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  • How a bill becomes a law:
    The federal site will take you to sources from the Library of Congress that tell you how a bill becomes a law.

    The legislative site will take you to Arizona bill (Arizona’s version of how a bill becomes a law

    URLs for websites have become more predictable
    try the state library at azlibrary.gov
    try the secretary of state at azsos.gov
  • Here are some selected pages that contain a lot of information for federal and state government.

    There are sites like Google that have moved into the e-government area, with Google Uncle Sam and Google Patents. These sites can be useful.
    Remember, sometimes what you are looking for is not obvious. Looking at an agency site or government-created site may give you an opportunity to unearth the information or related information more easily (or give you the assurance that you looked at everything the agency made available.
  • Locate those sites where you can find information easily.
    WHY should you recreate s page if someone else has done it?
    Borrow from them, OR link to them

    2 ways to get to the:
    State information
    Federal information

  • To locate boards and commissions for the state, go to the Arizona Secretary of State’s site for the semiannual index to the Administrative Register:
    BOARDS & COMMISSIONS DIRECTORY - A list of Governor's Appointments of State Officials and Boards and Members of Boards and Commissions. It includes contact information and addresses. (http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Publications/Semi_Annual_Index/)
  • You can also go to pages on quasi-governmental agencies from a link to the U.S. Government Manual

  • E government, final

    1. 1. It’s everywhere, it’s everything – and you need it GladysAnn Wells, Arizona State Librarian Jim Drake, Assistant Arizona Secretary of State Janet Fisher, Director, Law and Research Library, Arizona State Library and Archives AzLA Annual Conference, November 16, 2010
    2. 2. Finding our government on the web
    3. 3. Basic Finding Tools United States - usa.gov Arizona - az.gov Judicial branch -- azcourts.gov Legislative branch – azleg.gov Executive branch – azgovernor.gov
    4. 4. Usa.gov
    5. 5. Az.gov - Arizona @ Your Service
    6. 6. Selected agency sites UNITED STATES: Patent and Trademark Office Census Bureau (American FactFinder) Government Printing Office (catalog and MetaLib) ARIZONA: Arizona Memory Project Arizona Legislative Information Service Arizona Secretary of State
    7. 7. Local Government and Tribal Links Usa.gov and AZ.gov Arizona League of Cities and Towns Directory  Local Government Directory Arizona Association of Counties County Supervisors Association of Arizona Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
    8. 8. Subject Guides Government Information in the 21st Century - www.webjunction.org/gi21  Links to federal and some state sources in 22 modules  Guidance in selecting and using the sources  PowerPoints, guides and games that you can copy and use for your uses  Project materials periodically updated Other Guides: Tools for Tough Times - http://www.lib.az.us/about/helpinfo.aspx Native American Water Rights - http://govdocs.library.arizona.edu/nativewaterhome.html
    9. 9. State Library - Arizona Government Information and Resources page
    10. 10. State Library – Selected Federal Information Portals page
    11. 11. State Library – Tribal information
    12. 12. Arizona State University •http://lib.asu.edu/govdocs ASU, Ross-Blakley Law Library •http://www.law.asu.edu/library/RossBlakleyLawLibrary/ ResearchNow.aspx Arizona Western College LibGuide •http://libguides.azwestern.edu/gov_info
    13. 13. Arizona State University Hayden Library
    14. 14. ASU Ross-Blakley Law Library
    15. 15. Arizona Western College
    16. 16. Arizona Libraries with Government Information Librarians  Apache Junction Public Library  Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records  Arizona State University Library  Arizona State University, Ross-Blakley Law Library  Arizona Western College  Central Arizona College  Mesa Public Library  Northern Arizona University  Northland Pioneer College  Phoenix Public Library  Pima County Public Library  University of Arizona  University of Arizona, John J. Rogers Law Library  Yavapai College
    17. 17. Questions?