Webinar of Potential Interest

October 12, 2010 at 6:58 pm | Posted in Ideas, law librarianship | Leave a comment

Email from Jon:


The Legal Division is pleased to co-sponsor this event with SLA’s Philadelphia Chapter.  This event is FREE for all participants.  For those of you outside the Philadelphia area, please join us in cyberspace via webinar.  If you are local, the event will be held on the campus of Drexel University.  The registration link and details are below.


** Direct all questions, comments, or concerns to SLA Philadelphia Chapter Chair-Elect Robert Guerrero at Guerrero@RLF.com **

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Special Libraries Association concludes its 2010 Program Series on Thursday, November 4th, 2010.  Click HERE to register


TOPIC: “The FDsys” : the new GPO Access

PRESENTER: Ashley Dahlen  – Outreach Librarian at the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Thursday, November 4, 2010 — 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

(Registration starts at 5:30 pm)

LOCATION: The Mary Hagerty Learning Lab (Room L33/34) at the Hagerty Library at Drexel University

•Address:   33rd & Market Sts.  Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875
•Parking:   Metered on-street parking available, hourly-pay parking at 34th & Chestnut garage

GPO Access will be going away soon as the U.S. Government Printing Office rolls out the Federal Digital System (FDsys), an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information from all three branches of the U.S. Government. Learn about the new system and its features, what content is available through it, and search strategies. Not only is FDsys a powerful tool for the public to access online, authoritative Federal information, but it also serves as a preservation repository for the content and a content management system for Federal agencies.

COST:   FREE for all participants


Pizza and beverages will be provided to all attendees

**** The SLA Philadelphia Chapter will be accepting book donations for our ANNUAL BOOK DRIVE at this event ****

This year’s recipient is:  Out of School Time (OST) Programs—Reaches over 2,200 youth every year in grades K-8.  OST programs are located across the City and serve children in schools and at CSS’ Family Service Centers.  OST Programs enrich the lives of children through literacy and are in the process of creating extensive libraries.

SPONSORS: This session is being co-sponsored by the SLA Legal Division and the DUSLA student chapter at Drexel University.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Tuesday, November 2nd at 5pm

Click HERE to register

Robert L. Guerrero
Library Manager

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

One Rodney Square

920 North King Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-651-7775

Fax: 302-498-7775

Email: Guerrero@RLF.com



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