Category: government information

Busy and Redesigned U.S. Government Websites... Plus a new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts...

by on April 22, 2017 1:19 pm
Please see: Reaching a Web Traffic Milestone on Congress.gov [Congress.gov sees record-breaking traffic] by Andrew Weber April 3, 2017 Please see also: The “GPO redesign”  beta release (April 19, 2017). And please see: The new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts. For a report on this project,… Read more Busy and Redesigned U.S. Government Websites... Plus a new project from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Seattle design studio Artefact called USAFacts...

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Has Advised White House to Keep Each Tweet of President Donald J. Trump

by on April 16, 2017 12:45 pm
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) head David S. Ferriero (officially “Archivist of the United States”) has advised the White House to keep each of President Donald J. Trump‘s tweets. Please see this letter (and its copious enclosures). For some news coverage, please see here and here.

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Supports the OPEN Government Data Act (S. 760)

by on April 7, 2017 5:13 pm
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) supports the OPEN Government Data Act (S. 760) — hooray! Please see here for a 5 April 2017 letter to members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives signed by the AALL and others. Law Librarian Blog very helpfully emphasizes the following specific portion of that… Read more American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Supports the OPEN Government Data Act (S. 760)