GSA Launches FEDLAW

January 6, 1997
THE DAILY FED

GSA Launches FEDLAW

The General Services Administration announced today the opening of its new FEDLAW legal and regulatory research resource on the World Wide Web at http://www.legal.gsa.gov.

"Designed to aid federal lawyers and other federal employees doing legal or regulatory research, this new site has over 1,400 hypertext connections to other legal and regulatory data," according to a GSA press release.

The new service was developed by Federal Telecommunications Service Commissioner Bob Woods, GSA Legal Counsel Emily Hewitt, and Southeast Sunbelt Regional Administrator Carole Dortch.

According to Woods, who has been active in several GSA Internet ventures, "If we are to realize the productivity improvements from technology projected for the professional and managerial employees, we must learn to develop practical applications for the Internet."

"It is a prime example of agencies working together to improve resources for all of us," Hewitt said.

The site consists of several sub-menus of well-organized topics which link offsite to other Web sites which contain the information. The menus allow the user to find obscure but useful federal information that would otherwise be buried on the Internet. However, the addition of a keyword search mechanism in future enhancements of the Web site would facilitate searches, especially on some of the longest menus.

Stay up-to-date with federal news alerts and analysis — Sign up for GovExec's email newsletters.
FROM OUR SPONSORS
JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Close [ x ] More from GovExec
 
 

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from GovExec.com.
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Forecasting Cloud's Future

    Conversations with Federal, State, and Local Technology Leaders on Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation

    Download
  • The Big Data Campaign Trail

    With everyone so focused on security following recent breaches at federal, state and local government and education institutions, there has been little emphasis on the need for better operations. This report breaks down some of the biggest operational challenges in IT management and provides insight into how agencies and leaders can successfully solve some of the biggest lingering government IT issues.

    Download
  • Communicating Innovation in Federal Government

    Federal Government spending on ‘obsolete technology’ continues to increase. Supporting the twin pillars of improved digital service delivery for citizens on the one hand, and the increasingly optimized and flexible working practices for federal employees on the other, are neither easy nor inexpensive tasks. This whitepaper explores how federal agencies can leverage the value of existing agency technology assets while offering IT leaders the ability to implement the kind of employee productivity, citizen service improvements and security demanded by federal oversight.

    Download
  • IT Transformation Trends: Flash Storage as a Strategic IT Asset

    MIT Technology Review: Flash Storage As a Strategic IT Asset For the first time in decades, IT leaders now consider all-flash storage as a strategic IT asset. IT has become a new operating model that enables self-service with high performance, density and resiliency. It also offers the self-service agility of the public cloud combined with the security, performance, and cost-effectiveness of a private cloud. Download this MIT Technology Review paper to learn more about how all-flash storage is transforming the data center.

    Download
  • Ongoing Efforts in Veterans Health Care Modernization

    This report discusses the current state of veterans health care

    Download

When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.