Monday, May 24, 2010

Government Information Day is June 11 in Madison

The WLA's Government Information Round Table (GIRT) will host the annual Government Information Day, Friday, June 11, 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM at UW-Madison, Memorial Library. The program will feature innovative projects in the field of government documents librarianship, along with a presentation on FDSys, the GPO’s new content deliver system that is replace GPO Access.

Hear Chris Brown of the University of Denver demonstrate his program to track online document usage from library catalogs. John Shuler, University of Illinois-Chicago and current chair of the Depository Library Council, will talk about Government Information Online, the only national reference service for government information staffed by library workers. In addition, registrants will have a chance to share what’s happening in their libraries in regard to government information. GIRT will also present the annual Wisconsin Distinguished Document Award.

To register, go to or and click on Events & Registration/2010 Government Information Day.

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