Tapping the Government Grapevine

Tapping the Government Grapevine

Author: Judith Schiek Robinson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781573560245

Category: Computers

Page: 286

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Discusses access to government publications, explains the operation of the Government Printing Office, and tells how to search for regulations, statistics, and information

Health Services

Health Services

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015028932542

Category: Medical care

Page: 216

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Guide to aid users and producers of health services research in accessing relevant literature and sources of information. Includes dictionaries, directories, monographs and bibliographies, journals, abstracts and indexes, online and CD-ROM databases, and organizations.

Experiential Legal Research

Experiential Legal Research

Author: Diana Donahoe

Publisher: Aspen Publishing

ISBN: 9781454831655

Category: Law

Page: 423

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Print publication based on the online legal research materials available at TeachingLaw Features: Takes a clear, straightforward approach to research sources and strategies plus to citation (ALWD and Bluebook styles) and grammar. Covers 1L material including finding federal and state statutes and cases, using secondary sources, and strategies for effective and efficient research; also covers upper-class courses with materials on administrative law and legislative history. Breaks down the research process into manageable tasks, discussing strategies for the process and presenting specific strategies for each legal source, including specifics on updating the law. Uses hypothetical fact patterns and case briefs to illustrate research plans and strategies. Provides maps, diagrams, text boxes, and tables to summarize material and provide visual interest. Instructs through annotated facsimiles and screen shots of a wide variety of law and research sources. Provides abundant, thorough study aid materials Quick References and Checklists: reinforce and test students' understanding of the material Quizzes and Self-Assessments: allow students and teachers to test students' understanding of the material Exercises: for use as in-class to reinforce the readings, such as exercises on case analogies, statutory interpretation, conciseness, and citation Can be used both as an aid to instructors and students working partially or predominantly in the electronic environment of TeachingLaw and as a standalone primary or supplementary textbook. Online version of the book includes an idea bank, a school bank for sharing, and an integrated courseware program.

Government Documents and Reference Services

Government Documents and Reference Services

Author: Robin Kinder

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1560241365

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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This helpful new book discusses access possibilities and policies with regard to government information. New and impending legislation, information on most frequently used and requested sources, and grant writing are some of the topics covered in the comprehensive chapters. Government Documents and Reference Services helps make sense of technical reports, government regulations, patents, and other difficult areas the librarian has to deal with. Reference and technical librarians will find this an indispensable tool to guide them through the intricacies of government document research.