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  • Everything Except Taxes

    1. 1. Everything except Taxes: an Introduction to Federal Government Information Resources Presented by: Leigh Mantle Reference / Federal Government Documents Librarian [email_address] / 502-564-8300, ext. 330 Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives www.kdla.ky.gov Spring 2008
    2. 2. Federal Government Documents
    3. 3. What are Federal Government Documents? <ul><li>Federal Government Documents are publications produced by the government and its agencies and may be in any format, such as, paper, electronic, microform, audiocassette, videocassette, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. Government is the largest publisher in the world and distributes these publications through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). The United States government provides a variety of information from laws and regulations to presidential documents to consumer health information. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Depository Library = Library within a Library
    5. 5. KDLA is Your Federal Depository Library <ul><li>The State Library as a selective federal depository library receives federal government agencies publications in paper, microfiche and electronic formats. </li></ul><ul><li>The library selects health reports, census data, military publications, congressional reports, agricultural data, scientific and technical reports, educational materials, criminal justice statistics, environmental reports, economic data, international information, and more. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Look for the Depository Logo at www.kdla.ky.gov
    7. 7. Federal Government Information on KDLA’s Website
    8. 8. www.kdla.ky.gov
    9. 10. Ask a Librarian http://kdla.ky.gov/research/sgasklib.asp
    10. 11. Federal Government Documents on the Internet and KDLA’s Catalog <ul><li>The United States Government is now publishing many of its documents in electronic format, which are available on the Internet and may be accessed through the KDLA catalog. </li></ul><ul><li>If a document is on the Internet the item will have a category of “Internet Access” and there will be a link to the document. Simply click on the link and the web page with the requested document will appear. </li></ul>
    11. 12. Find Materials with the Online Catalog at www.kdla.ky.gov
    12. 13. Basic Search
    13. 14. Basic Search Results
    14. 15. America, Pull Up a Chair Record
    15. 16. America, Pull Up A Chair Full Text
    16. 17. Accessing Federal Electronic Databases
    17. 19. KDLA’s Database Page
    18. 20. Federal Government Databases <ul><li>Federal Government Databases available from the State Library: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DARTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeland Security Digital Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HeinOnline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Government Databases available on the Internet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPO Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American FactFinder (Census Bureau) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database </li></ul></ul>
    19. 21. KDLA’s Database Page
    20. 22. To Access Electronic Databases Your barcode number is on the back of your state library card.
    21. 23. DARTS LOGIN
    22. 24. DARTS Search
    23. 25. Abstract / Download
    24. 26. Coal: Surface Fatalities
    25. 27. KDLA’s Database Page
    26. 28. Homeland Security Digital Library
    27. 29. Browse Topics
    28. 30. Basic Search
    29. 31. HSDL Abstract
    30. 32. CDC Report
    31. 33. HSDL Research Sources
    32. 34. KDLA’s Database Page
    33. 35. HeinOnline
    34. 36. HeinOnline Contents
    35. 37. Federal Regulations Process
    36. 38. HeinOnline Federal Register Library
    37. 39. HeinOnline Citation Navigator
    38. 40. Federal Register April 24, 1990
    39. 41. Field Search
    40. 42. Field Search Results
    41. 43. 68 FR 13796 (2003)
    42. 44. Federal Regulation Resources on the Internet <ul><li>National Archives Office of the Federal Register </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RegInfo.gov (Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions) </li></ul><ul><li>Regulations.gov </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit a Comment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GPO Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Code of Federal Regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Code of Federal Regulations </li></ul></ul>
    43. 45. NARA Office of the Federal Register
    44. 46. Federal Register Online Tutorial
    45. 47. RegInfo.gov
    46. 48. Subject Index to the Unified Agenda
    47. 49. Honey Research and Promotion
    48. 50. Regulations.gov
    49. 51. Kentucky Results
    50. 52. View Proposed Regulation
    51. 53. View Proposed Regulation
    52. 54. Submit a Comment
    53. 55. GPO Access / Federal Register
    54. 56. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
    55. 57. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
    56. 58. KDLA’s Database Page
    57. 59. GPO Access
    58. 60. Federal Legislation Process
    59. 61. Public and Private Laws
    60. 62. Statutes at Large
    61. 63. United States Code
    62. 64. Thomas
    63. 65. H.R. 2669
    64. 66. H.R. 2669 Full Text
    65. 67. H.R. 2669 PDF
    66. 68. H.R. 2669 Congressional Record
    67. 69. July 19, 2007 Congressional Record
    68. 70. Bill Summary & Status
    69. 71. Public Law 110-84
    70. 72. CRS Summary
    71. 73. Congressional Research Service
    72. 74. KDLA’s Database Page
    73. 75. Census Bureau / American FactFinder
    74. 76. QuickFacts
    75. 77. Census Bureau Subjects A - Z
    76. 78. Federal, State, and Local Government
    77. 79. State Government Finances
    78. 80. Historical Census of Population and Housing
    79. 81. 1850 Kentucky Population
    80. 82. American FactFinder
    81. 83. Data Sets
    82. 84. Summary Files <ul><li>Summary File 1 (Short Form) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counts and cross tabulations to the census block level for information collected from all people and housing units. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes counts for many detailed race and Hispanic or Latino categories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary File 2 (Short Form) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like Summary File 1, 100-percent population and housing characteristics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated down to the census tract level for 250 population groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No tables available for geographic areas with population less than 100 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary File 3 (Long Form) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In-Depth population and housing data collected on a sample basis from the Census 2000 long form questionnaire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes population totals for ancestry groups, also selected characteristics for a limited number of race and Hispanic or Latino categories. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary File 4 (Long Form) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like Summary File 3, presents information on the population and housing data collected on a sample basis from the long form questionnaire. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeated down to the census tract level for the total population and 335 additional population groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No tables available for geographic areas with population less than 100 </li></ul></ul>
    83. 85. Selections
    84. 86. Geographic Selections
    85. 87. Frankfort, KY Selected
    86. 88. Table Selections
    87. 89. Results
    88. 90. KDLA’s Database Page
    89. 91. National Criminal Justice Reference Service
    90. 92. Library / Abstracts
    91. 93. Thesaurus Term Search
    92. 94. Alphabetical List
    93. 95. Police Agencies
    94. 96. Park Police Results
    95. 97. Federal Statistical Sources <ul><li>Woman operating the Hollerith Pantograph, Census Bureau </li></ul><ul><li>Year: 1930 </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Credit: U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office </li></ul>
    96. 98. FedStats
    97. 99. Statistical Abstract
    98. 100. Historical Statistical Abstracts
    99. 101. Statistics Briefing Room
    100. 102. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    101. 103. Bureau of Economic Analysis
    102. 104. Bureau of Justice Statistics
    103. 105. National Center for Education Statistics
    104. 106. National Center for Health Statistics
    105. 107. Portals to Federal Government Information Arch, Hell Gate Bridge [under construction, New York City] George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
    106. 108. USA.gov
    107. 109. Cross Agency Portals
    108. 110. A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
    109. 111. U.S. Government Manual
    110. 112. Healthfinder.gov
    111. 113. Medline Plus
    112. 114. Science.gov
    113. 115. Consumer.gov
    114. 116. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
    115. 117. Grants.gov
    116. 118. Need Help? <ul><li>Contact State Library for questions on using databases or when you encounter problems </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Frankfort 564-8300, ext. 342 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toll Free 800-928-7000, ext. 342 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask a Librarian: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kdla.ky.gov/research/asklib.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One-on-One remote training available Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm </li></ul>
    117. 119. Training Opportunities <ul><li>Database Tutorials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kdla.ky.gov/sgworker/databases.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Guide to Resources for State Employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kdla.ky.gov/pdf/tutorial0707.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF format manually navigate from screen to screen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Training Calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.kdla.ky.gov/sgworker/sgtrainingcalendar.htm </li></ul></ul>
    118. 121. Tell us what you think <ul><li>Please write down this web address to complete survey </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/56jeu6 </li></ul><ul><li>Survey includes a request for a training certificate </li></ul><ul><li>For questions call the State Library Reference Desk at: </li></ul><ul><li>502-564-8300, ext. 342 </li></ul><ul><li>800-928-7000, ext. 342 </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for taking this training… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We look forward to serving your information needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Library Services Staff </li></ul></ul>
    119. 122. Thank You

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