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The tag line of the pro-public domain Public.Resource.Org is "Making Government Information More Accessible." The site has an agency directory that denotes the agency by its web address, which may initially look daunting, with the alphabet soup that make up the names of government agencies. However, Public.Resource.Org gives the visitors clues to the meanings of the potpourri of letters in their agency directory when the web address is rolled over. By clicking around the site, vsitors will learn that bsc.ca.gov is the site for California Building Standards Commission, fjc.gov is the site for the Federal Judicial Center, and so on. Each agency site has "commentary" by Public.Resource.Org that relates their past and present trials and tribulations with getting the documents and work of the agencies into the public domain. To view the latest in government videotapes, visitors can click on the FedFlix link on the homepage. Currently, there are over 500 Flix on the Internet archive.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > United States Government

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    Keywords:

    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115422985T,Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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