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Discussion Open Meeting Announcement: GODORT Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization

by Stephanie Braunstein on Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 11:18 am

GODORT Ad Hoc Reorg Committee will meet by conference call on Friday, Sept. 4, at 2 PM Central.  Discussion will focus on the moving forward of several potential options for change in GODORT's organizational structure.  For details on how to attend, please contact me directly.

Thanks!

Stephanie Braunstein

sbraunst@lsu.edu

225-578-7021

 

 

 

Discussion Open Meeting Announcement--IDTF in SF

by Stephanie Braunstein on Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 09:26 am

Please join us for what we think will be an informational and exciting meeting of the International Documents Task Force during Annual.  As you look at the agenda below, note that we will be having special guests from the UN.  Maritina Paniagua, Outreach and Professional Development, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, will update us on the United Nations Depository Library Programme (yes, there are 2 "m's" and an "e" in that word); and Ann Paprocki, Librarian, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, will do a presentation concerning the 70th Anniversary of the UN.  Get there early--there might even be treats to h

Please join us for what we think will be an informational and exciting meeting of the International Documents Task Force during Annual.  As you look at the agenda below, note that we will be having special guests from the UN.  Maritina Paniagua, Outreach and Professional Development, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, will update us on the United Nations Depository Library Programme (yes, there are 2 "m's" and an "e" in that word); and Ann Paprocki, Librarian, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, will do a presentation concerning the 70th Anniversary of the UN.  Get there early--there might even be treats to help celebrate that big "Seven-0" (anyone got any ideas for UN theme decorated cookies?).

Questions?  Answers?  Please contact me directly:

Stephanie Braunstein

225-578-7021

sbraunst@lsu.edu

 

GODORT International Documents Taskforce (IDTF) Meeting

ALA Annual 2015, San Francisco

4:30-5:30pm, Sunday, June 28

Marriott Marquis (780 Mission Street, 415-896-1600)—Pacific Suite I

Meeting Agenda

I. Welcome and Introductions

a) Assign Note-taker

II. Approval of the Agenda

III. Approval of Midwinter 2015 Minutes (available in consolidated minutes, pgs. 11-12: http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/File:GODORT_2015_Midwinter_Consolidated_Committee_Minutes.pdf)

IV. Reports from Committee Liaisons

a) Education (Stephanie Martin)

b) Government Information to Kids (Susan Paterson)

c) IFLA and Publications (Jim Church)

d) Legislation (Brett Cloyd)

e) Programming (Melanie Sims)

f) Rare and Endangered Documents (Mary Mallory)

g) Cataloguing (Jeff Hartsell-Gundy)

V.  Update report on UNDL Programme and other new UN resources—Maritina Paniagua, Outreach and Professional Development, Dag Hammarskjöld Library

VI. Reports from other Vendors

VII. Presentation about online exhibit celebrating 70th Anniversary of the UN—Ann Paprocki, Librarian, Dag Hammarskjöld Library

VIII. Any other business?

IX. Adjournment

 

 

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Discussion Open Meeting Announcement: GODORT Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization

by Stephanie Braunstein on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:27 pm

GODORT Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization will meet via conference call on Monday, August 17, at 3 PM Central Time.

For more information, contact Stephanie Braunstein, sbraunst@lsu.edu.

 

 

Discussion Open Meeting Notification: Ad Hoc Committee on GODORT Virtual Meetings

by Shari Laster on Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 03:48 pm

The Ad Hoc Committee on GODORT Virtual Meetings will hold its third virtual synchronous meeting on Wednesday, August 26th, at 2pm EDT/1pm CDT/noon MDT/11am PDT.

The purpose of this meeting is to address the next steps identified in the report presented to GODORT at the Annual conference in June. 

Please contact Shari Laster at slaster@ucsb.edu//(805)893-6073 to be notified about the log-in information for the virtual meeting.

Discussion Open Meeting Announcement - GODORT Publications Committee

by Valerie Glenn on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 08:54 am

Hi all,

  The GODORT Publications Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, August 4th at 12 pm Eastern. Agenda and connection instructions are below. Please feel free to contact me with comments or questions. Thanks!

 

Hi all,

  The GODORT Publications Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, August 4th at 12 pm Eastern. Agenda and connection instructions are below. Please feel free to contact me with comments or questions. Thanks!

 

GODORT Publications Committee

August 4, 2015

12:00 PM Eastern

Agenda

  1. Welcome and Introductions

  2. Volunteer for note-taking

  3. Announcements

  4. DttP Update

  5. Notable Docs Update

  6. Planning for the year ahead

    1. PPM review

    2. GODORT reorganization and planning conversations

 

Connection instructions:

To join via Phone:

1) Dial:

 

+1 408 740 7256

 

+1 888 240 2560(US Toll Free)

 

+1 408 317 9253(Alternate Number)

 

(see all numbers - http://bluejeans.com/numbers)

 

2) Enter Conference ID: 576513652

 

 

To join the Meeting:

https://bluejeans.com/576513652

   

To join via Browser:

https://bluejeans.com/576513652/browser

   

To join with Lync:

https://bluejeans.com/576513652/lync

 

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Discussion Opinions Needed! -- State and Local Documents Task Force

by Samantha Hager on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 02:45 pm

Help guide the direction of the State and Local Documents Task Force!
 
The task force held a virtual brainstorming session on June 16 to build a list of possible projects or actions to focus on in the next five years.
Please vote on which 5 projects/tasks we should pursue through this online survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SLDTF_future
 
The survey will close Friday July 17th.
 
Proposed Actions:

Help guide the direction of the State and Local Documents Task Force!
 
The task force held a virtual brainstorming session on June 16 to build a list of possible projects or actions to focus on in the next five years.
Please vote on which 5 projects/tasks we should pursue through this online survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SLDTF_future
 
The survey will close Friday July 17th.
 
Proposed Actions:

  • Have representatives for state and local at other ALA wide meetings like GIS and LEG and Leg. Assembly to promote state and local
  • Update projects listed on the wiki page
  • Identify opportunities and support some of the legislative work being done by state library associations
  • Connect with the e-gov subcommittee of LEG for webinar possibilities
  • More virtual meetings during the year focused on specific issues like managing born digital materials/produce more webinars focused on state and local issues
  • Create a list of listservs related to state/local documents on the wiki
  • Create a listserv for state and local documents discussion
  • Identify organizations, inside or outside of ALA, who would be good partners
  • Identify who might have interests in state and local government information besides government documents librarians.
  • Hold a Summer Institute for State and Local Gov Info (something along the lines of the Winter Institute for Statistical Literacy for Librarians but for state and local gov info collection development, public service, etc.)
  • Sharing best practices through webinars – similar to Accidental Government Librarian series only specific to state and local
  • Find ways to encourage those who teach gov docs courses at LIS programs to include more on state and local
  • Identify webinar topics through needs assessment
  • Conduct a periodic survey of state documents programs throughout the country (what they are doing and problems they are having) and publish the results.

 

The more opinions we have, the better! If you are interested in state and local government information please take a moment to fill participate in the survey.
 
Samantha Hager
Colorado State Library
samantha.hager@hotmail.com

 

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Discussion Historical & GovDocs Sightseeing in San Francisco

by Rebecca Hyde on Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 09:51 am

Hello GODORT Members!

You may have already received the latest copy of DttP in your mail box, but if not, Lucia Orlando and I wanted to make sure you had a copy of our latest column before heading to ALA. We've highlighted some interesting historical and government related sights in San Francisco - some will be perfect if you're taking an extended vacation, but there are also a few you can squeeze in during an hour or so between meetings! Visit ALAConnect to download a full PDF of the article.
 
See you in San Francisco!
 
Rebecca

Discussion Ad Hoc Committee on GODORT Virtual Meetings Preliminary Report

by Shari Laster on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 06:46 pm

The interim report of the virtual meetings committee is now available to view and download. Copies will be made available at Steering I and Membership. Questions and comments are welcome on ALA Connect or may be sent directly to the chair, Shari Laster, at slaster@library.ucsb.edu.

Discussion GODORT Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization's Full Report

by Stephanie Braunstein on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 05:55 pm

Please see the attached document for the full (with Appendices) preliminary report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization.  A more compact version will be brought to both Steering I and the General Membership Meeting. 

Enjoy!

 

 

Discussion Preserving Federal Information Panel Discussion

by Shari Laster on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 04:52 pm

Rare & Endangered Government Publications Committee (REGP): Preserving Federal Information Panel Discussion
 

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Hilton – Sutter Room

Rare & Endangered Government Publications Committee (REGP): Preserving Federal Information Panel Discussion
 

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Hilton – Sutter Room

 
This hour-long panel and Q&A session will address a core component of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO)'s National Plan for Access to U.S. Government Information: the newly-launched Federal Information Preservation Network (FIPnet). 
 
On behalf of GPO, Cindy Etkin, Sr. Program Planning Specialist, and David Walls, Preservation Librarian, will share a brief overview of FIPnet. Robbie Sittel, Government Information Librarian at Eagle Commons Library, University of North Texas, will discuss current partnerships between UNT Libraries and GPO. Following the presentations, the floor will be open for questions, comments, and general discussion related to the preservation of federal government information.
 
Prior to the session, we suggest attendees review the brief overview of FIPnet available at: http://www.fdlp.gov/project-list/federal-information-preservation-network. For more information on the National Plan and FIPnet, see the presentation from the April 2015 Depository Library Council meeting: http://goo.gl/YRW5eG
 
The handouts for this session are attached to this ALA Connect post. A separate open meeting announcement for the REGP virtual business meeting will be posted shortly. 

EDITED TO ADD: An updated version of the National Plan Collections handout has been uploaded to this post. We have also learned that David will be unable to join us; Cindy will present on behalf of GPO.

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The mission of the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) is to (1) To provide a forum for discussion of problems, concerns, and for exchange of ideas by librarians working with government documents; (2) to provide a force for initiating and supporting programs to increase availability, use, and bibliographic control of documents; (3) to increase communication between documents librarians and other librarians; (4) to contribute to the extension and improvement of education and training of documents librarians.

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