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Government Information Day is September 30 in Madison

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The WLA's Government Information Round Table will host its annual Government Information Day on Friday, September 30 at UW-Madison, Memorial Library, Room 126....

GovInfoDay: Cynthia Etkin from U.S. GPO

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on Friday, May 29, 2009 in WLA Blog Archive
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Library Roles in Facilitating Open Access to Government InformationFederal Depository Library ProgramNIH Public Access PolicyTransparency and Open Government Initiative - Pres. Obama's memorandum 1/21/09 - http://www.whitehouse.gov/open - http://recovery.gov/ - http://data.gov/ Letter from Public Printer to Pres. Obama 3/9/09 - support for initiative, offering assistance to carry out through FDLP and Public Law 103-40Goals: FDsys as official federal govpub repository, Web2.0 functionality, public input into pending legislation, etc.Marketing Government Information in LibrariesLibrarians are not generally good at marketing - we think statistics are marketingWhat is marketing? "...an organizational function and a set of processes for creating, communicating and delivering value to customers and for manageing customer relationships in ways that benefit the organization and its stakeholders." - American Marketing Association, http://www.marketingpower.com ... NOT just promoting... a strategy that ensures user needs continue to be met, and provides value to library users... Product (what we provide or COULD provide) + position (what we...