Sudden Selector's Guide to Government Publications—PDF e-book

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Which government agencies have the information you need to help your patrons? How can you find the range of government resources available? What do you need to know as a federal depository library? Access to government information is vital to researchers in all disciplines and more important than ever for an informed citizenry. Alexandra Simons’ Sudden Selector’s Guide is your starting point for understanding the Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program, how to manage and market your government document collections, and where to find the best sources for online government resources. This guide will be useful to librarians in any type of library, for both collection development and management, as well as reference purposes.

Alexandra Simons


Mary Feeney

Volume Editor

Helene Williams

Series Editor


The former Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Information Technology Association (LITA), and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) are now Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a new division of ALA. Its mission is to cultivate and amplify the collective expertise of library workers in core functions through community building, advocacy, and learning.