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.
Is the ALA Council Useless? That's the title of Annoyed Librarian's column of February 25, which argues that "ALA members don’t care what the Council does because the Council doesn’t do anything for them."
GODORT members contribute a lot of time and talent to ALA. I encourage members to contact me if there are issues you want brought before Council or if you have arguments on any side of issues that Council is discussing or may discuss in the future.
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