Gov't Printing Office, Status Report: GPO Access
The total number of titles we now make available on GPO Access
has increased to more than 300,000, with an average of 37 million retrieved every month.
Although the law allowed a charge for access (except at depository libraries), the GPO Access
databases soon became freely available to all through GPO Access
Gateway sites set up by depository libraries ("GPO Access
," 1995), and then by December 1995 GPO decided to waive the fees for GPO Access
htm as well as GPO Access
. Public law emerging from the 104th and 105th Congresses may also be accessed through GPO Access
* The creators of both the GPO Access
site and GPO Pathway Services (http://access.gpo.gov/ su_docs/aces/aces760.html), "did a fine job of making it user-friendly," Kerchoff said of the services which allow document searches by title, topics, agency and subject.
(6.) GPO Access
Home Page, available at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/.
At the same time, the public is obtaining government information from government Web sites such as GPO Access
rather than purchasing paper copies.
The Government Printing Office will provide public access through its GPO Access
The federal government puts up information through several access points (e.g., THOMAS, at http://thomas.loc.gov/; GPO Access
, at http://thorplus.lib.purdue.edu/gpo/).
provides online access to the Congressional Record Index, which can be used to search for pre-1996 lobbyist registrations at [http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cri/index.html].
Government and Printing Office's GPO Access
website (www.gpoaccess.gov) provides free access to official versions of a variety of federal government publications, an easy online ordering process, and links to other federal sites.
Quint mentioned NTIS and the GPO Access
model (both NTIS and GPO are CENDI members).