Government Information on the Net: Locating Foreign, Federal, State, County and Local Data Easily

Date & Time
Thursday, November 13
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration starts at 8:45 a.m.

Cuyahoga County Public Library
Administration Building Auditorium
2111 Snow Road
Parma, Ohio
$45.00 CAMLS libraries
$60.00 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$90.00 Non-members
Fee includes materials
Deadline: November 6
Limit: 24

Looking for good sources of information on countries around the world, including their constitutions, elected officials and tourism? How about Federal government information such as tax forms, Social Security regulations, and help for small businesses in your community? And donít forget the times youíve needed to locate information on state government, construction delays, parks, services to local groups, and local county and city government data. At this hands-on lecture/laboratory youíll find out how to get to this information easily!

Gail Junion-Metz is a librarian and President of the training firm, Information Age Consultants. She is the author of K-12 Resources on the Internet (Library Solutions Press, 1996) and co-author of Using the WWW and Creating Homepages (Neal-Schuman, 1996). She is also the "Surf For" columnist for School Library Journal. Gail is a popular presenter throughout the United States and Canada.
Intended Audience
Anyone responsible for providing government information to patrons, especially for the non-government document specialist.
  • Gain the know-how to provide patrons with plenty of valuable information available from all levels of government, both U.S. and foreign

  • Learn to locate federal, state and local information easily
    Course Content
    • Federal government websites and how to reach them

    • State government websites and whatís on them

    • Local and county government information--how to find it quickly and easily

    • Search tips for locating public information