Depository Library Conference Wrap-up

Last week the U.S. Government Publishing Office held their annual Depository Library Conference. The three day virtual conference featured sessions highlighting a variety of topics highlighting government document projects, government resources, and engaging communities. Anyone disappointed in missing the conference are in luck, as every session was recorded and available to view. This year’s conference had a strong presence from

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U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Names Indiana State Library as 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) names Indiana State Library as the 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year. The library was selected for its excellent promotion and preservation of Government information and for its programs that improve awareness and literacy of Government information. The library began collecting Federal documents when it opened in 1825, and the collection has been growing ever

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2022 Federal Depository Library Conference

The Federal Depository Library (FDL) conference, host by the Government Publishing Office (GPO), takes place virtually October 17-19. The free, three day, conference kicks off Monday afternoon (12:30 – 5:00 PM). DLC is the largest annual gathering of fed doc librarians and colleagues in the country. Registration is open, and anyone interested in learning about government information is encouraged to

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Constitution Day Poster Contest

ConstitutionFacts and Government Information for Children, an ALA GODORT group, are sponsoring the 14th Annual U.S. Constitution Day Poster Contest for students. The contest invites K-12 kids, including homeschoolers, to celebrate Constitution Day by designing a poster showing how they benefited from the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is Sept. 17, the date the

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Upcoming Free GPO July Webinars

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) routinely hosts free webinars on topics relating to government information. This July, GPO is hosting three upcoming webinars: There’s a Week for That: Exploring Federal Government Resources for Diverse Weekly Celebrations, Next Gen Finding Aid Website, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Photograph Finding Aid, and Maritime Administration Information Resources: Introduction to Its Economic, Maritime,

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Government Information Day 2022 Wrap-up

Last month, the Indiana State Library hosted the Government Information Day 2022 (GID22) library conference. The event featured 6 presentations along with the keynote address delivered by GPO Director Hugh Halpern. May’s conference, the 5th Government Information Day, was the first in-person conference at the state library since before the pandemic. Each session covered a different aspect of government information.

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Indiana State Documents Digital Collections Program

On Friday May 20th, the Indiana State Library is hosting the free one-day library conference Government Information Day 2022. One of the event’s sessions is a talk by Indiana Digitization Librarian Chris Marshall titled Indiana State Documents in the Indiana State Library Digital Collections. This 55-minute (including Q & A) program will provide an overview of this online resource, as

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Swinging into the 1950s! Upcoming Talk on the 1950 Census

On Friday May 20th, the Indiana State Library is hosting a free one-day library conference Government Information Day 2022. One of this year’s conference sessions is a talk by Indiana State Library Genealogy Division Supervisor Jamie Dunn and Data Center Librarian Katie Springer titled Swinging into the 1950s! NARA Releases the 1950 Census. This 55-minute presentation (including Q & A)

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Homeschooling Resources for Hoosiers talk

On Friday May 20th, the Indiana State Library is hosting the free one-day library conference Government Information Day 2022. One of the event’s sessions is a talk by Indiana Young Readers Center Librarian Suzanne Walker titled Quick Guide and Helpful Resources to Homeschooling in Indiana. This 55-minute (including Q & A) program will provide a nice overview on homeschooling in

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