Tuesday, March 21
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration for this event is now closed. 
Please contact the WLA Office at [email protected] or 608-245-3640.

The Government Information Special Interest Group (GI SIG) of the Wisconsin Library Association is pleased to present a virtual Government Information Day.  This event will include:
  • Updates on Federal & Wisconsin Depository Programs
  • Access to government publications online
     - Federal & state regulations
     - Historical Wisconsin citizen petitions
  • Discussion:  Where do depository libraries go from here? 


9:00-9:05 a.m.

Meeting housekeeping

9:05-9:25 a.m.

Update on the Federal Depository Library Program overall and at UW-Madison
Beth Harper, UW-Madison, Memorial Library

9:25-9:45 a.m.

Update on Wisconsin Document Depository Program and Wisconsin Digital Archive
Abby Swanton, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

9:45-9:55 a.m.


9:55-10:55 a.m.

Guided discussion on the current state of government document depository programs.
(List of discussion questions will be sent to registrants before March 21)

10:55-11:00 a.m.


11:00-11:30 a.m.

Wisconsin Historical Society’s digitized historical petitions collection
Abbie Norderhaug, Wisconsin Historical Society

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Finding regulatory documents online

  • Wisconsin, Jenny Zook, UW-Madison Law Library
  • Federal, Beth Harper, UW-Madison Memorial Library

12:10-12:20 p.m.