Last update: 06/25/08

2008 ALA Annual Conference GODORT Schedule

June 26-July 2, 2008, Anaheim, CA
Hotel Map
All GODORT meetings are either at the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) or the #1 Hilton Anaheim (HIL) or the #2 Marriott Anaheim(MAR)
All individuals registered for the ALA Annual Conference are welcome to attend GODORT meetings.
Thursday, June 26, 2008 / 8:00am-4:30pm / GODORT Pre-Conference: Got Elections? Informing The Public
Keynote Speaker: Rhodes Cook, longtime editor of America Votes
Stephen Woods, Pennsylvania State University
Chris Palazzolo, Emory University
John Hernandez, Princeton University
Erik Estep, East Carolina University
Representatives from the League of Women Voters & the U.S. Census Bureau. / Pollack Library, CAL State Fullerton (Transportation provided from the Anaheim Convention Center). See
Friday June 27, 2008 / 8:30am-12:00 noon / GODORT Pre-Conference: Docs 2.0: Emerging Web Technologies for the Government Information Community
James R. Jacobs, Stanford University
Amy West, University of Minnesota
Jim A. Jacobs, (retired), University of California, San Diego
David Oldenkamp, Indiana University
John Wonderlich, Program Director, Sunlight Foundation / Chapman University (Transportation provided from the Anaheim Convention Center). See
1:30pm-3:30pm /

Steering Committee I

Bill Sleeman, Chair
Members of Steering will report and discuss on actions since the Midwinter meeting in 2008. / HIL - Huntington
4:00pm-6:00pm / Bylaws & Organization Committee
Valerie Glenn, Chair
The committee will be reviewing proposed PPM and Bylaws changes. / HIL – Redondo

Conference Committee

Yvonne Wilson, Chair
The Committee will finalize plans for the GODORT Reception and Awards. Discuss hotel sub-blocks. / HIL- Redondo

Legislation Committee I

Kevin McClure, Chair
Review of legislative priorities and advocacy efforts; preliminary work on any pending resolutions. / HIL- Green Rom

Membership Committee I

Beth Clausen, Chair / HIL- Redondo

Nominating Committee

Esther Crawford, Chair / HIL- Redondo
Program Committee
Cass Hartnett, Chair
Debriefing from Anaheim programs; planning for Chicago ’09 programs and “GODORT night” at the Fall Depository Library Conference. / HIL- Redondo
Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee I
Linda Johnson & Marianne Ryan, Co-Chairs / HIL- Redondo
6:00-7:30pm / GODORT Happy Hour
Degrees Wine and Patio Bar
Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way / MAR – Degrees Wine & Patio Bar
Saturday, June 28, 2008 / 8:00 am-10:00 am / State & Local Documents Task Force
Crenetha S. Brunson, Coordinator
Preserving State Government Digital Information Presenters:
Guy V. Lamolinara, Library of Congress.
Rebecca Blakeley, Head of Government Documents Department, Frazar Memorial Library, Lake Charles, LA,
Carol Spector, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA / MAR – Salon G-K
10:30 am-12:00 pm /


Justin Otto, FDTF Coordinator.
Speakers: Tim Byrne, DOE, Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
August Imholz, Readex - Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS).
Timothy Naftali, Director of the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. / MAR – Marquis South
1:30 pm-3:30 pm / Federal Documents Task Force
Justin Otto, Coordinator.
Ric Davis, Acting Superintendent of Documents, will give us an update on what’s happening at GPO. We will also have an update on the progress of the FDTF virtual membership pilot project. / MAR – Marquis Center

Legislation Committee II

(Joint meeting with ALA Committee on Legislation - Government Information Subcommittee)
Kevin McClure, Chair. Discussion of how best to bring stakeholders together to assess the future of the Federal Depository Library Program. / HIL – California C
4:00 pm–5:30 pm / DTTP Staff meeting
Andrea Sevetson, Convenor.
Review of advertising, subscriptions, and upcoming issues. / HIL – Conference Room 3
4:00 pm–5:30 pm / International Documents Task Force
Marcy Allen, Coordinator.
IDTF will discuss digital collections and collaborative collection development/management. James Jacobs will share what Stanford has been doing in this realm, we will break out into small discussion groups and then come back together to share ideas for future ideas and steps. Come prepared with ideas to discuss a variety of old and new ways the international documents community can manage digital collections. / MAR – Platinum 5
Sunday, June 29, 2008 / 8:00 am-10:00 am / Development Committee
Charles Malone, Chair.
The Development Committee will be discussing the success of the Silent Auction, as well as continued planning of a general GODORT member solicitation letter as means to generate income. Additionally, work will continue on developing Guidelines for Managing Solicitations to Vendors, and any bylaws changes needed for the Development Committee. / HIL – Conference Room 1
Legislation Committee III
Kevin McClure, Chair.
Plans for post-Annual follow-up and continuation of advocacy efforts. / ACC 206 B
Membership Committee II
Beth Clausen, Chair. / HIL – Conference Room 10
Publications Committee
Barb J. Mann, Chair. / MAR – Gold Key I/II
10:30 am-12:00 pm / Cataloging Committee
Mary Horton, Chair. / HIL – Green Room
10:30 am-12:00 pm / Legislation Committee IV
(Joint meeting with ALA Committee on Legislation - Government Information Subcommittee)
Kevin McClure, Chair.
Completion of any pending resolutions and any other work that needs to go to COL. / ACC 206 B
Rare & Endangered Government Publications Committee
Karen Hogenboom, Chair. / MAR – Gold Key I/II
1:30 pm-3:30 pm / Education Committee
Jennie Burroughs, Chair.
The committee will host a discussion session on government information training for non-specialists, from colleagues in our home institutions to librarians in our states or regions. The business portion will focus on the new, wiki version of the Government Information Clearinghouse & Handout Exchange and the government documents competencies survey. / MAR – Gold Key I/II
Government Information Technology Committee (GITCO)
Lora Amsberryaugier, Chair. / MAR – Newport Beach/Rancho Las Palmas
4:00 pm-5:30pm / Web Managers meeting
Starr Hoffman, Convenor. / MAR – Gold Key I/II
6:30 pm -8:00pm / GODORT Reception & Awards
Leatherby Libraries, Attallah Piazza, One University Dr. Orange CA. / Chapman University
Monday, June30, 2008 / 8:00am-10:00am / Lexis Nexis Breakfast / MAR- Marquis South
8:00 am-10:00 am / Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee II
Marianne Ryan and Linda Johnson, Co-chairs. / HIL- Redondo
10:30 am-12:00 noon / GODORT Program. Going Local: Statistical Resources for Business - Paul Arrigo, Coordinator.
Dimitris Poulakidas, Interim Manager, Data and GIS Division, Southern California Association of Governments
Ann Marshall, Labor Market Consultant State of California Labor Market Information System
Jeff Lambert, Business Services, Riverside Public Library / ACC – 204A
1:30 pm-3:30 pm / GODORT Membership
Bill Sleeman, Chair.
Reports and vote on actions from the various committees and Task Forces. Initial reports on pre-conferences attendance and financials. Approval of the new slate of GODORT officers and installation of Chair. / MAR – Elite 1
4:00pm -6:00 pm / Steering Committee II
Bill Sleeman, Chair.
GODORT members will discuss any action items from the Annual meeting including any new resolutions from Legislation and COL. Update from the Strategic Planning Committee and other GODORT initiatives. / HIL – El Capitan