FDLP

2013 - Expanding the Forecast Framework: Engage & Discuss

Expanding the Forecast Framework: Engage & Discuss

Event held: December 3-5 and December 10-12, 2013

Tuesday, December 3

WELCOME

Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, shares the goals and expected outcomes of the virtual sessions. A look at the impact of the Government shutdown on GPO and the budget outlook for FY 2014 are discussed as well.

LIBRARY SERVICES AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT (LSCM) UPDATE

Jane Sánchez, Director, Library Services & Content Management, discusses actions taken already as a result of Forecast Study responses as well as the effect of the Government shutdown on LSCM.

DEPOSITORY LIBRARY SERVICES DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Note - only the slides and chat transcript are available

Arlene Weible, Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator, Oregon State Library and Depository Library Council Chair, leads a discussion about the effect of the Government shutdown on depository library services and the impact on users.

Duration: 58 minutes

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FDLP FORECAST STUDY OVERVIEW

Video One:

  • Mary Alice Baish: presents where we are now in the FDLP Forecast Study process and timeline.

Video Two:

  • Paul Giannini: explains the methodology used to gather and analyze the valuable data provided by you. Jane Sánchez: reports on the State Focused Action Plans (SFAPs).
  • Jane Sánchez, Director, Library Services & Content Management, GPO

Duration: 10 minutes

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Duration: 31 minutes

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Wednesday, December 4

FORECAST STUDY SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS

The data findings, conclusions, near term action items, recommendations, and goals are reported from the FDLP Forecast Study Working Paper Teams:

  • Collection Management: Melissa Fairfield, Outreach Librarian, Library Services and Content Management, GPO
  • Library Services and Content Management Projects: Melissa Fairfield, Outreach Librarian, Library Services and Content Management, GPO
  • Affiliations & Community Marketing: Mark Ames, Archives Specialist, Library Services and Content Management, GPO
  • Education: Kristina Bobe, Senior Planning and Development Specialist, GPO
  • Preservation Issues: David Walls, Preservation Librarian, Library Services and Content Management, GPO
  • Future Roles & Opportunities: Cynthia Etkin, Sr. Program Planning Specialist, Office of the Superintendent of Documents, GPO

Duration: 66 minutes

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FOCUSED DISCUSSION: DETERMINING THE FUTURE OF MICROFICHE DISTRIBUTION

Hallie Pritchett, Head, Map and Government Information Library, University of Georgia Libraries, facilitates discussion to help identify the parameters under which GPO could discontinue the distribution of microfiche and determine acceptable alternatives to microfiche distribution.

The recording link is to the facilitated discussion with regional depository librarians held on 11/19/2013. They used the same questions. The recording from 12/04 is not available.

Duration: 51 minutes

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Thursday, December 5

FOCUSED DISCUSSION: DEPOSITORY LIBRARY COLLABORATION: STRUCTURE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

PART 1: REGIONAL AND SELECTIVE DEPOSITORY LIBRARIES

Larry Romans, Head, Government Information and Media Services at Vanderbilt University's Central Library, facilitated this focused discussion to identify options for flexibility within the current regional / selective depository structure.

FOCUSED DISCUSSION: DEPOSITORY LIBRARY COLLABORATION: STRUCTURE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

PART 2: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEPOSITORY LIBRARIES

Blane Dessy, Deputy Associate Librarian for Planning and Project Management, Library of Congress, facilitated this focused discussion to share ideas for Proofs of Concept for collaborative pilot projects involving depository libraries and help identify areas where GPO can take on a coordinating or leadership role.

Duration: 106 minutes

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Tuesday, December 10

FOCUSED DISCUSSION: BUILDING AN AUTHORITATIVE NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF U.S. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

Chris Brown, Reference Technology Integration Librarian & Government Documents Coordinator, University of Denver, Penrose Library, leads this discussion where attendees provide their thoughts, ideas, and strategies that will assist GPO in the development of a comprehensive index of Government publications and information dissemination products.

Duration: 46 minutes

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FOCUSED DISCUSSION: IN THE PUBLIC EYE: INCREASING FEDERAL DEPOSITORY LIBRARY RELEVANCE

Kate Irwin-Smiler, Reference Librarian, Wake Forest University School of Law Professional Center Library, leads this discussion where attendees offer suggested actions for GPO and Federal depository libraries to undertake that will increase the relevance of Federal depository libraries and dispersed Government documents collections.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Wednesday, December 11

FOCUSED DISCUSSION: RESOLVING ANTICIPATED BARRIERS TO DIGITAL ACCESS

Marie Concannon, Government Documents Regional Coordinator & Data Services Librarian, Elmer Ellis Library, University of Missouri, Columbia, leads this discussion to determine your thoughts and ideas about options to resolve or minimize the anticipated barriers to accessing digital Federal Government information.

Duration: 45 minutes

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FOCUSED DISCUSSION: MARKETING

Stephanie Braunstein, Head of Government Documents/Microforms, Middleton Library, Louisiana State University, facilitates this discussion where attendees offer their ideas about how GPO and depository libraries can develop and refine their marketing efforts. Suggestions will help GPO augment the FDLP Promotion Plan.

Duration: 47 minutes

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Thursday, December 12

OVERVIEW OF NEXT GEN FDSYS

Office of Program, Strategy, and Technology, GPO:

  • Alec Bradley
  • Amanda Colvin
  • Lisa LaPlant
  • John Quandt
  • Joann Sharp

Overview of initiative to develop the next generation FDsys public website that will utilize a mobile first design strategy, incorporate an open source search engine, provide users with access to related content, and improve overall site usability.

Duration: 45 minutes

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DIGITIZATION FOR PRESERVATION: CREATING SUSTAINABLE DIGITAL CONTENT

  • Mark Phillips, Assistant Dean for Digital Libraries, University of North Texas Libraries
  • Carl Fleischauer, Project Manager, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Library of Congress

Discussion of digitization as a viable means of preservation and an overview of Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) guidelines and specifications for digitization.

CLOSING REMARKS

  • Arlene Weible, Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator, Oregon State Library and Depository Library Council Chair
  • Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, GPO

Duration: 75 minutes

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