Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Government Printing, Publications, and Digital Information Management: Issues and Challenges

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

https://www.everycrsreport.com/files/20171108_R45014_97e8039031e1587bfb3efaf88c009e30069cd7d6.pdf

Examines problems and questions involving the present and future of federal government information with attention to the Joint Committee on Printing, the Federal Depository Library Program, and the management of government information in the future.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by EveryCRS.com

 

Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/crecb_gpo/_crecb

The digitized bound volumes now stretch back to 1891.  From GovInfo and the Government Publishing Office

 

JFK Assassination Records, 2017 Additional Documents Release

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Laws/Regulations,Presidency

https://www.archives.gov/research/jfk/2017-release

Covers the release of nearly 3,000 additional documents, mostly from the CIA and FBI, related to the assassination of President John Kennedy.  The release was mandated by the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act.  A few additional documents are scheduled to be released next spring.  From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/crecb/155_crecb

Adds the years 1911-1921 to the coverage online of the final or permanent edition of the Congressional Record.  From the GovInfo site of the Government Publishing Office

 

Congressional Record

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/crecb_gpo/_crecb

Digitized versions of the Congressional Record are now available from 1921 to the present except for one three year gap (2002-2004) on the GovInfo site.  From the Government Publishing Office

 

FOIA Recommendations

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

https://github.com/18F/foia-recommendations/blob/master/recommendations.md

Describes a partnership between the Department of Justice and the General Services Administration to build a request portal which would allow a member of the public to submit a request for agency records to any agency from one site under the Freedom of Information Act procedures.  From the Department of Justice and Github

 

Federal Register 1980-1989

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/FR

Expands the availability of past issues of the Federal Register through the 1980s.  Issues are now available from the 1980 to the present on the GovInfo site.  From the Government Publishing Office

 

National Archives Draft FY2018 – FY2022 Strategic Plan

Categories: Govt Information

https://usnationalarchives.github.io/strategic-plan/

Updates the agency’s Strategic Objectives for an ongoing commitment to digitization and increased access to government records.  Sets 2022 deadline for federal agencies to transmit all records in electronic format with appropriate metadata.  From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

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