Public Libraries Briefcase: Finding & Using Public Records


Subject:
Government , Public Records

Description:
March 2006 overview of sources for public records, "'records maintained by government agencies that are open without restriction to public inspection either by statute or by tradition.' ... Public records are most frequently used to find information about businesses, such as financial condition, or about people, such as background checks." Includes annotated links to starting points for locating public records. From the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the American Library Association (ALA).

Creator:
Maatta, Stephanie; Ashoff, Diane; Vicha, Donavan

Publisher:
American Library Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/rusa/sections/brass/brasspubs/publibbrief/no14march2006/plb200603.cfm


PID= res:lii-21103