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U.S. government directories, 1982-1995
Pearson, Joyce A. McCray.
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Publication Information:
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1998.
Physical Description:
xvii, 159 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
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Pearson and Tull's extensive bibliography lists and describes directories (and other publications with directory-type information) published by departments and agencies of the U. S. federal government from 1982 through 1995. Organized by subject, the book covers areas and places; associations and organizations; businesses, corporations, and industry; data sources; establishments and institutions; government agencies (general and subject-specific); individuals; information sources and systems; laws and regulations; and programs, activities, facilities, and services. This volume includes information on microform, CD-ROM, and computer file directories as well as those published on paper. Shipping list numbers and item numbers have been added to the citations. Complete bibliographic information is given, including first and last (when applicable) date of publication, number of volumes, issuing agency, number of pages, series information, format, and frequency of publication. In addition to an extensive

Author Notes

JOYCE A. MCCRAY PEARSON is Associate Director, University of Kansas School of Law Library, Lawrence, Kansas.

PAMELA M. TULL is Electronic Services/Government Documents Librarian at the same institution.

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An annotated list of directories published by departments and agencies of the federal government since Constance Staten Gray's U.S. Government Directories, 1970^-1981. Electronic formats of directories are now included, and GPO shipping list and item numbers have been added to the citations.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Chapter 1 Areas and Placesp. 1
Department of Agriculturep. 1
Department of Commercep. 3
Department of Defensep. 3
Department of Housing and Urban Developmentp. 4
Department of the Interiorp. 5
Office of Personnel Managementp. 8
Department of Statep. 8
Treasury Departmentp. 8
Chapter 2 Associations and Organizationsp. 9
Department of Agriculturep. 9
Department of Commercep. 10
Department of Defensep. 10
Federal Emergency Management Agencyp. 11
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 11
Department of the Interiorp. 12
Department of Justicep. 12
Department of Laborp. 13
National Credit Union Administrationp. 13
National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanitiesp. 13
Treasury Departmentp. 13
Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relationsp. 14
Congressp. 14
Chapter 3 Businesses and Industriesp. 15
Department of Agriculturep. 15
Department of Commercep. 16
Department of Defensep. 17
Department of the Interiorp. 18
Library of Congressp. 18
Small Business Administrationp. 19
Securities and Exchange Commissionp. 20
Smithsonian Institutionp. 20
Treasury Departmentp. 20
Department of Transportationp. 20
Chapter 4 Data Sourcesp. 21
Department of Agriculturep. 21
Department of Commercep. 22
Department of Defensep. 23
Department of Energyp. 23
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 23
General Services Administrationp. 24
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 24
Department of the Interiorp. 25
Department of Justicep. 25
National Aeronautics and Space Administrationp. 26
Postal Servicep. 26
Office of Personnel Managementp. 27
Treasury Departmentp. 27
Chapter 5 Establishments and Institutionsp. 29
Department of Agriculturep. 29
Department of Commercep. 30
Department of Defensep. 31
Department of Educationp. 32
Federal Home Loan Bank Boardp. 33
General Services Administrationp. 33
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 34
U.S. Information Agencyp. 36
Department of Transportationp. 36
Department of Veterans Affairsp. 36
Congressp. 37
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Councilp. 37
Nuclear Regulatory Commissionp. 37
Chapter 6 Government Agencies, Generalp. 39
Department of Agriculturep. 39
General Services Administrationp. 39
Civil Rights Commissionp. 40
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 40
Chapter 7 Government Agencies, Subjectp. 41
Department of Agriculturep. 41
Department of Commercep. 43
Department of Defensep. 43
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 44
General Accounting Officep. 45
Government Printing Officep. 45
General Services Administrationp. 45
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 46
Department of Housing and Urban Developmentp. 48
Department of the Interiorp. 48
Department of Justicep. 48
Judiciaryp. 49
Department of Laborp. 50
National Credit Union Administrationp. 50
Department of Statep. 50
Small Business Administrationp. 51
Treasury Departmentp. 51
Department of Transportationp. 51
Appalachian Regional Commissionp. 52
Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporationp. 52
Congressp. 52
Chapter 8 Individualsp. 53
Department of Agriculturep. 53
Department of Commercep. 54
Federal Communications Commissionp. 55
Department of Defensep. 55
Department of Energyp. 56
Department of Educationp. 57
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 57
Federal Emergency Management Agencyp. 58
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 58
Department of the Interiorp. 59
Department of Laborp. 59
Executive Office of the Presidentp. 60
Department of Statep. 60
Small Business Administrationp. 60
Treasury Departmentp. 61
Department of Transportationp. 61
Department of Veterans Affairsp. 62
Congressp. 62
Federal Election Commissionp. 62
Equal Employment Opportunity Commissionp. 63
Chapter 9 Information Sources and Systemsp. 65
Department of Agriculturep. 65
Department of Commercep. 69
Department of Defensep. 70
Department of Energyp. 71
Department of Educationp. 72
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 75
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 76
Department of the Interiorp. 82
Department of Justicep. 83
Library of Congressp. 84
Postal Servicep. 85
Office of Personnel Managementp. 85
Small Business Administrationp. 86
Treasury Departmentp. 86
Department of Transportationp. 87
Department of Veterans Affairsp. 88
Federal Election Commissionp. 88
Federal Executive Boardp. 88
Congressp. 89
Chapter 10 Laws and Regulationsp. 91
Department of Agriculturep. 91
Department of Commercep. 91
Department of Defensep. 91
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 92
Interstate Commerce Commissionp. 92
Department of Laborp. 92
Postal Servicep. 93
Department of Statep. 93
Department of Transportationp. 93
Federal Election Commissionp. 94
Chapter 11 Programs, Activities, Facilities, and Servicesp. 95
Department of Agriculturep. 95
Action Agencyp. 98
National Archives and Records Administrationp. 99
Department of Commercep. 99
Department of Defensep. 100
Department of Energyp. 102
Department of Educationp. 102
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 105
Federal Emergency Management Agencyp. 106
General Services Administrationp. 106
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 106
Department of Housing and Urban Developmentp. 109
Department of the Interiorp. 110
Department of Justicep. 111
Judiciaryp. 111
Department of Laborp. 112
Library of Congressp. 112
Postal Servicep. 113
Executive Office of the Presidentp. 113
Small Business Administrationp. 113
Treasury Departmentp. 114
Department of Transportationp. 115
Department of Veterans Affairsp. 116
National Institute for Literacyp. 116
Corporation for National and Community Servicep. 116
Nuclear Regulatory Commissionp. 117
Congressp. 117
Chapter 12 Miscellaneous Subjectsp. 121
Department of Agriculturep. 121
Department of Commercep. 122
Department of Defensep. 123
Department of Educationp. 125
General Services Administrationp. 125
Department of Health and Human Servicesp. 125
Department of the Interiorp. 126
Department of Justicep. 126
Department of Laborp. 126
Library of Congressp. 127
Department of Statep. 127
Treasury Departmentp. 127
Department of Transportationp. 128
Congressp. 128
Appendix A Regional Depository Librariesp. 131
Appendix B GPO Sales Publications Reference Filep. 137
Appendix C U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstoresp. 139
Author/Title Indexp. 141
Subject Indexp. 155