Government information dissemination (21 - 27 of 27 items)
Information Management: Progress in Implementing the 1996 Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments
GAO-01-378: Published: Mar 16, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2001.
The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments, known as e-FOIA, require federal agencies to make certain types of information available for public inspection. GAO reviewed 25 federal agencies and found that they have implemented many of the e-FOIA provisions. However, agencies have not made all required documents electronically available. Furthermore, the Department of Justice and other fed...
Preparing Publications for Typesetting
OIMC-12.14.1: Published: Apr 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1993.
GAO presented the Publishing and Communications Center's revised manual on preparing publications for typesetting, focusing on how to: (1) convert documents produced on WordPerfect 5.1 and prepare them for typesetting; (2) prepare document covers, sections, chapters, and other report contents for publication; and (3) prepare document tables and visuals for typesetting...
Global Financial Markets: International Coordination Can Help Address Automation Risks
IMTEC-91-62: Published: Sep 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1991.
GAO reviewed how major and emerging securities and futures markets operating in the international marketplace use or plan to use automation for such market functions as order routing and execution, information dissemination, and clearance and settlement, focusing on: (1) the extent of automation; (2) potential automation risk; (3) regulatory oversight of automation; and (4) global coordination.GAO...
144373: Jul 1, 1991
GAO presented information on its Office of Information Management and Communications' missions, focusing on its seven centers, including the: (1) Acquisition and Contract Services Center; (2) Corporate Systems Center; (3) Information Services Center; (4) Publishing and Communications Center; (5) Records Management Center; (6) Telecommunications Services Center; and (7) Workgroup Systems Center...
Banks and Thrifts: Cause of Federal Regulators' Delays in Releasing Timely Call Report Data
IMTEC-91-26BR: Published: Feb 26, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) federal bank and thrift regulators' automated processes for collecting, producing, and distributing call report data; and (2) causes of and regulators' responses to recent delays experienced in releasing such information.GAO found that: (1) banks and thrifts transmitted the data electronically via computer links or sent it manua...
Cost Recovery Practices Inconsistent With Government Policy
GGD-83-61: Published: Jul 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1983.
GAO conducted a review to assess the economy and efficiency of the Environmental Data and Information Service (EDIS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Although EDIS merged in December 1982 with the National Environmental Satellite Service to become the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service (NESDIS), GAO stated that this merger did not affect the...