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GODORT Steering

Discussion Cass busy most of Thursday July 2

by Cassandra Hartnett on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 06:55 pm

Since my in-box has been flooded with e-mail today, it seems only fair to let folks know that I'll be mostly in a meeting, on the reference desk or teaching a class Thursday.  E-mail responses from me may not come 'til midnight!

FAFLRT (Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table)

Discussion FAFLRT on Twitter

by Joniclare Savage on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 06:04 pm

FAFLRT is now on Twitter! Stay on the loop with FAFLRT news and events.

http://twitter.com/faflrt

Also, come visit the FAFLRT blog! We have changed the formatting and added a calendar.

http://www.faflrt.ala.org/president/

Joni Savage

FAFLRT Communications Team Volunteer 

MLIS student at SJSU

ACRL ULS (University Libraries Section)

Discussion ACRL ULS Program at Annual

by Kim Leeder Reed on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 04:00 pm

Join us for ULS's annual program, "Millennials in Graduate School: How do We Support Them?"

Saturday, 7/11/09, 1:30-3pm, McCormick Place West, W-196c

Join us for ULS's annual program, "Millennials in Graduate School: How do We Support Them?"

Saturday, 7/11/09, 1:30-3pm, McCormick Place West, W-196c

Millennials, those born between 1982 and 1994, are entering graduate school and doctoral programs. Surveys suggest that these students use libraries heavily and are less than satisfied with the experience. What do these digital multi-taskers want and expect? How can university libraries support their needs? This program will bring together a panel of speakers to discuss trends in graduate education, the expectations of this cohort and the successful approaches that will engage them.

Speakers include Susan Gibbons from University of Rochester, reporting on her latest ethnographic study of graduate students, Joan K. Lippincott from the Coalition for Networked information and Barbara Dewey, Dean of Libraries at the University of Tennessee. The program will also feature a video montage of graduate students making their case to librarians. All attendees will receive a chance to win an iPod Touch!

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Government Information Interest Group

Discussion More Gov Info Presentations at ALA Annual

by Rebecca Troy-Horton on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 03:28 pm

If you are going to the ALA Annual 2009 Conference in Chicago next week, please come to the ALA Unconference where I will be leading a broad discussion on Friday, July 10th from 11:10-12:00 on the library's role in current & emerging trends of civic engagement, transparency, preservation and access to Government information.

If you are going to the ALA Annual 2009 Conference in Chicago next week, please come to the ALA Unconference where I will be leading a broad discussion on Friday, July 10th from 11:10-12:00 on the library's role in current & emerging trends of civic engagement, transparency, preservation and access to Government information. The supporting materials and presentation will be linked in the Unconference wiki.

Also, please come to the LITA BIGWIG Social Software Showcase to discuss and learn about Government Information Mashups! I will be presenting on this topic and would love to have you help out and/or join in on the conversation! The presentation will be posted on their website but the face to face portion of the BIGWIG Showcase presentations will take place Monday, July 13th from 10:30am - 12:30pm in the McCormick Convention Center West, Room W-184.

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WAC CMS Selection Taskforce

Discussion WAC CMS Task Force Meeting

by Louise Gruenberg. MAE. MLS. MIAKM-UXD (staff) on Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 06:48 pm

We will be meeting at 5:30 on Monday July 13, in McCormick Place West, room 177. I have included some maps that may be helpful for locating the room.

Interested parties may even head for dinner together afterward.

It was difficult to find a time that worked for everyone, so my apologies to anyone who cannot make it. I will plan ahead for Midwinter Meeting so that we have more notice.

 Louise

GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion State and Local Documents Task Force 2009 Annual Meeting Agenda

by Kristine Kasianovitz on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 12:32 pm

Hi –

 

I know we’ve got the 8am Saturday meeting time, but it will be totally worth your while to join us!

 

Please review the minutes online – we will not have any print copies at the meeting; but I will have a copy on my computer with projector so we can look at it.

http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Local_Midwinter_2009_minutes

 

Here is our agenda:  http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/State_Local_Annual2009

Welcome and Introductions

Icebreaker - What's in your budget?

Attendance Sheet (Annelise to circulate)

Adoption of the Agenda

Approval of State_Local_Midwinter_2009_minutes Minutes from ALA Midwinter

Liaison Reports

Reports from Committees that have met and only items that are of direct interest or affect SLDTF; Liaisons please post reports to this section of the wiki

  • Legislation
  • Membership
  • Program (2009 Chicago Annual Meeting Program specifically ties in with SLDTF)
  • Cataloging
  • Education
  • GITCO
  • Publications
  • Rare and Endangered Government Publications

Old Business

  • Inventory of Projects Preserving State Government Information (Karen Hogenboom)

[Link to Description]

Outcomes

1. Participants are given an update on what the project is, the wiki, and participation thus far.

2. We will have more volunteers from other states.

  • Wither the Committee of 8 (Kris Kasianovitz, Barbara Miller)

Outcomes

1. Participants are given a brief background of the C8 and their function.

2. Decide if the C8 structure should continue, be reconfigured, reconvened or dissolved.

Remembrance of Margaret T. Lane (Kris and group)

Discussion - Statistics and Data Session (Kris Kasianovitz, Annelise Sklar)

Outcomes

1. Participants understand the difference between statistics and data, aggregate data, microdata

2. Participants are introduced to use of statistical information and/or data in library instruction and research (include sources for information)

3. Participants gain experience in evaluating statistical information

4. Participants learn components of statistical tables

5. Participants are able to bibliographically describe statistical tables

6.Participants have a packet of information that they can use when providing library instruction

Recap of any action items, next steps, etc.

Adjourn

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Guide to Reference

Discussion RUSA Programs at ALA Annual in Chicago

by Steven Hofmann (staff) on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 12:31 pm

A comprehensive guide to the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) programs and events at the upcoming ALA Annual conference is available for download at http://rusa.ala.org/media/rusa09annual.pdf.

LITA (Library and Information Technology Association)

Discussion LITA Events at Annual

by Aaron Dobbs on Sun, May 31, 2009 at 02:18 pm

The LITA events gCal is populated - let me know if you have timezone toubles...

See you in Chicago!

Blogs, Interactive Media, Groupware, and Wikis Interest Group (LITA BIGWIG)

Discussion LITA Events at Annual

by Aaron Dobbs on Sun, May 31, 2009 at 02:18 pm

The LITA events gCal is populated - let me know if you have timezone toubles...

See you in Chicago!

GODORT Program Committee (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion Program Committee Meeting Agenda

by Amy West on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:08 am

Friday, June 10, 2009

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PALM Burnham 5

Friday, June 10, 2009

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PALM Burnham 5

  1. Introductions and Welcome
  2. Short review of 2009 preconference: All Government Information is Local: Building on a Century of Local and Regional information in Libraries
  3. Short discussion of logistics for 2009 program Gov Doc Kids
  4. Brief review of committee membership duties
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