Government Information Day

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2017 Government Information Day
Friday, June 2

REGISTRATION is now open, either online or use the PDF.  Registration cost is $10.

UW-Stevens Point, Albertson Hall, a.k.a. The Library (Building 8 on the map)


Schedule of Events

9:00 a.m.
Registration begins. Join your friends and colleagues for excellent conversation, baked goods, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.

9:30 – 9:35 a.m.            
Welcome and Introduction

9:40 – 10:05 a.m.          
Federal Depository Library Program Update
Beth Harper, Government Documents Reference Librarian, UW-Memorial Library

10:05 – 10:30 a.m.        
State Depository Library Program Update
Abby Swanton, Wisconsin Document Depository Librarian, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.        

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.        
Fake News and Government Information
Robin Miller, Research & Instruction Librarian - Government Publications, McIntyre Library, UW-Eau Claire

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.      
LUNCH (on your own)

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.            
What’s a WLA Interest Group, and why is GIRT planning to become one?

1:45-2:45 p.m.                
Archiving Electronic Government Information at the State and National Levels
Eileen Snyder, Wisconsin Government Publications Librarian, Library, Archives, and Museum Collections, Wisconsin Historical Society

Beth Harper, Government Documents Reference Librarian, UW-Memorial Library

2:45-3 p.m.                    

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.              
Lightning talks

Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act—Will Wisconsin Pass One?
Shawn King, Law Library, UW-Madison

4:00 p.m.                        
WLA Government Information Interest Group Meeting (open to all attendees)