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Audio of GODORT session at Spring ’05 DLC now available

Much happened and was discussed at the Spring ’05 Depository Library Council meeting in Albuquerque, NM (schedule and notes can be found here). Were you unable to attend? Have no fear. Here is an audio recording of the Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) session on Monday evening, April 18, 2005. The panel, chaired by GODORT chair John Stevenson, included FGI’s own James R. Jacobs, Elizabeth Cowell (Stanford University Library), Mary Alice Baish (American Association of Law Libraries), and Patrice McDermott (American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office). the discussion centered on issues surrounding the future of the Federal Depository Library Program. GODORT Secretary Nan Myers took notes. The audio will soon be linked from the GODORT website as well. Let us know what you think.

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  1. I hope a lot of people will listen to this. I found it encouraging and invigorating to hear our colleagues share information and discuss priorities for our community, and for all citizens.

    There’s a lot I can say about this recording, but for now let me just say that it was educational as well as inspiring. I got some good tips on interacting with Congressional staff I hope I can get permission for, and a better understanding of the authenication needs of the law library community. Authentication is important for everybody, but in law it can change lives.

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    “And besides all that, what we need is a decentralized, distributed system of depositing electronic files to local libraries willing to host them.”

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