Category «The Government Domain»

The Government Domain: 2007 Calendars and Schedules

A wide range of online calendars from agencies and Congress offer valuable information to researchers that includes: release dates for topical reports, news, surveys, meeting and official travel schedules, historical commemorations, House and Senate bill histories, and links to speeches and testimony. Peggy Garvin includes numerous examples of e-gov sites with such services that should be on your radar.

Subjects: Congress, E-Government, Government Resources, Internet Resources, Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: A Cornucopia of Government Search Engines

Peggy Garvin’s column compares and contrasts the features of FirstGov Search, Google Government Search and GovMine.

Subjects: Government Resources, Internet Resources, Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research, Search Engines, Search Strategies, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: Information Checks and Balances

The Government Domain

Information Checks and Balances

By Peggy Garvin

Peggy Garvin of Garvin Information Consulting is author of The United States Government Internet Manual (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills (TheCapitol.Net).

Subjects: Freedom of Information, Government Resources, Legal Research, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: Government Documents in the News

The Government Domain

Government Documents and the News

By Peggy Garvin

Subjects: Blogs, E-Government, Government Resources, Internet Resources, Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research, News Resources, Portals, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: Summer Infosnacks

The Government Domain

Summer Infosnacks

By Peggy Garvin

Peggy Garvin of Garvin Information Consulting is author of The United States Government Internet Manual (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills (TheCapitol.Net).

Subjects: E-Government, Government Resources, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: Homeland Security Collections

Peggy Garvin’s column this month focuses on e-gov websites, databases, and digital collections on homeland security, highlighting specific resources, services and access methods.

Subjects: The Government Domain

The Government Domain: New GPO Catalog of Government Publications

Peggy Garvin reviews the new searchable catalog of current and historical federal congressional, executive, and judicial publications that are in print, electronic, and other formats.

Subjects: E-Government, Government Resources, Library Software & Technology, Search Engines, Search Strategies, The Government Domain

The Government Domain: FirstGov Becomes First in Government Search

Peggy Garvin reviews the new and improved search engine for finding what you need on U.S. government sites. She highlights the best new features of FirstGov search, and provides screens shots to illustrate her points.

Subjects: The Government Domain
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