The 1998/1999 version of this manual (first described in the Scout Report for September 12, ) has been posted by the National Archives and Records Administration and the US Government Printing Office. Like its predecessors, the manual offers comprehensive information on the branches of the federal government, departments, offices, and related bodies. The Manual's 800 pages can be retrieved in either ACSII text or .pdf format. Each department or office entry is listed separately, and entries include an overview and contact information. Subject and Name/Agency Indexes are also included at the end of the Manual.