Week 12 - FSU SLIS Intro to Info Services - Government & Statistics


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Week 12 of FSU SLIS Intro to Info Services class on Goverment & Statistics by Dr. Lorri Mon for Florida's iSchool http://slis.fsu.edu

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Week 12 - FSU SLIS Intro to Info Services - Government & Statistics

  1. 1. “Government & Statistics”LIS 5603, Intro to Information ServicesDr. Lorri Mon, FSU SLIS – Florida’s iSchoolFlorida State University, College ofCommunication & Information
  2. 2. IPL2 Assignment 1 “practice question” and 3 “real questions” - answering reference questions “hands on”What was your most challenging question?Any surprises, thoughts, concerns?
  3. 3. Government Questions• Do I need a visa to travel to Singapore?• Can I vote in the election while in Iraq?• I need a Congressional hearing in which a famous person testified, can you help me?• What government agency funds libraries?• How many people have a Bachelor’s degree in my local county?• What’s the average salary and occupational outlook for umpires?
  4. 4. Structure of Government AGENCIES LOWER COURTS Laws, Codified Executive Orders, Case Law, Into Code Rules, Regulations Rulings
  5. 5. 1% of Government1% of Government 2% of Government 2% of GovernmentLegislative/Congress: Courts/Judicial:Federal Laws Case Law, Rulings Organizational Chart from the U.S. Government Manual 97% of Government 97% of Government Executive Branch: Orders, Rules & Regulations
  6. 6. http://www.state.gov http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/rls/dos/99494.htm
  7. 7. Libraries & E-Governmenthttp://www.ala.org/research/sites/ala.org.research/files/content/initiatives/plftas/issuesbriefs/brief_e-gov_june.pdf
  8. 8. Finding Federal Agency Information GSA: USA.GOV http://usa.gov
  9. 9. FDSYS (formerly GPO Access) http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
  10. 10. Finding GovDocs - SuDoc Numbers (Superintendent ofDocuments call numbers) FDSYS: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/ Search Catalog of Govt Publications: http://catalog.gpo.gov/F How to read a SuDoc number: SuDoc Examples: A 1.10: Agriculture Yearbook HE 3.3:15/2 Social Security Bulletin, V.15, #2 Y 1.1/5: Senate ReportsIIT SuDoc Explanation: http://www.gl.iit.edu/govdocs/internet/sudoc.html
  11. 11. http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
  12. 12. Census Bureau: International Links http://www.census.gov/aboutus/stat_int.html
  13. 13. Finding State Local & Government… State & Local Government on the Net http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm Look for: State legislature, State Library, Secretary of State, County government, City government, etc.
  14. 14. FedStats Statistical Portal http://fedstats.gov/
  15. 15. FedStats - MapStats http://www.fedstats.gov/
  16. 16. CIA World Factbookhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
  17. 17. Occupational Outlook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
  18. 18. To Log in: https://start.textalibrarian.com/loginsee your email for login and passwordhttps://start.textalibrarian.com/login
  19. 19. Login toAnswering in Mosio https://start.textalibrarian.com/login Click “Answer” to answer a question Patron has asked 2 questions; librarian has answered 1 question DASHBOARD view. In answering: 160 character limit
  20. 20. Texting a Question As a patron, if you have texting ability, text a question to 66746 talipl talipl talipl talipl talipl
  21. 21. Next Due Dates• Tue, Nov. 13: IPL Question #3 & IPL reflective paper with copies of all questions (email to instructor: lmon@fsu.edu ) NO CLASS ON THURS NOV 22 - Happy Thanksgiving! Mon. Nov 20: Reference interviews and paper (email to instructor) Mon. Dec. 10: Research Guide (email to instructor)
  22. 22. Reference Interview Assignment(due Nov 20) • Face-to-face interview write up • Transcript of your chat/IM • Reflective essay combining your thoughts on all of these experiences [at least 1,000 words]• By email to the instructor
  23. 23. Research Guide (due Dec 10)Structuring Your Research Guide>> Your Research Guide should include the following elements: << Title: / Introduction / Scope: / Key search terms, subject headings, call number ranges: / Overview sources / Key works / Sources in possible sub- areas, or related areas / Periodicals: magazines, journals / Indexes and Abstracts / Websites / Professional associations, or other groups, and conferences of interest: Contact information for you: your name and email address Date of creationSEE ASSIGNMENT ON COURSE WEB SITE FOR FULL DETAILS!!!!!