2012 Government Information Day
Friday, September 21
Join us September 21 for programs about government information and the announcement of the Wisconsin Distinguished Document Award.
Online registation is closed. Please register onsite; registration is still just $10.
UW-Madison, Memorial Library
728 State St. Madison, WI
Schedule of Events
9:00 a.m. Registration begins. Join your friends and colleagues for conversation, baked goods, fresh
fruit, juice, and coffee.
9:30-9:35 a.m. Welcome and introduction: Connie Behrens-Huffstetter, Milwaukee Public Library and chair,
WLA’s Government Information Roundtable
9:35-10:25 a.m. Round Robin. Share your news with the rest of the Wisconsin Government Documents
10:25-10:35 a.m. Wisconsin State Documents Update. Abbigail Swanton, Wisconsin Document Depository
Librarian, Department of Public Instruction, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning
10:35-10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45-11:45 a.m. Navigating Wisconsin’s New Legislative Documents Site. Lauren Jackson, Legislative
Analyst, State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau
11:45-1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00-1:30 p.m. Wisconsin Distinguished Government Document of 2011 Award Presentation. Eileen
Snyder, Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, and vice-chair/chair-elect, WLA’s
Government Information Roundtable
1:30-2:30 p.m. Tour of the Wisconsin State Historical Society
2:30-2:45 p.m. BREAK
2:45-3:45 p.m. Federal Depository Library Program’s State Forecast Project. Beth Harper, Government
Documents Reference Librarian, University of Wisconsin - Madison
4:00 p.m. WLA Government Information Round Table Business Meeting. (Open to All.)
Picture ID needed for entry; more information provided below:
Memorial Library is located at 728 State Street, Madison.
Driving directions, parking information, and parking maps are available at :
The conference will be in Room 460, the Memorial Commons. (Notice change of location.)
Enter the library from the main door on State Street. At the front desk, you will have to show a photo ID to receive a day pass. (Hold on to the day pass; you will need it to re-enter the library throughout the day.) Go past the main staircase to a bank of three elevators. Take an elevator to the 4th floor. Room 460 will be across from and a bit to the right of the elevators.