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New electronic information available to government auditors.

The Office of the Inspector General has developed a new Internet-based information service for the federal inspector general community and other professionals involved in government audits, inspections and investigations. IGnet is a repository for inspector general audit, inspection and semi-annual reports, available to anyone with Internet facilities.

The service links individual inspector general servers and provides users with access to other relevant Internet resource. IGnet also includes a mailing list that offers users person0to-person communications.

To register for IGnet, send name, title, agency or organizations name and address, phone, fax and e-mail information to John Dye, IGnet Director, at He also can be reached by phone at (202) 205-7431 or by fax at (202) 205-7874.

GAO electronic bulletin board

A new service of the U.S. General Accounting Office allows users to review and download versions of Status of Open Recommendations and Government Auditing Standards (the yellow book) issued by the GAO Office of Policy. Also available is information on the national intergovernmental audit forum and single audit issues.

For information on the bulletin board system contract Lawson "Rick" Gist jr. at or He can be called at (202) 512-4478 or faxed at (202) 512-48844.
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Publication:Journal of Accountancy
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Dec 1, 1995
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