US Federal Official Publications

US Federal Official Publications

Author: James A. Downey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483188201

Category: Reference

Page: 366

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US Federal Official Publications: The International Dimension is a bibliographic account of U.S. publications. The title aims to present ways for foreigners to procure federal publications that is relevant to them. The text first covers with the acquisition of materials from Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications. Next, the selection presents items not listed in the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, particularly government contract reports. The book will be of great use to economists, political scientists, and individuals who have an interest in U.S. government publications.

Guide to U.S. Government Publications

Guide to U.S. Government Publications

Author: Donna Batten

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1414407386

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1830

View: 807

This comprehensive yet concise annual annotated reference source catalogs the important series, periodicals and reference tools published by U.S. government agencies. Over the years, the index section of the Guide to U.S. Government Publications has expanded to more than 40,000 entries. Agencies and titles are indexed, followed by a keyword title index for quick and easy referencing. No other single resource provides historical and current information on U.S. government publications in one place.

Canadian Official Publications

Canadian Official Publications

Author: Olga B. Bishop

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483155234

Category: Social Science

Page: 308

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Canadian Official Publications focuses on the various types of publications issued by the parliament, departments, and agencies of the federal government of Canada, including information contained in other documents. The publication first offers information on the structure of the Canadian parliamentary government. The discussions focus on the constitution; influence of the Crown in government functions; role of the Governor General; composition and functions of the Senate, House of Commons, and the Cabinet; and role of the prime minister. The text also elaborates on the classification and indexes of parliamentary or non-parliamentary documents, papers on parliamentary proceedings, and documents of the House of Commons and the Senate. The manuscript ponders on documents on parliamentary debates, bills, and acts. The book also takes a look at documents on commission of inquiry and task forces; delegated legislation and administrative tribunals; policy papers; and departmental commission and committee documents. The publication is a dependable reference for readers and researchers interested in the structure, functions, and roles of the different branches of the federal government of Canada.

Irish Official Publications

Irish Official Publications

Author: Arthur Maltby

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483188829

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 390

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Guides to Official Publications, Volume 7: Irish Official Publications provides a compilation of guidelines and summaries concerning Irish official publications. This book examines the bibliographical mysteries surrounding Republic of Ireland government publications. Organized into 10 classes, this book begins with an overview of the various categories of Irish official publications. This text then indicates how Irish official publications may be traced and acquired, and lists some libraries with good collections. This book discusses as well some important background information in terms and symbols and specimen pages are included to illustrate the transition of a serial from the British to the Free State administration. The reader is also introduced to the weekly and annual lists of government publications together with an example of a State-sponsored document. This book is a valuable resource for students and teachers.

Australian Official Publications

Australian Official Publications

Author: Howard Coxon

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483146904

Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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Australian Official Publications is a six-part book that begins with a separate chapter on the framework of Australian government. Part I then describes the main features of the commonwealth parliament. Part II details the commonwealth government departments and statutory authorities. Parts III and IV elucidate the distribution and availability of Australian official publications and the main forms of official publishing in each State of Australia. Part V discusses the internal territories of the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. The last part contains the bibliography of Australian official publications. This book will be helpful to general readers to understand the system of government which prevails and something of the working of its organs.

The Bibliographic Control of Official Publications

The Bibliographic Control of Official Publications

Author: John E. Pemberton

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483146607

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

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The Bibliographic Control of Official Publications discusses the various approaches used by libraries to organize official documents. This book aims to stimulate progress towards the establishment of a comprehensive system for the bibliographic control of official publications, and identify the principles upon which a new and definitive coding scheme could be based. The book contains 11 chapters that cover the following topics: notation for the arrangement of official publications in the library of La Trobe University, Australia; the handling of official publications at the State Reference Library of Western Australia; organization and bibliographic control of a large official publications collection in the Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada; and application of the CODOC (Co-operative Documents) system in Canada. Also included are chapters on the evolution of cataloging and shelf arrangement of official publications in Trinity College Library, Dublin; the University of Colorado's classification system for documents of international organizations; and the University of Virginia Library's document classification system.

Government Publications

Government Publications

Author: Bernard M. Fry

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483156019

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 826

View: 763

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.