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Title: The Government Information Landscape and Libraries
Authors: Cassell, Kay
Kimar, Nera
Tsuma, Clive
Paterson, Susan
Zuheir Bakleh, Mohammad
Denner, Lize
Mastora, Anna
Koloniari, Maria
Monopoli, Maria
Church, James
Yang, Jungwon
Drozdova, Anastasia A.
Chandler, Hannah
Grimshaw, Jennie
Flynn, Kian
Hartnett, Cass
Swanes, Maya
Loprest, Robert
Tallman, Kathyrn
United Nations Cybersecurity Section
World Bank Group ITS Office of Information Security
Cassell, Kay
Church, James
Tallman, Kathyrn
Church, Carol
Keywords: Subject::Government information
Issue Date: Jun-2021
Publisher: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Series/Report no.: IFLA Professional Reports;No. 137;
Abstract: The Government Information Landscape and Libraries is an IFLA Professional Report that illustrates the challenges and complexities posed by government publishing systems and the need to maintain professional government information expertise in libraries to help users discover and interpret it. The report demonstrates this through a series of case studies that attempt to demystify and spark interest in this rich complexity for selected countries, regions, and institutions worldwide. Government information professionals also face daunting set of challenges to the access and dissemination of this information created by disruptive technologies, budget constraints, and the changing priorities of government bureaucracies - yet access to this information remains crucial for an informed civil society. It is for this reason that organisations such as IFLA, national library associations, and other institutions continue to support professionally educated government information experts.
ISBN: 9789077897751
ISSN: 0168-1931
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