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

Provides invaluable information resources for the American public and the international community. Covers options for conducting a search, using search engines, searching for a type of information resource (statistics or maps), or a selected subject (e.g. electronic commerce or genealogy).

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hernon, Peter.
Other Authors: Shuler, John A., Dugan, Robert E., 1952-
Format: Book
Published: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Government information and its importance
  • Government: structure and types of publications
  • Search engines: negotiating the information maze
  • Executive branch
  • Independent establishments and quasi-government agencies
  • Legislative branch
  • Judiciary branch
  • Statistics
  • One-stop shopping
  • Government Web-based services
  • Maps and geographic information systems
  • Selected subjects
  • Web pages for kids
  • Web browser hardware and software.