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1 20 Questions: U.S. Government Resources

2 Using this Software Microphone Raising your hand Green  / Red X Laughing / Clapping Stepping out Text chat Audio Full Screen Exiting

3 Resource List http://www.delicious.com/eduserv/20_Que stions_US

4 Question One Question: “What is the gross domestic product of Hungary?” Resource: CIA The World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the -world-factbook/

5 Question Two Question: “How many libraries are there in Kansas?” Resource: The National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/

6 Question Three Question: “I’m thinking of becoming a librarian. What are the long-term job prospects for me? how much money can I expect to make?” Resource: The Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/OCO/

7 Question Four Question: “I’m very interested in weather patterns and satellite imagery. Where can I find more information and images?” NOAA-National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

8 Question Five “I’m interested in the political contributions made by Hollywood celebrities. Can I find that information online?” Federal Election Commission, Disclosure Data Search http://www.fec.gov/finance/disclosure/discl osure_data_search.shtml

9 Question Six “I’m doing in depth research on the effects of radiation, particularly radiation generated by nuclear weapons, on humans. I have one reference to an article that has the following number--DOE/EH—0460—how do I get my hands on it? How do I find more information? U.S. Department of Energy, OPENNET Database https://www.osti.gov/opennet

10 Question Seven Question: “My wife and I are thinking of starting a business in our community. We’d like to offer low-cost services to the senior population, but want to know if there are enough potential customers of retirement age to make our venture successful.” Resource: U.S. Census/American Factfinder http://factfinder.census.gov/ County Business Patterns http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html

11 Question Eight Question: “I’m an Arkansas native, and I heard that during World War II, there were Japanese internment camps in Arkansas. What information can I find on that?” Search general questions in USAsearch.gov or… Google U.S. Government Search

12 Question Nine Question: “I’d love to have a map of the area I live in with a whole lot of detail to it. Can I find one on the computer to print or will I have to order one and pay for it?” Resource: USGS http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/

13 Question 10 Question: “I’ve been a migraine headache sufferer for 22 years. I’ve tried tons of doctors, and now they are suggesting I find a clinical trial. How do I find a clinical trial, and how do I know they need people to study?” Resource: National Institutes of Health, Clinical Trials Database— http://www.clinicaltrials.gov

14 Question 11 Question: “I sell paint at my hardware store, and I’m just curious, nation wide, is more or less paint being sold this year vs. last year?” Resource: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Industrial Reports http://www.census.gov/cir/www/index.html

15 Question 12 Question: “I’m thinking of moving to Wyoming. I don’t know much about the economy there. Where can I go to see some general information?” Resource: The Bureau of Labor Statistics www.bls.gov

16 Question 13 “I know the ‘Iraq Study Group Report’ was published. The copy you have is checked out. Is there any way I can still get it?” Google U.S. Government Search www.google.com/unclesam

17 Question 14 “I would love to be able to see a large collection of historical newspapers online. Are there any sources for this?” Library of Congress, “Chronicling America” National Digital Newspaper Program http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

18 Question 15 “I’m considering travel to Burkina Faso. While I’m there, I might decide to adopt a child. Oh, and what vaccinations do I need before I leave?” United States Department of State, Country Specific Information http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html

19 Question 16 “I’m writing a paper on lyme disease for my BIO 101 class. Where can I just get some general information? I think I’d also like to see some pictures of it.” The Centers for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov

20 Question 17 “I heard there was an ongoing controversy between shoe companies about a patent for ‘intelligent footwear systems.’ Where can I find more information about this invention, specifically drawing of what it might look like?” U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Database http://patft.uspto.gov/

21 Question 18 Question: “If I wanted to see documents related to Delta Airlines merging with Northwest, where might I find information?” Resource: The Securities and Exchange Commission, Edgar Database http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml

22 Question 19 Question: “My primary area of research is the space program. For quite some time, I studied NASA’s response to the Challenger disaster. Some of the documents I accessed previously are no longer available on the web. Is there any chance of finding them?” Resource: University of North Texas, CyberCemetery http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/default.htm

23 Question 20 Question: “I want to be able to track legislation that is going on in congress right now. I’m particularly interested in bills sponsored or co-sponsored by my senators/representatives.” Resource: Thomas, the Library of Congress http://thomas.loc.gov/

24 Bonus! Obscurities Rummaging in the Government Attic http://www.governmentattic.org/

25 Thank You for Attending! Questions? Professional Development 1.800.999.8558 Web: www.lyrasis.org Email: russell.palmer@lyrasis.org


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