South Carolina 2012 Notable Documents Announced


The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the selection of the most notable South Carolina state government documents of 2012. South Carolina state government documents come in many formats and those selected include state agency publications, reports, magazines, and websites. The selection is announced annually in honor of Freedom of Information Day, March 16, the birthday of President James Madison, an early proponent of citizen access to government information.

Awards will be presented to the winning agencies and authors on May 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Piedmont room at 1500 Senate Street in Columbia.

Winning documents were selected by document librarians around the state and the staff of the South Carolina State Library. All documents are available to view at the State Library.


Diagnosing turfgrass problems: a practical guide
Ralph W. White and L. B. McCarty, Clemson University Public Service Publishing

Reading performance in South Carolina: statewide and district-level briefs
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee

South Carolina health professions data book 2012
Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning

South Carolina senior citizens' handbook: a guide to laws and programs affecting senior citizens
South Carolina Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging and the South Carolina Bar, Public Services Division


Legislative update
South Carolina General Assembly, House of Representatives, Office of Research and Constituent Services

South Carolina commerce
South Carolina Department of Commerce
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Web Resources

South Carolina Arts Commission: The Hub

South Carolina Department of Education

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control: Environmental Public Health Tracking

South Carolina Election Commission

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