-
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Who needs to know? : the state of public access to federal government information / Patrice McDermott
Bib ID 4353244
Format BookBook
Author
McDermott, Patrice
 
Description Lanham, Md. : Bernan Press, c2007 
xii, 292 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781598880502
1598880500
Full contents
  • There ought to be a law : the need for findable and usable information
  • Tracking the wild government : the Federal Records Act and government publications
  • Government-wide information policy
  • The regulatory system for accountability : the Freedom of Information Act
  • The Critical Infrastructure Information Act : the story of a FOIA exemption
  • Access restricted : the black hole of "sensitive but unclassified" information
  • Classified information : reclassified, overclassified, and misused
  • The executive's power over information access
  • Manipulating information : the dangerous capacities of the executive branch
  • Political science
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Government information - Access control - United States.  |  Freedom of information - United States.  |  Disclosure of information - Government policy - United States.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    YY 323.445 M134
    Copy: YY hbk
    Main Reading Room (Overseas Monograph Collection)

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.