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DttP v.39:no.3 (Fall 2011)

The Fall 2011 issue of DttP will soon be coming to your mailboxes - it is also attached to this message.  In this issue, we have the first 'From the Chair' column written by Kirsten Clark, as well as a personal history written by Joe Morehead, Annual Conference highlights, and more! Don't forget to check out the cover photo of our GODORT Award winners!  

Just a reminder, the latest TechWatch column, outlining how libraries can use Twitter to highlight government publications, is available on the wiki at http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/TechWatch_Fall_2011


Table of Contents


   4   Editor's Corner—Beth Clausen and Valerie Glenn

   6   From the Chair—Kirsten Clark

   8   Get to Know…Laura Sare—Julia Stewart

   9   Federal Documents Focus—Rebecca Hyde and Lucia Orlando

11   Documents without Borders—Cyril Robert Emery

12   Spread the Word—Melanie Blau-McDonald


16   Why, He’s Just a Boy
The Early Days of Professor Joe Morehead
Cass Hartnett

17   At the San Francisco Public Library
A Personal Chronicle
Joe Morehead

22   Paper Standards, Public Printing, and Preservation
Some Historical Notes on the Government Printing
Office’s Paper Specifications, 1895–1980

George Barnum and August Imholtz

26   American Indian Access to Government Information
Andrew M. Pochatko

‘Round the Table

31   Conference Highlights—Amy West

35   Councilor’s Report—John Stevenson

37   Awards Nominations due December 1, 2011

37   Research and Scholarship Applications due December 1, 2011

38   2011-2012 Steering Committee 


39   Index to Advertisers


DttP_39n3_web.pdf5.55 MB