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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table) RoundTable

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Event IDTF Virtual meting

by Catherine McGoveran on Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 02:47 pm

IDTF Virtual Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, February 6th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST 

Agenda: 

IDTF Virtual Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, February 6th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST 

Agenda: 

  • Introductions
  • UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library updates (Digital Library & Depository Library)
  • UN Publications update
  • World Bank update
  • OECD Update
  • Updating the International Documents Toolbox
  • Q&A

Call in details: 

Visit the following URL to join the call: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort_idtf/

For people who want to call-in to the meeting instead of using computer audio: (844) 801-7777, access code: 738241

Please watch this page for further updates. Thank you!

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Event Government Information Preservation Forum

by Julia Frankosky-MI on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 02:37 pm

Government Information Preservation Forum

Date: Sunday, February 11th 

Time: 1:00-2:30PM

Location: Grand Hyatt, Mt. Yale

Government Information Preservation Forum

Date: Sunday, February 11th 

Time: 1:00-2:30PM

Location: Grand Hyatt, Mt. Yale

After two excellent programs at the 2017 Annual Conference about different aspects of preserving government information, GODORT would like to continue the conversation by asking "where do we go from here?"  David Walls from the U.S. Government Publishing Office will discuss how the community can participate in GPO's preservation initiatives. Robbie Sittel from the University of North Texas and Marie Concannon from University of Missouri will discuss the PEGI (Preservation of Electronic Government Information) Project which, through support from IMLS, is engaging diverse groups of stakeholders in conversations around at-risk federal digital information; these conversations will inform a collaborative agenda for future work toward improving preservation of and access to digital-born government information.  The forum will conclude with a discussion and brainstorming session with the audience and the panelists to exchange and promote ideas and projects that help preserve information produced by every level of government so it remains available for future generations.  

Please contact Hallie Pritchett, GODORT Chair-Elect, at hpritche@uga.edu with any questions.

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Event GODORT Research Round Robin at Midwinter

by Julia Frankosky-MI on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 02:27 pm

GODORT Research Round Robin

Date: Saturday, February 10th

Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center, Room 712

Are you working on a research project that involves government information, data, collections, instruction, research support, librarianship, or anything else? Do you have a daydream or inkling of something you’d like to work on? Are you interested in hearing about ideas that others are exploring?

GODORT Research Round Robin

Date: Saturday, February 10th

Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center, Room 712

Are you working on a research project that involves government information, data, collections, instruction, research support, librarianship, or anything else? Do you have a daydream or inkling of something you’d like to work on? Are you interested in hearing about ideas that others are exploring?

You’re invited to join an informal and inclusive round robin of library folks who are conducting or exploring research in a variety of areas and contexts. We'll talk about documents, data, and media; collections, services, preservation, and much more!

Moderator: Shari Laster, GODORT Chair

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Event GODORT Happy Hour at Midwinter

by Julia Frankosky-MI on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 02:13 pm

Raise a glass to gov docs with GODORT at our Friday evening Happy Hour at ALA Midwinter in Denver!

When: Friday, February 9 from 4PM-6:30PM

Where: Tarantula Billiards Bar & Grill

1520 Stout Street, Denver 

Tarantula Billiards is within walking distance to the Convention Center, so you can stop by the GODORT Happy Hour before heading to the opening of the Exhibits.

All are welcome to attend and we hope to see you there!

Raise a glass to gov docs with GODORT at our Friday evening Happy Hour at ALA Midwinter in Denver!

When: Friday, February 9 from 4PM-6:30PM

Where: Tarantula Billiards Bar & Grill

1520 Stout Street, Denver 

Tarantula Billiards is within walking distance to the Convention Center, so you can stop by the GODORT Happy Hour before heading to the opening of the Exhibits.

All are welcome to attend and we hope to see you there!

For more information, please contact Julia Frankosky at frankosk@msu.edu 

 

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Event GODORT Education Committee Virtual Meeting

by Gwen Sinclair on Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 03:16 pm

GODORT Education Committee Virtual Meeting

The URL for the meeting will be http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort_education/ .

For people who need to call-in instead of using a computer microphone:

GODORT Education Committee Virtual Meeting

The URL for the meeting will be http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort_education/ .

For people who need to call-in instead of using a computer microphone:

(844) 801-7777, access code 738241

GODORT Education Committee Meeting Agenda

November 30, 2017

 

  1. Appointment of secretary

    1. May use minutes template

  2. Approval of minutes of June 25, 2017 meeting

  3. Goals from 2017 Annual Meeting (Sinclair)

    1. Revise the Government Information Competencies by Midwinter 2018

    2. Propose two programs at Annual in the next 5 years (2018-2023)

    3. Review and update GODORT Exchange by Annual 2019

  4. Revision of Policies and Procedures Manual

    1. Include teaching/educating library school students? (Quinn)

    2. Reflect that some Committee liaisons are no longer appointed by task forces

      1. International Documents Task Force (even years)

      2. Federal Documents Task Force (now an Interest Group, FIIG)

      3. State and Local Documents Task Force (odd years)

  5. Government Information Online - is there a role for GODORT Education Committee? (Sinclair)

  6. Web Manager (Sinclair)

    1. The Education Committee web page needs to be updated (in conjunction with ALA redesign).

  7. External liaisons (Sinclair)

    1. ALA Library Education Assembly: Flynn

    2. ALA Literacy Assembly: vacant

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Event GODORT Publications Committee Meeting

by Valerie Glenn on Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:03 pm

The GODORT Publications Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, the 13th, at 1pm Eastern. Connection instructions + agenda are below. Thanks!

Adobe Connect room: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort-publications/

The GODORT Publications Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, the 13th, at 1pm Eastern. Connection instructions + agenda are below. Thanks!

Adobe Connect room: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort-publications/

Alternatively, you can call 844-801-7777  / Access code: 738241

Agenda:
1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Announcements
3. Updates from Annual Conference / Steering
4. Updates:
4a. Dttp
4b. Notable Documents
4c. Occasional Papers Series

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Event Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) Information and Update Session

by Sinai Wood on Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:20 am

Interested in technical reports? Come to the Information and Update Session at ALA!

We invite new and prospective TRAIL members, and those interested in hearing more about our work to make federal technical reports discoverable and searchable, to join us at the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting.

Date:               Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time:               1:00 - 2:30 pm Central Time

Location:        W195 of McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Interested in technical reports? Come to the Information and Update Session at ALA!

We invite new and prospective TRAIL members, and those interested in hearing more about our work to make federal technical reports discoverable and searchable, to join us at the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting.

Date:               Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time:               1:00 - 2:30 pm Central Time

Location:        W195 of McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

This is an open meeting.  So please come!

  • TRAIL identifies, digitizes, archives, and provides access to federal technical reports.
  • Technical reports communicate research progress in technology and science; they deliver information for technical development to industry and research institutions contributing to the continued growth of science and technology.
  • These highly detailed reports contain valuable information serving specialized audiences of researchers.
  • While availability to more recent technical report literature has greatly improved with Internet access, many technical reports remain elusive to researchers.
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Event IDTF Virtual Meeting for Annual 2017 - Featuring a Panel from the UN Dag Hammarksjöld Library

by Kristine Kasianovitz on Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 05:54 pm

GODORT's International Documents Task Force (IDTF) will be holding a virtual meeting in lieu of an in-person meeting at Annual this year. 

We are delighted to have a panel from the UN Dag Hammarksjöld Library joining us for the full hour:
-Thanos Giannokopoulos, the New Chief Librarian 
-Ramona Kohrs, Outreach (and Depository Library) Coordinator
-Bojan Grozdanic, Digital Library Coordinator

GODORT's International Documents Task Force (IDTF) will be holding a virtual meeting in lieu of an in-person meeting at Annual this year. 

We are delighted to have a panel from the UN Dag Hammarksjöld Library joining us for the full hour:
-Thanos Giannokopoulos, the New Chief Librarian 
-Ramona Kohrs, Outreach (and Depository Library) Coordinator
-Bojan Grozdanic, Digital Library Coordinator

Agenda
1. GODORT/IDTF Announcements
2.Introductions - meet the new UNDHL Chief Librarian
3. UN Digital Library Overview 
4. UN Depository Library Training Needs Assessment Survey - report and next steps from the 
5. Questions/Discussion

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time: 10AM PDT/1PM EDT/ 17:00UTC
Length of meeting: 1 hour

How to connect:
Via computer go to: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godort_idtf/
Via phone: (844) 801-7777, enter access code = 738241

Please RSVP https://goo.gl/forms/38LmfozKgxdKfUXx2
*NOTE: for those who are not able to attend this session, we will make the recording available.

We look forward to "seeing" you!
-IDTF Co-Chairs Kris Kasianovitz and Susan Paterson 

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Event GODORT Steering Open Meeting Friday

by Sarah Erekson on Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 07:33 pm

GODORT Steering Committee will be holding a virtual committee meeting Friday, March 24, 2017.
 
Here is the meeting room link for the upcoming GODORT Steering meeting March 24th at 12pm Eastern.

GODORT Steering Committee will be holding a virtual committee meeting Friday, March 24, 2017.
 
Here is the meeting room link for the upcoming GODORT Steering meeting March 24th at 12pm Eastern.
http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/

The telephone bridge has been set up for this meeting. Participants can use the phone option for audio/speaking privileges if they prefer:
Toll Free (844) 801-7777
Access Code: 738241
 
 
Steering Agenda:
 

 
1. Nominations/Elections update 
2. Bylaws changes for "Bylaws and Organization Coordinator"
3. Nominating + Program committees proposal
 
4. GODORT 101 call for assistance
5. Committee updates
 
One GODORT, One Chicago: We need to be united advocates for government information and civic engagement!
 
Please join us.
Sarah

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Event Open Meeting Announcement: Cataloging Committee Virtual Meeting

by Siu Min Yu on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 04:30 pm

Cataloging Committee will meeting virtually on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10 am CST.

We will use Adobe Connect, please log in:

http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortcataloging/

The call-in number is (844) 801-7777 access code: 738241

Participants will have the option to use a headset and microphone through the computer, or call in for audio.

 

Agenda:

Cataloging Committee will meeting virtually on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10 am CST.

We will use Adobe Connect, please log in:

http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortcataloging/

The call-in number is (844) 801-7777 access code: 738241

Participants will have the option to use a headset and microphone through the computer, or call in for audio.

 

Agenda:

  1. Procedure on forming a working group, recruit volunteers
  2. 2GODORT Wiki’s Cataloging Toolbox    http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/Toolbox_for_Processing_and_Cataloging_Federal_Government_Documents

            Will discuss what the best way to handle this project

            Continue to update/edit content on the Wiki site OR

            Migrate to GODORT’s LibGuide

      3. Membership for 2017-2018

      4.Other business

 

 

Contact:   siuy@rice.edu

 

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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.

Learn more about GODORT on the ALA website.

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