THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of Science and Technology Policy
GUIDE TO ELECTRONIC ACCESS OF WHITE HOUSE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Contact: Barry Epstein of the White House, 202-456-6076 or internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Clinton Administration has made a priority of investing in science and technology to benefit the American people with a growing economy, cleaner environment, better health, stronger defense and improved quality of life. The Clinton Administration also is committed to using new technologies to communicate with the nation. This announcement details various ways the White House provides science and technology information to interested citizens.
White House information on science and technology issues can be accessed electronically in three ways: via the World Wide Web by viewing the White House home page, through electronic mail using the White House Electronic Publication Service, and by modem via FedWorld.
ACCESS VIA WORLD WIDE WEB
"Welcome to the White House: An Interactive Citizens' Handbook" on the World Wide Web provides a single point of access to all electronic government information on the Internet. "Welcome to the White House" can be accessed at: http://www.whitehouse.gov. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy World Wide Web location is:
ACCESS BY ELECTRONIC MAIL
The White House also disseminates press notices, reports, briefings, policies, testimony and speeches via electronic mail through the White House Electronic Publication Service. Individuals with electronic mail can subscribe and automatically receive periodic White House releases or make a request for previous releases. To receive science and technology releases, send the following electronic mail message:
To: Publications(At)Research.AI.MIT.EDU. Subject: receive science-technology
To receive releases about the environment, send the following electronic mail message:
To: Publications@RESEARCH.AI.MIT.EDU Subject: receive environment
To request further information regarding the White House Electronic Publication Service, send the following electronic mail message:
To:Publications@Research.AI.MIT.EDU Subject: send science-technology FAQ
ACCESS THROUGH FEDWORLD
Science, technology and other U.S. government information can also be accessed through FedWorld, a gateway to more than 140 Federal agency computer systems. FedWorld can be accessed by modem at 703-321-8020 (set modem to n,8,1 and terminal emulation to ANSI) or by Internet (telnet to fedworld.gov). Questions about FedWorld can be answered by calling 703-487-4608.
These services provide information about the Administration's initiatives in such areas as computers, communications, the environment, energy, science, health, transportation, manufacturing, educational technologies, international affairs and defense technologies.