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Free Government Information (FGI) is a place for initiating dialogue and building consensus among the various players (libraries, government agencies, non-profit organizations, researchers, journalists, etc.) who have a stake in the preservation of and perpetual free access to government information. FGI promotes free government information through collaboration, education, advocacy and research.

GITCO VIRTUAL FORUM – JOIN US MONDAY, MAY 18TH – 2PM PST/3PM MST/4PM CST/5PM EST

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TOPIC: GITCO committee structure and our impact within GODORT and beyond

Accessing government information electronically is now common in both US and international contexts. How can GITCO best position itself withing GODORT/ALA and beyond to provide leadership on issues associated with electronic government information?

This session is meant to be a brainstorm — to collect ideas and examples, rather than to follow each contribution to its conclusion. The room will be open after the session if you would like to add things after the planned session. There is also a brief participant survey which includes a place for feedback.

Agenda for Today’s Forum:

* introductions
* logistics
* reflections on past projects
* reflections on committee structure within GODORT
*take the survey

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GITCO VIRTUAL FORUM – JOIN US FRIDAY, April 24th – 10AM PST/11AM MST/12PM CST/1PM EST

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TOPIC: emerging issues in ADVOCACY for electronic government information

Accessing government information electronically is now common in both US and international contexts. How have communications with government providers, with users and communities changed?

This session is meant to be a brainstorm — to collect ideas and examples, rather than to follow each contribution to its conclusion. The room will be open after the session if you would like to add comments after the planned session. There is also a brief participant survey which includes a place for feedback.

Agenda for Today’s Forum:

*introductions
*logistics
*how have communications with government information providers changed? US/international, etc.
*what are the most important things users need to know now to gain access to electronic gov info — how should librarians be supporting these needs?
*How can GITCO help librarians with electronic gov info advocacy? What resources, or tools should we be producing?
*take the survey

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GITCO VIRTUAL FORUM – JOIN US HERE Monday March 23rd 9AM PST/10AM MST/11AM CST/12PM EST

see this link for April and May dates and more details on GITCO

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TOPIC: Emerging issues for USERS of electronic government information

Accessing government information electronically is now common in both US and international contexts. How have user experience and requirements changed?

This session is meant to be a brainstorm — to collect ideas and examples, rather than to follow each contribution to its conclusion. The room will be open after the session if you would like to add comments after the planned session. There is also a brief participant survey which includes a place for feedback.

Agenda for Today’s Forum:

*introductions
*logistics
*how are users accessing it now? US/international, etc.
*what do users ask now — have questions changed?
*digital divide?
*take the survey

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