ALA Notable Government Documents

ALA Notable Government Documents

Browse "the best of the best" Federal Government publications as chosen by leading librarians of the Notable Documents Panel of the American Libraries Association (ALA) Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) Publications Committee.

Each year, the ALA GODORT Notable Documents Panel selects what it considers to be the most “Notable Government Documents” published during the previous year by Federal, state, and local governments and includes the list of winners in its prestigious Library Journal (LJ).  Typically, many of the Federal publications it picks are available through the Government Printing Office's U.S. Government Online Bookstore.

Known as "the most trusted and respected publication for the library community," LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries. Its hefty reviews sections evaluate 8000+ reviews annually of books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos/DVDs, databases, systems and websites."

Best Selling ALA Notable Government Documents Publications

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A Magnificent Showcase: History, Heritage, and Art

A Magnificent Showcase: History, Heritage, and Art: The United States Air Force and the Air Force Art Program

By: Defense Dept., Air Force, Air Force History and Museums Program; and Air Force Art Program

GPO Stock # 008-000-01091-9 ISBN: 9780160926617

This illustrated, large-format book presents the U.S. Air Force Art Program's depiction of the Air Force across the service's history, starting with the birth of U.S. military aviation under the auspices of the Army.  It interweaves the story of...

Price: $156.00
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-196

War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Naval History and Heritage Command

GPO Stock # 008-046-00296-7 ISBN: 9780945274766

At the height of the U.S. Navy’s involvement in the Vietnam War, the Navy’s coastal and riverine forces included more than 30,000 sailors and over 350 patrol vessels ranging in size from riverboats to destroyers. These forces developed the most...

Price: $75.00
National Individual Tree Species Atlas

National Individual Tree Species Atlas

By: Agriculture Dept., Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team

GPO Stock # 001-001-00703-0 ISBN: 9780160928536

This reference volume covers each tree species in the United States and precisely where each species is likely to grow and not grow.  

This illustrated work will benefit silviculturists, foresters, geneticists, researchers, botanists,...

Price: $91.00
Combat at Close Quarters: Warfare on the Rivers and Canals of Vietnam

Combat at Close Quarters: Warfare on the Rivers and Canals of Vietnam

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Naval History and Heritage Command

GPO Stock # 008-046-00293-2 ISBN: 9780945274735

(Contains some copyrighted information.)

This work describes riverine combat during the Vietnam War, emphasizing the operations of the U.S. Navy’s River Patrol Force, which conducted Operation Game Warden; the U.S. Army-Navy Mobile...

Sale Price: $10.50
In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965-2014

In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965-2014

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00579-4 ISBN: 9780160925634

In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965–2014, presents art from the Vietnam War through the late twentieth to early twenty-first century to more recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. It depicts the U.S. Army in all its aspects. The...

Sale Price: $18.50
Peace Corps Perspective: A Look at the People, Places, and Cultures of the First

This collection of photographs spans the Peace Corps service in 140 countries over the last five decades.  The photos showcase the diversity of the locales where volunteers have served. This pictorial collection captures the work that Peace Corps...

Price: $15.00
Pacific Tsunami Warning System: A Half Century of Protecting the Pacific, 1965-2

Pacific Tsunami Warning System: A Half Century of Protecting the Pacific, 1965-2015

By: Commerce Dept., NOAA, Inoue Regional Center, International Tsunami Information Center

GPO Stock # 003-017-00570-4 ISBN: 9780996257909

This book commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Pacific Tsunami Warning System (PTWS).  It includes reflections from involved participants, a timeline of tsunamis and important events, a history of warning evolution, and a chronicle of...

Sale Price: $30.50
U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: Mississippi and Tennessee

U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: Mississippi and Tennessee

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00580-8 ISBN: 9780160926303

Series Title: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War

The Campaigns in Mississippi and Tennessee, February–December 1864, by Derek W. Frisby, begins with an examination of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Meridian Expedition, often called a...

Price: $8.00
Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Committee Study of the Cen

The United States Senate Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Defense and Interrogation Program has the official title -- Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s...

Price: $29.00
Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security

Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security

By: Defense Dept., National Defense University

GPO Stock # 008-046-00285-1 ISBN: 9780160925559

Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security advances the critical dialogue on the importance of women in international peace and security. Points out the importance of women in building and keeping peace. Brings together diverse voices...

Sale Price: $21.00
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