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What is official publication?

What is official publication?

An official publication is any document, printed or produced by any other re- prographic method in multiple copies, issued by an organization that may be con- sidered to be an official body, and available to a public wider than that body.

What is a publication title?

The title of a book, or any other published text or work of art, is a name for the work which is usually chosen by the author. A piece of legislation may have both a short title and a long title. In library cataloging, a uniform title is assigned to a work whose title is ambiguous.

What is the importance of official publications?

Government Publications provide an official record of official activity and rationale for such activity. They reflect policy making and changes in governance. They provide information that might not be possible unless undertaken by government such as the population census.

What are official publications issued by government?

Explanatory guides. The term ‘Government publication’ covers a wide range of materials. Parliamentary business and official records. Green papers and White papers. Royal Commissions. Political chronicles.

Are Government Publications primary sources?

Primary sources may include, but are not limited to laws and legislation, Acts of Congress, court cases, rules and regulations, government documents (such as congressional hearings), etc. A codification of the laws/statutes by subject, with an index).

What is GREY research?

What is grey literature? The term grey literature refers to research that is either unpublished or has been published in non-commercial form. Examples of grey literature include: government reports.

Is Google Scholar GREY literature?

Google Scholar (GS), a commonly used web-based academic search engine, catalogues between 2 and 100 million records of both academic and grey literature (articles not formally published by commercial academic publishers). Google Scholar collates results from across the internet and is free to use.

How do you review GREY literature?

Grey literature is research published outside of commercial or academic publishing….Evaluating grey literatureConsider the author, their affiliations and qualifications.Check reference lists to see who and what other material has been taken into account.Any data collection methods and analysis should be transparent.