2020 Census Mid-Year Meeting, Indiana State Data Center Network

Please join us at the Indiana State Library on May 22 for a 2020 Census mid-year kick-off! Speaker Dr. Roberto Gallardo from the Purdue Center for Regional Development will be at the State Library on Wednesday, May 22 to talk to us on ‘The State of the Digital Divide in Indiana’ –covering broadband access in rural areas. We’ll also have

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2019 Spring Depository Virtual Conference

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Depository Library Council are hosting the 2019 Spring Depository Library Council Virtual Meeting. Occurring April 15-17, 2019, daily from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EDT), the 3 day free conference will discuss the Federal Register Modernization Act, collaboration projects, and updates from GPO. The virtual meeting is an excellent opportunity to interact with

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INDIGO – Indiana’s Government Information Specialists

Earlier this month, the professional networking group INDIGO met at the Indiana State Library to host their annual meeting. INDIGO stands for Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations (A Special Interest Group for State and Federal Government Information). This year’s meeting features two presentations: navigating PubMed Medline and the Indiana State Archives, plus a discussion business matters

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United States Marine Band materials

United States Marine Band, also known as “The President’s Own,” was created on July 11, 1798 through an act of the United States Congress. The band is made up of active military officers and is part of the United States Marine Corps. It is the oldest military musical ensemble in the United States and the country’s oldest musical organization of

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FDLP LIBGUIDES

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) recently unveiled new libguides for researchers. FDLP LIBGUIDES currently features 16 different guides. Each guide contains government and some non-government resources relating to the topic. For example, the “America at War” libguide contains general information promoting federal resources that cover America’s military history. The guide is also grouped by periods (i.e. Early Conflicts, Civil War,

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Government Information Day 2018 Recap

On Thursday May 24th, the Indiana State Library hosted our 3rd Government Information Day (GID). This year’s theme was Advocacy, Research, and Collaboration. The Government Information Day events were created to promote the awareness of various government resources at the federal, state, and local level, and to inspire collaborative efforts among librarians, libraries, and government entities. This collaboration improves staff

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FDLP Modernization Act of 2018

Last month, a bipartisan bill was introduced to reaffirm the importance of free government information, as well as adopt new language to address the shift to more digital information content. The Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper introduced H.R. 5305, titled the FDLP Modernization Act of 2018: “a bill to amend title 44, United States Code, to ensure the

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Government Information Day 2018 Program Update**

The program for Government Information Day 2018 is finally set! This year’s event, hosted by the Indiana State Library, will feature 9 presentations, including a keynote address by Cynthia Etkin, Senior Program Planning Specialist in the Office of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office. This year’s theme is Advocacy, Research, and Collaboration. The one day conference is free to

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Research Guide – Public & Private Laws

  Public and Private laws: Public Laws – Most laws passed by Congress are public laws. Public laws, also referred to as federal statutes, affect society as a whole. Public laws citations include the abbreviation, Pub. L., the Congress Session number (e.g. 107), and the number of the law. For example: Pub. L. 107-006. Private Laws – Affect an individual,

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Government Information Day 2018: Advocacy, Research, & Collaboration

GID18 Registration Now Open Registration is now open for Government Information Day 2018: Advocacy, Research, and Collaboration (GID18). This one-day conference will be held Thursday May 24th, from 9 am to 4:30 pm. The event is free to attend, and is a great learning opportunity for librarians, library staff, information professionals, and members of the public. GID18 will feature presentations

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