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Zimmerman's Research Guide


Red Books

Advertising: The official title of the "Red Book" for advertising is the Standard Directory of {Domestic/International} Advertisers and the Standard Directory of {Domestic/International} Advertising Agencies. There is an online edition on Lexis (in the MARKET library). See also "Advertising".

Accounting: The official title of the "Red Book" for accounting is the [Codification of] Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

Automobiles: The official title of the "Red Book for automobile valuation is the Automobile Red Book. See "Automobile Valuation Information."

Bonds: The official title of the "Red Book" for bonds is The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (published annually by the Bond Buyer. The Marketplace provides information on "players" in the municipal bond market. An archived 2001 edition is available through Lexis (BANKING;TBONDB).

Drug Prices: See "Pharmaceuticals."

Employment Law: Volume 3 of the Field Operations Handbook (FOH) published by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor is known as "The Red Book". See "United States Department of Labor."

Federal Fiscal Law: A multi-volume publication by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) called Principles of Federal Appropriations Law (Red Book).

Health Care: The "Red Book" published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG) was "a compendium of significant cost-saving recommendations that have not been fully implemented." As of 2007, the Red Book was combined with the "Orange Book" into the Compendium of Unimplemented Office of Inspector General Recommendations. The HHS-OIG posts both recent editions of the Compendium and archived editions of the "Red Book."

Medicine: A treatise by the American Academy of Pediatrics covering the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Available on line at http://aapredbook.aappublications.org.

New York: There's a New York Red Book with basic information about the state's executive, legislative and judicial information branches and a Second Circuit Red Book with information on just the Courts in New York City. The New York Redbook is published by in print and online by the New York Legal Publishing Corporation.

Securities Law: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Manual is called the "Red Book." See "Securities and Exchange Commission."

Social Security: The Social Security Administration publishes a The Red Book - A Guide to Work Incentives, alternatively subtitled A Summary Guide to Employment Supports for Persons with Disabilities Under the Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Programs.

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