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John Shuler, BOTM for January, 2008

John Shuler is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a Bibliographer for Government Information and Urban Planning/Documents Librarian Collections Development. Previously he was head of the documents department at Colgate University. Shuler has published extensively on information in electronic media and is a strong advocate of virtual reference. He worked with GPO to create our first ever formal digital partnership between the U.S. State Department the FDLP, and spearheaded library virtual reference collaboration and is working with the Government Printing Office to implement the reference project as a full partnership. Shuler is also an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Library and Information program of Dominican University. He serves on the Public Printer’s Depository Library Council, on the editorial board of Journal of Academic Librarianship, and is an assistant editor for Government Information Quarterly. He is primarily interested in blogging about the impact of digital government information and local/state governments.

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