Journal Article: “Finding Government Resources Online: A Webometric Study of Selective Federal Depository Library Websites”
The following article appears in a recent issue of SLIS Connecting published by the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS).
Charity C. Park
Vol. 8 No. 1 (2019)
Note: Masters Research Project
Over eleven hundred libraries across the United States and its territories participate in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) by providing public access to free government resources. In the last decade, there has been a significant shift as many government publications are being published only electronically. At the same time, several older physical collections are being digitized and made available online. This shift has caused many FDLP libraries to weed their older physical government document collections and increase their electronic holdings.
This study examines how Federal depository libraries in the United States provide information about their government do
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12 pages; PDF.
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. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.