In the 4th edition of The Manual to Online Public Records, authors Sankey and Hetherington shed new light on the mystique of finding public records from government and private sources. The What, Where, and How of online public record access is contained herein on a nationwide basis. Two words epitomize the benefits readers will gain from this completely revised 4th edition: efficiency and accuracy. New chapters explore how to analyze record searching methodology and how to best use social media sites for advanced, creative techniques of finding electronic and paper trails of records. An analysis of 15,000+ government sites is arranged in individual state chapters. Data is presented in a format that is easy-to-use and practical in wording as well as spiked with subjective comments on value and benefits. Readers will soon learn of detailed information on key locations, including data not found from a Google Search. The Manual also provides techniques on how to narrow the overwhelming array of vendors to find those sites that best suit a researcher s needs. More than any of the earlier editions, this resource provides the competitive edge for concise record research."