20 Questions: U.S. Government Information (Live Online)

Jun 13, 2012 02:00pm -
Jun 13, 2012 04:00pm

Event Description

In this two-hour online class, students will explore 20 U.S. government web pages that can answer frequently asked reference questions.

The U.S. government provides its citizens with a wealth of information online, from simple facts to in-depth, detailed statistical information on a variety of topics. In this two-hour live online class, students will explore 20 U.S. government web pages in search of answers to questions like, "What is the GDP of Hungary?" and, "How many libraries are there in Kansas?” students will then have the opportunity to explore government Information resources further in an after-class exercise.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the variety of government information resources available on the web
  • Use U.S. Government Information resources to answer a variety of reference questions
  • Demonstrate U.S. Government Information sources to library users

Presented by: Russell Palmer, Lyrasis

Registration deadline: 06/06/2012

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

Non-Member Registration Form

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Apr 25, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Apr 26, 2012 and ends on Jun 12, 2012.
Late registration starts on Jun 13, 2012.