • Department of the Interior
  • p. 62.
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Web Sites Do Not Convey "Official" Information
  • p. 63.
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • p. 63.
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • p. 63.
  • Minerals Management Service
  • p. 64.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 64.
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Chapter 1.
  • p. 8.
  • p. 64.
  • Office of Surface Mining
  • p. 65.
  • Department of Justice
  • p. 65.
  • Crime Mapping Research Center
  • p. 66.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • p. 66.
  • Department of Labor
  • Archival Sources
  • p. 66.
  • Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses
  • p. 67.
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • p. 67.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • p. 67.
  • Department of State
  • p. 67.
  • Department of Transportation
  • p. 9.
  • p. 70.
  • Department of Treasury
  • p. 70.
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • p. 71.
  • U.S. Customs Service
  • p. 71.
  • U.S. Mint
  • p. 71.
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Loss of the Historical Record
  • p. 71.
  • United States Secret Service
  • p. 72.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • p. 72.
  • White House
  • p. 72.
  • Executive Office of the President
  • p. 72.
  • Council of Economic Advisors
  • p. 10.
  • p. 72.
  • Council on Environmental Quality
  • p. 73.
  • National Security Council
  • p. 73.
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • p. 73.
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • p. 73.
  • Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Electronic-Mail Messages
  • p. 74.
  • Office of the United States Trade Representative
  • p. 74.
  • Other
  • p. 74.
  • National Coordination Office for Computing, Information, and Communications
  • p. 74.
  • Office of the First Lady
  • p. 75.
  • Chapter 5.
  • p. 11.
  • Independent Establishments and Quasi-Government Agencies
  • p. 83.
  • Aeronautics, Space Flight, and Space Research
  • p. 84.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • p. 84.
  • Africa
  • p. 85.
  • The
  • African Development Foundation
  • Copyright
  • p. 85.
  • Agriculture
  • p. 85.
  • Farm Credit Administration
  • p. 85.
  • The
  • Americas
  • p. 86.
  • The
  • Inter-American Foundation
  • p. 11.
  • p. 86.
  • Arms Control and Disarmament
  • p. 86.
  • United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • p. 86.
  • Banking
  • p. 86.
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • p. 86.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Free or Fee
  • p. 87.
  • Federal Reserve System
  • p. 87.
  • National Credit Union Administration
  • p. 88.
  • Civil Legal Assistance
  • p. 88.
  • Legal Services Corporation
  • p. 88.
  • Civil Rights
  • Government Information and Its Importance
  • p. 12.
  • p. 89.
  • U.S. Civil Rights Commission
  • p. 89.
  • Communications Markets
  • p. 89.
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • p. 89.
  • Community Service
  • p. 90.
  • Corporation for National Service
  • Clarity of the Written Word
  • p. 90.
  • Consumerism
  • p. 90.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • p. 90.
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • p. 90.
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • p. 90.
  • Federal Maritime Commission
  • p. 12.
  • p. 91.
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • p. 91.
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • p. 91.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • p. 91.
  • Trade and Development Agency
  • p. 91.
  • United States International Trade Commission
  • Online Souvenir Shop
  • p. 92.
  • Elections (Presidential and Congressional)
  • p. 92.
  • Federal Election Commission
  • p. 92.
  • Emergency Assistance/Preparation
  • p. 93.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • p. 93.
  • Employment
  • p. 13.
  • p. 93.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • p. 93.
  • Energy
  • p. 94.
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • p. 94.
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • p. 94.
  • Environment
  • Chapter 2.
  • p. 96.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 96.
  • Federal Employment
  • p. 97.
  • Federal Labor Relations Authority
  • p. 97.
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • p. 97.
  • Office of Government Ethics
  • Government: Structure and Types of Publications
  • p. 97.
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • p. 98.
  • Office of Special Counsel
  • p. 98.
  • Foreign Economic Development and Humanitarian Assistance
  • p. 99.
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • p. 99.
  • Historic Preservation
  • p. 19.
  • p. 99.
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • p. 99.
  • Humanities
  • p. 100.
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • p. 100.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • p. 100.
  • Intelligence Community
  • Legislative Branch
  • p. 100.
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • p. 100.
  • Knowledge Diffusion
  • p. 102.
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • p. 102.
  • Labor Relations
  • p. 103.
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • p. 19.
  • p. 103.
  • Libraries and Museums
  • p. 103.
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • p. 103.
  • National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
  • p. 103.
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • p. 104.
  • Managing Government Property
  • p. 1.
  • Executive Branch
  • p. 104.
  • General Services Administration
  • p. 104.
  • Managing Government Records
  • p. 105.
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • p. 105.
  • Mediation
  • p. 108.
  • National Mediation Board
  • p. 25.
  • p. 108.
  • Mutual Understanding with People of Other Countries
  • p. 109.
  • United States Information Agency
  • p. 109.
  • Voice of America
  • p. 109.
  • Nuclear Health and Safety
  • p. 109.
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
  • Judicial Branch
  • p. 109.
  • Pension Plans
  • p. 110.
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • p. 110.
  • People with Disabilities
  • p. 110.
  • United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
  • p. 110.
  • Postal Service
  • p. 26.
  • p. 110.
  • Postal Rate Commission
  • p. 110.
  • United States Postal Service
  • p. 111.
  • Railroad Travel and Workers
  • p. 111.
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation
  • p. 111.
  • Science and Engineering
  • Complexity of the Structure
  • p. 111.
  • National Science Foundation
  • p. 111.
  • Security Markets
  • p. 112.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • p. 112.
  • Selective Service (for Military)
  • p. 112.
  • Selective Service System
  • p. 26.
  • p. 112.
  • Small Business Interests
  • p. 113.
  • Small Business Administration
  • p. 113.
  • Social Security
  • p. 113.
  • Social Security Administration
  • p. 113.
  • Transportation
  • Types of Publications
  • p. 114.
  • The
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • p. 114.
  • Work Place
  • p. 115.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • p. 115.
  • World Peace and Friendship
  • p. 115.
  • p. 26.
  • Peace Corps
  • p. 115.
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • p. 116.
  • Chapter 6.
  • Legislative Branch
  • p. 123.
  • Congressional Directory
  • p. 125.
  • THOMAS
  • Bills and Resolutions
  • p. 125.
  • House of Representatives
  • p. 126.
  • Standing Committees
  • p. 127.
  • Office of the Clerk
  • p. 130.
  • Speaker of the House
  • p. 131.
  • Office of the Majority Leader
  • p. 28.
  • p. 131.
  • Office of the Majority Whip
  • p. 131.
  • Democratic Whip
  • p. 131.
  • Office of Inspector General
  • p. 131.
  • Caucuses
  • p. 131
  • Definitions: Publication, Information, Data, and Records
  • Bulletins
  • p. 28.
  • Catalogs
  • p. 29.
  • Circulars, Directives, Rules, and Regulations
  • p. 29.
  • Decisions and Opinions
  • p. 30.
  • Directories
  • p. 30.
  • p. 2.
  • Flyers, Brochures, Booklets, Pamphlets, and Fact Sheets
  • p. 30.
  • Forms
  • p. 30.
  • Handbooks, Manuals, and Guides
  • p. 30.
  • Hearings
  • p. 30.
  • Journals and Proceedings
  • p. 31.
  • Why is Government "Informational Matter" So Important?
  • Laws
  • p. 31.
  • Maps, Atlases, and Charts
  • p. 31.
  • Monographs
  • p. 31.
  • Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings
  • p. 31.
  • Patents
  • p. 32.
  • p. 5.
  • Periodicals, Newspapers, and Newsletters
  • p. 32.
  • Photographs and Images
  • p. 32.
  • Proceedings of Symposia, etc
  • p. 32.
  • Public Notices and News Releases
  • p. 33.
  • Reports
  • p. 33.
  • General Issues to Be Aware of When Using Government "Informational Matter" and Government Web Sites
  • Statistics
  • p. 33.
  • Technical Documentation
  • p. 34.
  • Treaties and International Agreements
  • p. 34.
  • Key Publications
  • p. 34.
  • Chapter 3.
  • Search Engines: Negotiating the Information Maze
  • p. 136.
  • Examples of Fee-based and Subscription Services
  • p. 181.
  • Chapter 8.
  • Statistics
  • p. 189.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • p. 190.
  • STAT-USA
  • p. 191.
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Joint Committee on the Library of Congress
  • p. 191.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • p. 192.
  • The
  • Data Button
  • p. 192.
  • Regional Information
  • p. 193.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • p. 193.
  • p. 137.
  • Economic Census
  • p. 196.
  • Demographic and Economic Surveys
  • p. 197.
  • CenStats and CenStore
  • p. 197.
  • Census Briefs
  • p. 198.
  • Map Gallery
  • p. 198.
  • Joint Committee on Taxation
  • Citation Patterns for Web-based Census Files
  • p. 198.
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • p. 199.
  • "What's New"
  • p. 200.
  • Office of Airline Information
  • p. 200.
  • Economic Research Service
  • p. 201.
  • p. 137.
  • Energy Information Administration
  • p. 202.
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • p. 203.
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • p. 203.
  • National Center for Education Statistics
  • p. 205.
  • National Center for Health Statistics
  • p. 206.
  • Support Agencies
  • Other
  • p. 207.
  • Chapter 9.
  • One-Stop Shopping
  • p. 211.
  • Government Blue Pages
  • p. 211.
  • Access America: Showcasing Information Technology
  • p. 212.
  • Statistics
  • p. 137.
  • p. 212.
  • White House Briefing Rooms
  • p. 213.
  • FEDSTATS
  • p. 215.
  • Free Educational Resources
  • p. 216.
  • FEDIX
  • p. 217.
  • Federal Information Center
  • Architect of the Capitol
  • p. 218.
  • Government Information Xchange
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Information and Services
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Information Center
  • p. 220.
  • Consumer Gateway
  • p. 222.
  • Health-Related Issues
  • p. 137.
  • p. 223.
  • Business Information, Services, and Transactions
  • p. 224.
  • Recreation
  • p. 227.
  • Chapter 10.
  • Government Web-based Services
  • p. 231.
  • White House
  • p. 231.
  • Congressional Budget Office
  • Government Printing Office's Pathway Services
  • p. 232.
  • National Partnership for Reinventing Government
  • p. 233.
  • Education
  • p. 236.
  • Electronic Government
  • p. 237.
  • Health Care
  • p. 238.
  • The
  • p. 137.
  • Nonprofit Sector
  • p. 239.
  • Postal Services
  • p. 239.
  • Selective Service Registration
  • p. 239.
  • Chapter 11.
  • Maps and Geographic Information Systems
  • p. 243.
  • Mapping Agencies
  • General Accounting Office
  • p. 246.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 247.
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency
  • p. 249.
  • National Ocean Service
  • p. 250.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 258.
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • p. 137.
  • p. 260.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 260.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 261.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • p. 261.
  • Agencies with Online Geographic Information Systems
  • p. 261.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Government Printing Office
  • p. 262.
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • p. 263.
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • p. 263.
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • p. 264.
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • p. 265.
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • p. 139.
  • p. 265.
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • p. 265.
  • Forest Service
  • p. 266.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • p. 266.
  • National Park Service
  • p. 267.
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • The
  • p. 267.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 267.
  • Federal Geographic Data Committee
  • p. 268.
  • Chapter 12.
  • Selected Subjects
  • p. 277.
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
  • p. 278.
  • John C. Stennis Center for Public Service
  • Electronic Commerce
  • p. 279.
  • Financial Aid
  • p. 280.
  • Genealogy
  • p. 280.
  • Bureau of the Census
  • p. 280.
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • p. 281.
  • p. 140.
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • p. 281.
  • United States Geological Survey
  • p. 282.
  • Other
  • p. 282.
  • Grant-Seeking and Contracting Opportunities
  • p. 282.
  • Patents and Trademarks
  • p. 285.
  • Library of Congress
  • Rules and Regulations
  • p. 286.
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • p. 286.
  • Federal Register
  • p. 287.
  • Chapter 13.
  • Web Pages for Kids
  • p. 293.
  • Aeronautics, Space Flight, and Astronomy
  • p. 140.
  • p. 298.
  • NASA Frequently-Asked Questions
  • p. 298.
  • NASA Multimedia Gallery
  • p. 298.
  • StarChild
  • p. 298.
  • Agriculture
  • p. 298.
  • CYFERNet Kid's Space
  • Senate
  • Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
  • p. 298.
  • USDA-NASS Kids Page
  • p. 298.
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • p. 299.
  • FDA Kids
  • p. 299.
  • For Kids Only
  • p. 299.
  • Girl Power!
  • p. 146.
  • p. 299.
  • The
  • Arts
  • p. 299.
  • ARTSEDGE
  • p. 299.
  • Business and Finance
  • p. 300.
  • Learning Bank
  • p. 300.
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • OPIC for Kids
  • p. 300.
  • Treasury's Page for Kids
  • p. 300.
  • Career Planning
  • p. 301.
  • Jobs for Kids Who Like
  • p. 301.
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • p. 301.
  • p. 146.
  • CPSC
  • p. 301.
  • Coping with Natural Disasters
  • p. 301.
  • FEMA for Kids
  • p. 301.
  • Criminal Justice
  • p. 301.
  • FBI Kids and Youth Educational Page
  • p. 301.
  • Office of Technology Assessment
  • Justice for Kids & Youth
  • p. 301.
  • Engraving and Printing
  • p. 302.
  • B.E.P. Kid's Page
  • p. 302.
  • Environment
  • p. 302.
  • Especially for Kids
  • p. 302.
  • p. 147.
  • Explorer's Club
  • p. 302.
  • Kids on the Web
  • p. 303.
  • Kids' Page
  • p. 303.
  • Woodsy Owl
  • p. 303.
  • Intelligence Community
  • p. 304.
  • Some Non-Government Web Sites
  • CIA for Kids
  • p. 304.
  • Law
  • p. 304.
  • KidLaw
  • p. 304.
  • Labor
  • p. 304.
  • DOL K-12
  • p. 304.
  • p. 147.
  • Maps, Geography, and Earth Sciences
  • p. 304.
  • Learning Web
  • p. 304.
  • TerraWeb
  • p. 305.
  • Military
  • p. 305.
  • Air Force Link Jr.
  • p. 305.
  • CAPWEB
  • Mining
  • p. 305.
  • Kids' Page
  • p. 305.
  • Museums
  • p. 305.
  • A
  • Kids Guide to the Smithsonian
  • p. 305.
  • Native American Customs, Culture, and Traditions
  • p. 147.
  • p. 306.
  • Planet Youth
  • p. 306.
  • Ocean and Coastline
  • p. 307.
  • Interesting Facts from NOAA
  • p. 307.
  • Kids' Corner
  • p. 307.
  • Postal Service
  • p. 133.
  • FedNet
  • p. 307.
  • Send a Message
  • p. 307.
  • Resource Management
  • p. 307.
  • MMS Kids Page
  • p. 307.
  • Science and Technology
  • p. 308.
  • ESTEEM
  • p. 147.
  • p. 308.
  • FDA Kids
  • p. 309.
  • National Science & Technology Week: Just for Kids
  • p. 309.
  • Our Technology Heritage
  • p. 309.
  • Sci4Kids
  • p. 309.
  • Social Studies
  • The
  • p. 309.
  • Digital Diplomacy for Students
  • p. 309.
  • The
  • Exhibit Hall
  • p. 310.
  • Kids Next Door
  • p. 310.
  • The
  • White House for Kids
  • Hill
  • p. 310.
  • Presidents of the United States
  • p. 310.
  • YouthlinK
  • p. 310.
  • Transportation
  • p. 311.
  • Education, Career Development, and Safety Awareness
  • p. 311.
  • Especially for Kids and Teens
  • p. 147.
  • p. 311.
  • Wildlife in Captivity
  • p. 311.
  • Welcome to the National Zoo
  • p. 311.
  • Chapter 14.
  • Web Browser Hardware and Software
  • p. 315.
  • Hardware
  • p. 315.
  • The
  • Web Browser Basics
  • p. 318.
  • Web Browser and Viewers
  • p. 320.
  • Staying Current
  • p. 323
  • New York Times: Congressional Guide
  • p. 148.
  • Roll Call
  • p. 148.
  • Other
  • Federal Government Budget
  • p. 148.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Judiciary Branch
  • p. 157.
  • Administration of the U.S. Courts
  • p. 159.
  • The
  • Legal System: Reference and Research Aids
  • p. 160.
  • p. 136.
  • Law Schools (Examples)
  • p. 160.
  • Other General Web Sites
  • p. 164.
  • Library of Congress
  • p. 164.
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • p. 165.
  • Court Decisions and Other Resources
  • p. 165.
  • Joint Committees (of Both Chambers)
  • Circuit Courts
  • p. 167.
  • Office of the Chief Executive: United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit
  • p. 168.
  • Armed Forces
  • p. 169.
  • District Courts
  • p. 169.
  • Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
  • p. 174.
  • p. 136.
  • Bankruptcy Courts
  • p. 174.
  • Specialized Courts
  • p. 178.
  • Administrative Bodies
  • p. 179.
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • p. 180.
  • United States Sentencing Commission
  • p. 180.
  • Joint Economic Committee
  • Other Sources
  • p. 180.
  • FindLaw
  • p. 180.
  • Law Journal Extra!
  • p. 180.
  • FedLaw
  • p. 180.
  • CataLaw
  • p. 181.
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