UPDATED Report Provides In-Depth Look at U.S. Federal Government Spending on Information Products and Services
An updated version (August 2015) of a U.S. federal government report (prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress) that shares a lot of interesting data (including many charts) about government spending on information services and products (not just by libraries) was recently made available and is now embedded at the bottom of this post. The report also includes forecasts of spending through FY 2017.
The complete title of the report is: Federal Government Strategic Sourcing Of Information Products And Services: A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Under an Agreement with the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK), Library of Congress (July 2015)
Direct to Full Text Report
Second Access Option (Direct Download of Report)
Previous Versions of Report
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.