DEPOSITORY LIBRARIANS IN THE NEWS
SEPTEMBER/DECEMBER 2001

Maureen Olle, who left University of Detroit Mercy last winter for a position at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge), has been appointed to the position of Regional Librarian there. Her address is molle@lsu.edu.

Charley Pelkey from the Library of Michigan and Godort of Michigan Director at Large reports that she has a new e-mail address: cpelkey@libraryofmichigan.org. Her old address -- cpelkey@libofmich.lib.mi.us -- still works too.

Ann Sanders, Library of Michigan, led a workshop on "Government Information on the Web for School Librarians and Educators", Monday September 24, 2001, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, at the Michigan Library Consortium Training Center, Lansing. Abstract: This one-day workshop focuses on the ever-increasing amount of government information on the World Wide Web of interest to school librarians. Emphasis is on age-appropriate official government sites from both federal and state agencies, including information both by and about federal and state government. Participants will have instruction, demonstrations and hands-on experience in the MLC Training Lab. Participants will learn about various methods of access to and databases included in GPO Access, the flagship web site of the federal government at the Government Printing Office; GPO online tools such as the Federal Agencies on the Internet Directory and Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids; resources included in THOMAS, the online service of the Library of Congress; and selected state and commercial sites from the Government, politics and Law section of the Michigan Electronic Library. Participants will leave the workshop with various training aids including the GPO Access Training Booklet published by the Office of Electronic Information Dissemination Services, Government Printing Office.

Grace York reminds everyone that the University of Michigan Documents Center's web address has changed to http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/.

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