The United States Government Internet Directory 2011 by Shana Hertz HattisThe United States Government Internet Directory 2011 by Shana Hertz Hattis

The United States Government Internet Directory 2011

EditorShana Hertz Hattis

Paperback | December 12, 2011

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Discover the depth of government information and services available online.The United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory is an indispensable guidebook for anyone who is looking for official U.S. government resources on the Web. The U.S. government's online information is massive and can be difficult to locate. Many government sites are part of the "Deep Web" with content that does not surface or surface easily with even the most popular search engines. It is more important than ever to have a source that serves as an authoritative guide to the federal Web. The United States Government Internet Directory navigates the maze of data and locate the materials that you seek.The subject-based approach of this book allows you to browse for relevant sites in your field of interest rather than sift through hundreds of search results or try to guess which federal agency to consult. Researchers, business people, teachers, students, and citizens in the United States and around the world can navigate the labyrinthine federal Web with The United States Government Internet Directory.The Directory:·contains more than 2,000 Web site records, organized into 20 subject themed chapters·includes topics on a wide-range of subjects including employment, energy, defense and intelligence, culture and recreation, and much more·provides descriptions and URLs for each site·describes sites to help you choose the proper resource·notes the useful or unique aspects of the site·lists some of the major government publications hosted on the site·contains useful, up-to-date organizational charts for the major federal government agencies·provides a roster of congressional members with member's Web sites·lists House and Senate Committees with committee URLs ·includes a one-page Quick Guide to the major federal agencies and the leading online library, data source, and finding aid sites·identifies the major government Web sites related to the global recession and new government economic recovery programs·contains multiple indexes in the back of the book to help the user locate Web sites by agency, site name, subject, and government publication title
Shana Hertz Hattis has worked extensively with government-related sources and information during her career as an editor and analyst. Her experience includes publishing roles with Bernan Associates, Richey International, and other periodical and communications sources.
Title:The United States Government Internet Directory 2011Format:PaperbackDimensions:541 pages, 9.06 × 6.14 × 1.35 inPublished:December 12, 2011Publisher:Bernan PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598884921

ISBN - 13:9781598884920

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Table of Contents

Quick Guide to Primary Government Web Sites and Finding Aids Preface About the Editor Introduction Using the United States Government Internet Manual Scope Organization How to Use this Book Government Online with Social Media What Can You Find at Agency Web Sites?  What to Watch for in 2012 Freedom of Information Act Organization Charts Chapter 1: Finding AidsGovernment Sources Other Sources  Chapter 2: Agriculture, Fishing, and ForestryAgriculture Fishing Forestry  Chapter 3: Business and EconomicsBusiness and Industry Consumer Information Economics Federal Reserve System Finance International Trade Money  Chapter 4: Culture and RecreationArts Culture History Libraries Museums Recreation Reference  Chapter 5: Defense and IntelligenceArmed Forces Defense Operations Defense Research Homeland Security Intelligence Military Morale and Welfare  Chapter 6: Demographics and SociologyCensus and Statistics Demographic Groups  Chapter 7: EducationAdult Education Curriculum Early Childhood Education Education Funding Education Policy Education Research and Statistics Elementary and Secondary Education Higher Education International Education Kids' Pages Teaching  Chapter 8: EmploymentEmployment Law Employment Statistics Jobs Labor-Management Relations Workplace Conditions  Chapter 9: EnergyAlternative and Renewable Fuels Energy Policy and Information Fossil and Nuclear Fuels Utilities  Chapter 10: Engineering and TechnologyCommunications Engineering Technology  Chapter 11: Environment and Nature Environmental LawEnvironmental PolicyEnvironmental ProtectionEnvironmental ScienceGeographyNatural ResourcesPollutants and WasteWeatherChapter 12: Government and Politics DemocracyGovernment AdministrationGovernment BusinessGovernment EmployeesGovernment FinanceGovernment InformationGovernment ServicesIntergovernmental RelationsPublic PolicyChapter 13: Health and Safety Conditions and TreatmentHealth Care FinanceHealth OccupationsHealth Policy and PromotionHealth ResearchMedical InformationMedicine and Medical DevicesNutritionSafetyChapter 14: International Relations Arms ControlCountry InformationDiplomacyForeign PolicyInternational Migration and TravelInternational RelationsChapter 15: Law and Law Enforcement Areas of LawCourts and the Judicial SystemCrime and EnforcementLaws and Legal InformationChapter 16: Legislative Branch CongressCongressional Support AgenciesLegislative InformationChapter 17: Presidency Current AdministrationPresidential InformationChapter 18: Science and Space Life SciencesNational LaboratoriesPhysical SciencesScience Agencies and PolicyScientific and Technical InformationSpaceChapter 19: Social Welfare Child WelfareEconomic DevelopmentHousingSocial ServicesVolunteerism and CharitiesChapter 20: Transportation AviationMaritime TransportationMass TransitSurface TransportationTransportation Policy and ResearchTransportation SafetyAppendixes Appendix A: Members of Congress Appendix B: Congressional CommitteesIndex