February 24, 2021

Audio Interview: New Superintendent of Docs, Mary Alice Baish, Talks GPO Digitization Plans

The Government Printing Office is expanding the number of historic documents you can access online. They’re partnering with the Library of Congress to digitize all sorts of records, some dating to the 1800s. This includes official congressional debates and laws like the Freedom of Information Act. Mary Alice Baish, GPO’s Superintendent of Documents, explains the goals of the project.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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