GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

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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.

  • 1.  Advocate today!

    Posted May 09, 2011 08:12 AM

    Please take part in National Library Advocacy Legislative Day by contacting your elected officials today and asking them in particular to

    • Maintain funding for the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistical Compendia Branch at $2.9 million in order to preserve publication of “Statistical Abstracts” and other publications;
    • Fund the Salaries and Expenses work of the Government Printing Office (GPO) at $42,173,000 to preserve public access through the FDLP and FDsys.

    Find your elected officials here: http://capwiz.com/ala/dbq/officials/?affiliate_lookup=1


  • 2.  RE: Advocate today!

    Posted May 09, 2011 09:52 AM

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    What are the bill numbers or other identifying numbers for these two issues? Our legislators may not be familiar with these issues.<o:p></o:p>

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    Larry Romans,
    Vanderbilt University Libraries,
    Nashville, TN 37203-2427
    (615) 322-2838

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