Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Free Government e-Resources for Youth

Ormes, Dorothy. Free Government e-Resources for Youth: Inform, Inspire, and Activate. Libraries Unlimited, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4408-4131-6

This book helps librarians promote online government information to youth and to assist youth in using it to become informed and educated about our federal government and how it works. It covers various areas of K–12 curriculum, highlighting activities and lesson plans based on national and state standards, and gives helpful directions for creating displays and conducting programs for youth on the government.

Table of Contents 
  1. Stakeholders in U.S. government information
  2. Understanding the governmental process
  3. The government and education
  4. The government and science
  5. The government and the arts and humanities
  6. The government and numbers : the census and beyond
  7. The government and money
  8. More government on the Web : agency pages, digital information, apps and mobile sites
  9. Finding the needle in the haystack
  10. Joining the FDLP : are you eligible? what's in it for you?