January 22, 2022

New: Recording/Slides From GPO “Partners in Preservation: Government Information for Future Generations” Virtual Meeting

This virtual meeting took place over three days (April 23-25, 2013) and audio recordings and presenter slides were made available late last Friday.

From the GPO:

[The virtual meeting] provides an opportunity to convey how GPO and Federal depository libraries are“Keeping America Informed” by preserving our nation’s documents of democracy for permanent public access. Through a mix of information updates, focused discussions, and training sessions, agenda topics explore:

  • GPO’s role in preservation.
  • Depository library views on preservation as reflected in FDLP Forecast Study responses.
  • Partnerships for preservation.
  • Digitization project guidance.
  • Preservation of tangible collections.
  • Digital registries.

Direct to Complete Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Direct to Audio and Slides (Day One)

Day One Presentations

Library Services and Content Management (LCSM Update)

  • Harvesting, Dorothy Bower, Archive Specialist and Stacey Kinsel, Technical Services Librarian 
  • GPO: A NARA Affiliate Archive, Cynthia Etkin, Sr. Program Planning Specialist 
  • Partnerships, Suzanne Ebanues, Sr. Planning & Development Specialist 
  • New FDsys Content, Heidi Ramos, Sr. Planning & Development Specialist

FDLP Forecast Study Update

Direct to Audio and Slides (Day Two)

Day Two Presentations

Focused Discussion Group: Tangible Collection Preservation

Marie Concannon, Facilitator
Government Documents & Regional Coordinator, University of Missouri Libraries

  • Guidance for Implementing a Digitization Project
    David Walls, Facilitator and Preservation Librarian, LSCM
  • Making Good Decisions in Digital Project Workflow Planning
    David Lowe, Digital Programs Team Lead, University of Connecticut Libraries
  • Surprise Collaborations in Creating a Digital Collection
    Marianne Mason, Federal Information & Regional Librarian, University of Iowa Libraries 

Material from Day 3 Should be Available Soon. 

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.