FDLP

2012 Interagency Depository Seminar

2012 Interagency Depository Seminar

Event held: July 30 - August 3, 2012

Annual educational event for depository library staff. it offers a unique opportunity to learn about multiple Federal resources while exchanging ideas with colleagues, agency representatives, and GPO staff.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Welcome and Introductions

  • Mary Alice Baish, Assistant to the Public Printer and Superintendent of Documents, GPO
  • Jane Sánchez, Director, Library Services and Content Management (LSCM), GPO
  • Robin Haun-Mohamed, Director, Collection Management and Preservation, LSCM, GPO
  • Laurie Hall, Director, Library Technical Information Services, LSCM, GPO
  • Kristina Bobe, Librarian, LSCM, GPO

History of the U.S. Government Printing Office

  • George Barnum, GPO Historian and Congressional Relations Specialist, Executive Services Division, GPO

This presentation focuses on GPO's 151-year history as the nation's printer and disseminator of official Government information.

Duration: 84 minutes

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Technical Services Support for the Federal Depository Library Program and the Cataloging & Indexing Program

  • Laurie Hall, Director, Library Technical and Information Services (LTIS)

This presentation gives a brief overview of technical services activities and highlights new projects within the purview of the LTIS operation of the LSCM business unit of GPO. Focus is on the traditional activities of cataloging, acquisitions, classification, and authority control.

Education and Outreach for the FDLP Community

  • Mark Ames, Kathy Bayer, Kristina Bobe, and Melissa Fairfield

Outreach Librarians of the Education and Outreach team present an overview of essential information for Federal depository library coordinators.

Note - there were technical difficulties with the audio and video broadcasting. Video was suspended during this presentation.

Duration: 101 minutes

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The Fed, FRED, and FRASER

  • Katrina Stierholz, Director of Library and Research Information Services, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

This session begins with a very brief introduction to the Federal Reserve. Economic data available on the St. Louis Fed's FRED database are explored. Finally, time is spent with government documents and archival documents available in FRASER.

Note - there were techncial difficulties with this presentation. The recording is not complete.

Duration: 27 minutes

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Depository Selection Information Management System (DSIMS)

  • Lisa Russell, Manager, Content Management, Library Planning and Development, LSCM

This presentation combines informational slides about DSIMS with an online demonstration of the new system that manages depository library item selections.

The DSIMS presentation was re-recorded August 30, 2012. Questions received through text chat during the Interagency Depository Seminar were incorporated into this presentation.

Duration: 35 minutes

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

U.S. Geological Survey

  • Richard Huffine, Director, U.S. Geological Survey Libraries Program

U.S. Department of State

  • Michelle Nolan, ILL and Training Librarian
  • Megan Sheils, Reference Team Leader

Duration: 86 minutes

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National Agricultural Library

  • Christopher Cole, Acting Deputy Director, National Agricultural Library

Duration: 44 minutes

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Friday, August 3, 2012

Introduction to GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Kelly Seifert and Heidi Ramos of GPO's Library Services and Content Mangement team up to provide this FDsys educational session. Attendees will learn about:

  • Basic and advanced searching
  • Browsing
  • Retrieving by citation
  • Help tools
  • Working with FDsys search results
  • Utilizing FDsys metadata to find documents and publications

Duration: 90 minutes

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Advanced Navigation in GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Kelly Seifert and Heidi Ramos of GPO's Library Services and Content Management team up to provide this FDsys educational session. In this advanced session attendees will learn to use FDsys resources to track Federal legislation and Federal regulations through basic and advanced search techniques.

The Interagency Depository Seminar wrap-up with Kristina Bobe and Robin Haun-Mohamed follows the FDsys Advanced Navigation session.

Duration: 90 minutes

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