Week 12 - FSU SLIS Intro to Info Services - Government & Statistics
“Government & Statistics”LIS 5603, Intro to Information ServicesDr. Lorri Mon, FSU SLIS – Florida’s iSchoolFlorida State University, College ofCommunication & Information
IPL2 Assignment 1 “practice question” and 3 “real questions” - answering reference questions “hands on”What was your most challenging question?Any surprises, thoughts, concerns?
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?
Structure of Government AGENCIES LOWER COURTS Laws, Codified Executive Orders, Case Law, Into Code Rules, Regulations Rulings
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
Census Bureau: International Links http://www.census.gov/aboutus/stat_int.html
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.
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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
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Next Due Dates• Tue, Nov. 13: IPL Question #3 & IPL reflective paper with copies of all questions (email to instructor: firstname.lastname@example.org ) 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)
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
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!!!!!