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20 Questions: Government Information Resources

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/04/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Category(ies)

Format

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:

By the end of this class, students will be able to:  

  • 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

Can’t attend the live event?  Register over here for access to the recording, made available within 7 days of the live webinar.

 

Biography ~ Russell Palmer
Russell Palmer is the Supervisor of Professional Development at LYRASIS. He writes, teaches, and speaks on a wide range of topics, including resource sharing, reference and information services, collection development and information literacy. Russell previously worked as Instruction and Outreach Coordinator at Mercer University. Russell has been invited to speak at state, regional, national, and international conferences, including LOEX, LOEX of the West, and the Reference Renaissance. He earned his MLIS at Florida State University, and his AB in English at the University of Georgia.

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