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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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Discussion Submit a GODORT Awards Nomination! Deadline is December 1, 2017

by Ann Marshall on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 09:51 am

The 2018 GODORT Awards are an excellent opportunity to recognize the achievements of documents librarians, encourage professional study or publication, honor mentorship and to offer a scholarship to a library science student.

Details are available at:  http://bit.ly/godortawards and submissions are due December 1, 2017!

Discussion GODORT Steering Committee meeting notice

by Shari Laster on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:58 pm

Steering will meet on Tuesday, October 31st, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT.

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

Steering will meet on Tuesday, October 31st, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT.

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

  1. Welcome & introductions
  2. Announcements
    1. Update from Awards Committee
  3. Old business
    1. Update on Title 44 revisions
    2. Conference schedules for 2018
  4. New business
    1. Next steps for FDLP overview document (old business from 2015)
    2. Identify procedural actions needed between now & Midwinter
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Discussion ALA Committee Appointments

by Shari Laster on Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 11:23 am

If you're interested in serving Big ALA, the call for committee appointments is open until early November. This is a great way to serve our association, and build connections between GODORT and all of the many kinds of activities happening around the association. 

If you're interested in serving Big ALA, the call for committee appointments is open until early November. This is a great way to serve our association, and build connections between GODORT and all of the many kinds of activities happening around the association. 

Volunteers are sought for the following ALA, Council, and joint committees: Accreditation; American Libraries Advisory; Awards; Budget, Analysis and Review; Chapter Relations (must be ALA chapter or divisional affiliate member, eight of 11 committee members should have state library association [chapter] leadership or committee experience); Conference; Constitution and Bylaws; Council Orientation (current or former ALA Councilors are desired); Diversity; Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services Advisory; Education; Election (members responsible for travel costs to ALA Headquarters one day per year in late April or early May); Human Resource Development and Recruitment Advisory; Information Technology Policy Advisory; Intellectual Freedom; International Relations; Legislation; Library Advocacy; Literacy; Membership; Membership Meetings; Organization; Policy Monitoring (only ALA Councilors with terms through 2019 may serve); Professional Ethics; Public and Cultural Programs Advisory; Public Awareness; Publishing; Research and Statistics; Resolutions (must have experience as an ALA Councilor or have served on a Council Committee); Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds; Scholarships and Study Grants; Status of Women in Librarianship; Training, Orientation and Leadership Development; Website Advisory; ALA-Children’s Book Council (joint committee - meets twice a year in NYC and members cover travel costs); and ALA-Society of American Archivists- American Alliance of Museums (joint committee).

In addition to ALA, Council, and joint committees, you may also volunteer to serve on two subcommittees of the Office for Diversity Literacy and Outreach Services Advisory Committee using the ALA volunteer form: the Diversity Research Grant Advisory Committee (seeking individuals with experience conducting a research project, including writing research proposals, budgets, conducting and analyzing research) and the Spectrum Advisory Committee (60% of the committee members should be alumni of the Spectrum Scholarship Program).

For more information, see the Committee Appointments 2018-2019 press release

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Discussion Become a GODORT-Sponsored ALA Emerging Leader

by Ann Marshall on Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 10:41 am

If you’re new to the library profession, consider applying to be a GODORT Emerging Leader!

GODORT will be sponsoring a 2018 ALA Emerging Leader and you can apply at:
http://www.ala.org/cfapps/emergingleaders/

The application deadline is:  Friday August 31, 2017

If you’re new to the library profession, consider applying to be a GODORT Emerging Leader!

GODORT will be sponsoring a 2018 ALA Emerging Leader and you can apply at:
http://www.ala.org/cfapps/emergingleaders/

The application deadline is:  Friday August 31, 2017

Librarians with less than 5 years of professional or paraprofessional experience are eligible.  Details are available at:  http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/leadership/emergingleaders/

To be considered for GODORT sponsorship, choose GODORT as a sponsor option (near the bottom of the application).  Applicants must also be an individual member of the sponsoring organization selected on their application.

Please let others know about this opportunity!

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Discussion GODORT Call for Program Proposals for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference

by Hallie Pritchett on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 05:26 pm

ALA has changed the program submission process for its annual conferences, starting with the 2018 Annual Conference.  Round tables will be allotted one chair's program; all other programs will selected by ALA through a jury process.  As GODORT has historically sponsored two programs at Annual, we are extending an invitation to our members to submit program proposals for sponsorship consideration for the 2018 conference.  The GODORT Steering Committee will evaluate all program proposals and choose the program(s) it would like to sponsor for 2018 Annual.
 

ALA has changed the program submission process for its annual conferences, starting with the 2018 Annual Conference.  Round tables will be allotted one chair's program; all other programs will selected by ALA through a jury process.  As GODORT has historically sponsored two programs at Annual, we are extending an invitation to our members to submit program proposals for sponsorship consideration for the 2018 conference.  The GODORT Steering Committee will evaluate all program proposals and choose the program(s) it would like to sponsor for 2018 Annual.
 
Program proposals should be submitted as a Word or PDF document and include the following information:
 

  • Name and email address of submitter
  • Program title
  • Short program description (100 word max)
  • Full program description (as it would appear in the online scheduler)
  • Type of presentation (panel presentation, etc)
  • Names and email addresses of presenters (if known)
  • Learning objectives (e.g. upon completion, participants will be able to...)

 
To ensure that your program proposal meets ALA's new standards, please review the 2018 program application and proposal review guidelines: 
 

 
Program proposals should be submitted to Hallie Pritchett (hpritche@uga.edu) by August 11th, 2017.     

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Discussion GODORT Steering Committee meeting notice

by Shari Laster on Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 01:21 pm

Steering will meet on Thursday, July 20th, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT. 

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

Steering will meet on Thursday, July 20th, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT. 

We're meeting in Adobe Connect: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/godortsteering/. (If you need to connect by phone, use (844) 801-7777 access code 738241)

Agenda:

  1. Welcome & introductions
  2. Announcements
    1. Review of open meetings policy
  3. Old business
    1. Approve additional appointments
  4. New business
    1. Government Information Online update & proposal
    2. Conference schedules for 2018
    3. Program submission process
    4. Schedule for future Steering virtual meetings

GODORT's virtual meetings coordinator, Samantha Hager, has scheduled two orientation/audio/mic check sessions for Adobe Connect. They are: Friday 7/14 at 10am PDT/1pm EDT, and Tuesday 7/18 at noon PDT/3pm EDT. 

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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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Online Doc Conference Remodel PDF

by Sarah Erekson on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:53 am

This is the FAQ about the 2018 Annual Conference remodel

Discussion Final Reminder: GODORT 101 & Happy Hour

by Rachel Dobkin on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:59 am

Full Schedule: http://wikis.ala.org/godort/images/4/42/Conference_Schedule_annual_2017.pdf

 

especially:

GODORT 101-- everyone should come! Friday, June 23 3-4 Palmer

 

GODORT Happy Hour: Friday June 23 4:30-6:30 Miller's Pub

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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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