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GODORT 50th Anniversary: Home

Founded in 1972, the Government Documents Round Table is celebrating 50 years of work to provide a space where information professionals learn, discuss, advocate, and create scholarship on and about government information at all levels of government .

About GODORT

 

Founded in 1972, the Government Documents Round Table is celebrating 50 years of work to provide a space where information professionals learn, discuss, advocate, and create scholarship on and about government information at all levels of government.

Events

Let's party like it's 1972! Celebrate 50 years of GODORT

101 Callahan Drive
Alexandria, Virginia 22301
Alexandria Metro Station

This is a free event but attendance will be limited. Please register at https://forms.gle/Ys5guEWKNGm79Vvd9

 

Swag Survey

What kind of swag would you like to see for GODORT's 50th Celebration? 

You can pick your favorites here.

Help us celebrate!

Our Early Publications is a story map where libraries and archives are sharing early and interesting documents from their collections.

Share your stories and images!

Have a GODORT story you want to share? GODORT's social media committee will be posting about members past and present.

Do you have photos from GODORT events you want to share? Are you willing to be tagged in a social media post or on this guide? We'd love to see your pictures. Email your stories and photos to:

Blake Denton at dentona@uamont.edu or directly godortsocialmedia@gmail.com

GODORT history

 

Early GODORT Members

From left to right: Jean Lowrie, ALA Pres Bernadine,  Abbott Hoduski, GODORT Chair, L. T. Golden, Acting Public Printer,  Eileen Cooke, Director ALA Washington Office, Rowland Darling, Acting Superintendent                                                               

The event was the February 1973 DLC meeting at GPO.  Bernadine was 1st GODORT chair to be appointed to DLC.

Get Creative for GODORT's 50th!

Help us decorate by creating a centerpiece for a table at the 50th Celebration!

Need some ideas?

Make a bag from book pages or a map: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Paper-Bag

Book page flowers:

https://www.instructables.com/How-to-Make-Book-Page-Flowers/

Video: How to Make Book Page Hydrangeas
Video: How to Make 5-Petal Flowers with Book Pages
Video: How to Make Paper Poppies

 

Email Susanne Caro if you will be bringing a centerpiece! We will have 15 tables.