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.

Nominations for ALA President or Councilor-at-Large are due September 30th!

  • 1.  Nominations for ALA President or Councilor-at-Large are due September 30th!

    Posted Aug 30, 2023 10:44 AM

    Are you ready to make a difference in the library community? Now is the time to step up and consider running for office in the American Library Association (ALA)! The ALA Nominating committee is seeking candidates for the 2025-2026 ALA President and 2024-2027 Councilors-at-Large.<o:p></o:p>

    On Thursday, August 3rd, the ALA Nominating committee hosted an online open house which covered the role and responsibilities of an elected leader, an overview of the nomination process, and an interactive Q&A segment.  The recording of this webinar is now available and can be found on the ALA Election Information webpage, along with additional information about the elections process.<o:p></o:p>

    If you are interested in becoming the 2025-2026 ALA President or a 2024-2027 Councilor at Large, please complete the candidate biographical form found here by September 30th, 2023. <o:p></o:p>

    Eligible ALA members will vote in the 2024 ALA elections taking place March 11-April 3, 2024. Newly elected leaders officially begin their term after the 2024 ALA Annual Conference in San Diego, June 27-July 2, 2024.<o:p></o:p>

    Thank you,<o:p></o:p>

    2023 ALA Nominating Committee<o:p></o:p>

    Aliqae Geraci, Chair<o:p></o:p>

    Erin Berman, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Maggie Farrell, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Nichelle M. Hayes, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Kimberly Johnson, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Jennifer Shimada, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Valerie Tagoe, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Joyce Valenza, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Kathy Zappitello, Member<o:p></o:p>

    Maggie Farrell
    ALA Treasurer
    Dean of Libraries
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas