RIC – Rural Information Center

by Patricia LaCaille John, March 2005. Rural Information Center Publication Series; no. 58 2005. Beltsville, MD. Last Modified: March 2010. "This guide serves as a starting point for small communities and concerned individuals to examine the issues and begin to plan feasible programs. It provides web links to full-text information resources available on the different aspects of solid waste disposal: recycling, composting, specific recyclable materials, household hazardous wastes, collection methods, and more."


This resource guide was revised and updated by Patricia LaCaille John in May 2005. Last Modified January, 2015. Rural Information Center Publication Series; no. 74 2005. Beltsville, MD
This online guide brings together full-text resources for local officials and organizations seeking information on planning arts and humanities programs in their communities. It includes resources on funding trends, community benefits, economic impact, planning, case studies and model programs, federal and private funding sources, and lists of key organizations.


This online guide is designed to help hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and other rural health providers learn more about various funding options to meet their capital needs. This guide was revised and updated by Patricia LaCaille John, July 2004. Rural Health in Brief; no. 3 2004. Beltsville, MD. NAL Call Number: aRA771.5 .J64 2004


This guide was developed by the Rural Information Center in 2006. Last Modified July, 2013. The case studies in this publication demonstrate the innovations and commitment the United States Forest Service has made to working with other partners in developing a sustainable community and regional tourism and recreation program. August 1995. This online guide provides information on funding programs, technical assistance, and informational resources from housing organizations.


Quick Bibliography Series: QB 94-09, Updates QB 92-21. 91 citations in English from AGRICOLA Citations in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1979 and October 1993.
By Patricia La Caille John. Rural Information Center. February 1994.


This resource guide was revised and updated by Patricia L. John in 2005. Rural Information Center Publication Series; no. 67 2005 Last modified: July 2013. Local governments face challenges that impact their ability to provide both current and new community services. This online guide provides local officials access to full-text resources discussing local government finance issues.


Historical overview of the food surplus distributions and the first Food Stamp Programs in the United States. This publication was hosted by Rural Information Center of the National Agricultural Library. Author: Dennis Roth. Economic Research Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Originally created in 2004 last modified for this archival version Aug. 2015.


Quick Bibliography Series: QB 94-08. 352 citations in English from AGRICOLA Citations in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1988 - September 1993. By Patricia La Caille John. Rural Information Center. February 1994. NAL Call Number: aZ5071.N3 no.94-08


This resource guide was revised and updated by Patricia LaCaille John December 2004. Rural Information Center Publication Series; no. 62 2004. Beltsville, MD. This document was modified January, 2015. Historic Preservation Resources provides web links to more than fifty full-text "how to" information guides and manuals on general and technical aspects of historic preservation. It includes web links to specialty resources on historic barns, farms, bridges, schools, battlefields, landscapes, lighthouses, interiors, exteriors, preservation techniques, and other facts of historic preservation.


Quick Bibliography Series: QB 94-39. Updates QB 92-18. 166 citations in English from AGRICOLA Citations in this bibliography were entered in the AGRICOLA database between January 1980 - April 1994. By Patricia La Caille John. Rural Information Center. June 1994. NAL Call Number: aZ5071.N3 no.94-39


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