The United States Federal Government produces a massive trove of valuable information – but these resources are often difficult to locate and utilize, requiring the addition of another layer of cognizance and expertise to the librarian’s traditional skill set. Finding and UsingU.S. Government Information: A Practical Guide will:
Written in an approachable tone, with real-life examples from the reference desk, Finding and Using U.S. Government Information is an incredibly useful guide for those who are new to government information sources, as well as those who could use a refresher course.
Bethany Latham provides a comprehensive overview of the landscape in which US government information resides, as well as roadmap to specific resources that will be of help to librarians working with government information. This is a must-have for librarians in both the public and academic settings—especially those managing depository operations.