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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Government Information Day 2022 Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for Government Information Day 2022. This 1-day in-person conference on Friday May 20, 2022, is at the Indiana State Library. GID22 will feature presentations on topics relating to state, federal, and census data information. This year’s theme is Building Connections. Discovering .GOV, and features speakers from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), Indiana University Wells Library,

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New Indiana State Housing Dashboard Released

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) released a new online tool called the Indiana Housing Dashboard. The new tool allows data users to access data and create reports based on current housing needs by county. Across the top of the website, choose to view the current demographic, housing stock, affordability measures, and jobs in your county (Adams County

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Ben’s Guide to the U. S. Government

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government is a K-12 interactive learning website for students, homeschoolers, parents, and educators about the U.S. government. The website is a service provided by the Government Publishing Office (GPO). It was recognized by the American Library Association as a “Great Website for Kids.” All ages, especially children, can learn how the U.S. government works. Ben’s Guide

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