Fall DLC Meeting - Arlington, VA


Joanne McGovern, FirstGov Operations Team, describes the FirstGov Web site and the Federal Citizen Information Center, with emphasis on new services, especially the FirstGov en Español portal serving the Spanish-speaking population.

Presentation by Paula R. Singleton, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Suzanne E. Sears, Tulsa City-County Library, outlining step for building a marketing plan for documents; illustrates a variety of promotional events and providing tips for promoting the documents collection and services to the public, the library administration, and the staff.

Tanya Finchum, Oklahoma State University, gives history and description of Browse Topics "webliography" service. Outlines processes undertaken by contributors to cover and update topics, and encourages documents staff to volunteer to cover topics not yet taken.

Charles D. Bernholz, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, compares American Indian college libraries with depositories in U.S. territories in the Pacific, and argues for their inclusion in the Federal Depository Library Program.

Panel discussion of how selectives cope with congressional reports and documents. Panel members included: Kathleen L. Amen, St. Mary’s University; Roberta Arney, University of Texas at El Paso; Mary S. Clark, Library of Virginia; Patricia Keogh, Goucher College; Anna Korhonen, Cornell University; Lori Smith, Southeastern Louisiana University; and Sandra Q. Williams, St. Cloud State University.