Title

Discover Govinfo, the New Discovery Tool Being Built by the U.S. Government Publishing Office

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

11-2016

Conference Name

Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference

Conference Location

Indianapolis, IN

Peer Review

Invited

Abstract

Do you want to know more about federal government information and issues like drones, government secrecy, new food and drug regulations, and scientific innovations? Discover the new access to authentic official U.S. federal government information: govinfo, https://www.govinfo.gov/. Govinfo is the new U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website. As it is being built, the U.S. Government Publishing Office needs your feedback to build a better system and to make sure your questions are being answered! This program will introduce govinfo with a tour and sample searches. The second part will be an interactive session and discussion with the attendees. Feedback based on this session will be sent to GPO to build a better database for official government information. Come and help improve govinfo for Indiana library needs!

Keywords

government information, govinfo.gov, instruction, digital literacy

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

govinfo searches_ILF2016_handout.docx (149 kB)
Govinfo Searches for ILF Annual Conference 2016

Govinfo_ILF2016_handout_example_publications.docx (14 kB)
Discover U.S. Government Information: GovInfo Handout

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