Resolutions Passed by GODORT: 1973-present

2010-present | 2000-09 | 1990-99 | 1980-89 | 1970-79 | Pre-1970

2010-present

2018

2017

  • Memorial Resolution for John Alfred Shuler (Midwinter 2017) [4]

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • Tribute Resolution for Maryellen Trautman[1]
  • Tribute Resolution for William J. Boarman[2]
  • Memorial Resolution for Robert W. Houk[3]

2011

  • Resolution Thanking Bob Tapella for His Service as the 25th Public Printer of the United States (Midwinter 2011)
  • IFC/COL Joint resolution on access to and classification of government information (Midwinter 2011)
  • PLA/COL Joint resolution commending President Obama and the U.S. Senate in nominating and confirming Susan Hildreth to IMLS Director (Midwinter 2011)

2010

  • Transparency and Openness in the Federal Government (mentioned in 2010 Midwinter meeting highlights)
  • Supporting Digital Information Initiatives at the GPO (mentioned in 2010 Midwinter meeting highlights)
  • Endorsed in principle Memorial Resolution for Grace-Ellen McCrann (Annual 2010) DttP

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2000-09

2009

2008

  • Resolution on Government Printing Office FY2009 Appropriations (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.1
  • Resolution on Tribal College Library Membership in the Federal Depository Library Programs (FDLP) (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.2
  • Resolution on Safeguarding Electronic Government Information and E-Government in Times of Disasters (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.3
  • Resolution Opposing Postal Rate Increases for Small Circulation Publications (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.4
  • Resolution Commending the FBI Whistleblower who Exposed Abuses on the Use of Exigent National Security Letters (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.5
  • Resolution on Full Funding for the Federal Digital System (Midwinter 2008); Adopted CD#20.6

2007

  • Resolution on Government Printing Office Fiscal 2008 Appropriations (Annual 2007); Adopted CD#20.6
  • Resolution in Support of “Orphan Works” Legislation (Midwinter 2007); Adopted CD#20.1
  • Resolution in Support of Immigrant Rights (Midwinter 2007); Adopted CD#20.2

2006

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2005

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2004

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2003

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2002

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2001

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2000

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1990-99

1999

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1998

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1997

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1996

1995

1994

  • Support for LSCA reauthorization. (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):118)
  • Endorse in principle resolution from Public Library Association on Library Service and Construction Act. (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):118)
  • Resolution on FY95 LSCA and HEA (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):118)
  • Support for adequate funding for Library of Congress. (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):118)
  • Resolution on the Future of the Federal Depository Library Program. -- as passed by ALA Council (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):118)
  • Resolution on GPO appropriations. (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):119)
  • Resolution concerning the NTIS STEI regulations. -- as passed by ALA Council (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):119)
  • Endorse in principle the "Principles for the Development of the National Information Infrastructure". -- as passed by ALA Council (Midwinter 1994, DttP 22(2):119)
  • Resolution on LSCA reauthorization. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on telecommunications policy. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on use of permanent paper by state and local governments. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on FY95 appropriations for library programs. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on Copyright Reform Act. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on intellectual property principles. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on libraries and crime prevention programs. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)
  • Resolution on the Library of Congress. (Annual 1994, DttP 22(3):193)

1993

1992

1991

1990

 

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1980-89

1989

  • Resolution on library fee waivers under the Freedom of Information Act. (Midwinter 1989)
  • Resolution on the toxic release inventory database. (Midwinter 1989)
  • Resolution on federal libraries and information centers as governmental activities. ( Federal Librarians Round Table resolution endorsed in principle by GODORT) (Midwinter 1989, DttP 17(2):94)
  • Resolution on access to current information. ( Federal Librarians Round Table resolution endorsed in principle by GODORT) (Midwinter 1989, DttP 17(2):94)
  • Depository distribution of publications exempted from Title 44 requirements. (Midwinter 1989, DttP 17(2):94)
  • Resolution on OTA Report: Informing the Nation. (Midwinter 1989, DttP 17(2):94)
  • Resolution on electronic dissemination of government information. (Midwinter 1989, DttP 17(2):94)
  • Resolution on reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act (Annual 1989, DttP 17(3):142)
  • Resolution on revision of Title 44, Public printing and documents. (Annual 1989)
  • Resolution concerning OMB's notice of information policy development. (Annual 1989, DttP 17(3):143)
  • Resolution on user fees for the automated patent system and trademark search system. (Annual 1989, DttP 17(3):143)

1988

  • Planning Committee for 1990 Census products. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):47-48)
  • Distribution of National Science Foundation publications in electronic format. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):48)
  • Resolution on electronic dissemination of government information to depository libraries. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):49)
  • Resolution regarding Government Information Bill of Rights. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):49; text DttP 16(1):21)
  • Resolution concerning the privatization of federal libraries and document depositories. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):49)
  • Resolution on use of permanent papers in books and other publications. (Midwinter 1988, DttP 16(1):49-50)
  • Resolution on GPO microfiche conversion program. (Annual 1988)
  • Resolution in opposition to FBI library awareness program. (Annual 1988)
  • Resolution on the right of access to federal information. (Annual 1988)
  • Resolution on paper distribution of the Congressional Record. (Annual 1988, DttP 16(3):159).

1987

  • Resolution on library statistics. (Midwinter 1987)
  • Resolution concerning OMB's proposed privatization of NTIS. (Midwinter 1987, DttP 15(1):43-44)
  • Resolution on GPO appropriations. (Midwinter 1987, DttP 15(1):44)
  • Resolution concerning a North Carolina State Documents system. North Carolina Library Association resolution endorsed by GODORT. (Midwinter 1987, DttP 15(1):44)
  • Resolution on foreign control of federal libraries and document depositories. ALA Committee on Legislation resolution, endorsed by GODORT. (Midwinter 1987, DttP 15(1):44-45)
  • Resolution on misinformation to citizens. (Annual 1987)
  • Resolution on electronic pilot projects for depository libraries. (Annual 1987, DttP 15(3):185-186)
  • Resolution relating to commemorative Census stamp. (Annual 1987, DttP 15(3):186)
  • Resolution concerning U.S. re-establishment of membership in UNESCO. (Annual 1987, DttP 15(3):186)
  • Resolution on the federal acquisition regulation. (Annual 1987, DttP 15(3):186)

1986

  • Resolution related to OMB Circular 130. (Midwinter 1986, DttP 14(1):16-17)
  • Resolution concerning the collection and dissemination of government scientific and technical information. (Annual 1986, DttP 14(3):100)

1985

1984

  • Resolution on security classification use by the United States Federal Administration. (Midwinter 1984)
  • Resolution on national security directive 84. (Midwinter 1984)
  • Resolution on the right to know. (Midwinter 1984)
  • Request the GPO explore the possibility of having someone at their exhibit booth capable of answering queries concerning the Depository library program. (Midwinter 1984)
  • Express concern to GPO, JCP, House and Senate Committees on Government Operations, and appropriate Congressional Appropriations committees relating to inclusion of audiovisual materials in the depository library program. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):9)
  • Communicate support for Monthly Catalog Discussion Document to GPO and JCP. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):9)
  • Urge Congressional Information Service to use acid-free, archival quality index dividers. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):9)
  • Urge GPO to seek depository library input in developing new automated system. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):9)
  • Resolution on OMB's proposed circular on federal information management. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):10)
  • Resolution Relating to the Control of Unclassified Government Information. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):10)
  • Resolution Regarding Senate Bill S. 774 (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):10)
  • Resolution Regarding Continued United States Membership in UNESCO. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):10)
  • Send letter to Washington Post concerning article on elimination of documents. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):11)
  • Establish Ad Hoc group to report to Federal Documents Task Force on documents that have been discontinued, suspended, or significantly modified. (Midwinter 1984, DttP 12(1):11)
  • GPO Funding for Bibliographic Access (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Resolution on Depository Shipping List Numbering System (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Resolution on Energy Fiche Distribution (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Publication of the Numerical List and Schedule of Volumes (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Standing Invitation to Bureau of the Census Speakers (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Resolution on GODORT Organization and Scheduling (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)
  • Resolution on United States Membership in UNESCO (Annual 1984, DttP 12(3):95)

1983

  • Resolution on access to government information. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:9)
  • Request that ALA urge the Federal publishers Committee and the National Association of Government Communicators to continue to seek sufficient funds to ensure adequate public access to government information. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:9)
  • Resolution to government agencies on access to information. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:9-10)
  • Urge LC and its cooperative cataloging participants to consider the complete discontinuance of personal name authority files to reduce the time spent on cataloging records. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:10-11)
  • Request that Superintendent of Documents supply to all depository libraries item cards for items newly created on the October 1982 printout and for any future items. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:11)
  • Request that the Superintendent of Documents provide timely information on Census material and quickly process selection changes for Census materials. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:11)
  • Request that NARS institute interlibrary loan for NARS microfilm not included in private sector contract. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:11)
  • Request that the Superintendent of Documents produce and distribute a quarterly "Union List of Item Selections." (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:12)
  • Request that the Superintendent of Documents create upon request a union list of selective depository item numbers by specified geographic area. (Midwinter 1983, DttP 11:12)
  • Request that GPO use the "Monthly Catalog Discussion Document" as the basis for developing a plan for user review. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:132)
  • Express appreciation to Library and Printed Archives Branch for cooperation with Ad Hoc Committee on NARS Printed Archives Collection. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:132)
  • Request that GPO include DOE depository publications in the Monthly Catalog and cooperate with GODORT with JCP in developing an implementation plan acceptable to users. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:132)
  • Request that ALA Washington Office communicate support for establishment of NARS as an independent agency. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:132)
  • Express concern with suspension of various publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:132)
  • Request that the Joint Committee on Printing establish formal procedures for receipt, investigation, and reporting on citizen inquiries regarding violations of paragraph 83 of the Printing and Binding Regulations. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:133)
  • GODORT implement the National Action Alert Network. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:133)
  • Dues increased to $12 for individuals and $15 for institutions. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:133)
  • Express support to the Government Printing Office Library Programs Service for the Development of an Automated Data Processing system. (Annual 1983, DttP 11:133)

1982

  • Request that the Census Bureau give official notification of new publication. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:70)
  • Support for proposed GPO public relations campaign for the depository library program. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:70)
  • Letter of appreciation and thanks to Carl LaBarre for his years of service as Superintendent of Documents. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:70)
  • Concern that NTIS continue public access to reports of federally sponsored research. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:70)
  • Commended State of Maryland on proposed state documents depository legislation. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:70)
  • Resolution on the sale of G.P.O. publications. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:66)
  • Request that the publications, Selected U.S. Government Publications and the Subject Bibliographies or their improved successors continue to be made available free to depository libraries. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:68)
  • Request that an official notification system be implemented for those executive agency publications that are being curtailed as a result of the publication moratorium and review process. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:75)
  • Recommendation that OMB Bulletins, Circulars, and Memoranda be made available to depository libraries. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:75)
  • Expressed concern over reduced budget of National Archives and Records Service and elimination of ILL. Requested increase in support for NARS. (Midwinter 1982, DttP 10:71)
  • Resolution on restrictions on access to government information. (Annual 1982, DttP 10(5):209)
  • Resolution on TRANSDEX. (Annual 1982, DttP 10:209)
  • Resolution on federal government statistical activities. (Annual 1982, DttP 10(5):209-210)
  • Resolution on the creation of NTIS Advisory Committee. (Annual 1982, DttP 10:210)
  • Resolution on the Attendance of GPO personnel at ALA. (Annual 1982, DttP 10:210)
  • Resolution on Leadership Role of the JCP. (Annual 1982, DttP 10:210)
  • Resolution on affiliation of ALA with Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS). (Annual 1982, DttP 10(5):210)

1981

  • Urge the Public Printer to grant exemption from the freeze on positions in the Library and Statutory Distribution Service. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:104)
  • Express to the Public Printer support for the new position of classification specialist with emphasis that the person look into the philosophy and application of the SUDOCS classification system as a whole. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:104)
  • Contact the Coordinator of the Federal Information Centers Program to request that depository libraries be specifically included in the FIC's local agency liaison program. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:104)
  • Survey depository libraries and public libraries in cities where FIC's are located, and libraries in cities in which GSA plans to locate FIC's to determine current level of cooperation and to seek information on the appropriate relationship. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:104)
  • Support the work of the RTSD/CCA Policy and Research Committee in drafting guidelines for broadening the concept of Distributive Automated Record Production (DARP) to include other cataloging agencies and other types of library materials. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:104)
  • Endorses and supports the efforts of NELINET to develop its public awareness campaign (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:105)
  • Resolution on the UN microform program. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:105, text of resolution, DttP 9:115)
  • Supports the usefulness of the United Nations Yearbook. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:105)
  • Cooperate with Intellectual Freedom Committee on a study of the accessibility to citizens of state government information. (Midwinter 1981, DttP 9:105)
  • Request LC survey library community on effect of discontinuing LC and Dewey classification number for documents. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:225)
  • Requests GPO continue to provide leadership in micropublishing standards for federal documents. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:225)
  • Support of improved service and maintenance of federal documents collection at the National Archives and Records Service. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:225)
  • Support for proposals to reduce collection burden of regionals. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:225)
  • Support of continued collection of library statistics by National Center for Education Statistics and of distribution of the resulting publications through the depository library program and GPO sales. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:226)
  • Opposition to suppression of government documents. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:227)
  • Resolution on funding the depository library program. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:227)
  • Support for continued free public access to federal information. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:227)
  • Recommendation on publication format for 1980 census data. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:227)
  • Request for GAO legislative history microfiche files to be made a depository library publication. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:228)
  • Support for existing approved procedures for converting depository documents to microform. (Annual 1981, DttP 9:228)

1980

  • Major announcements in Monthly Catalog. (Midwinter 1980, DttP 8:93)
  • The need of an acquisitions unit in GPO. (Midwinter 1980, DttP 8:93)
  • GODORT concern over the subcontracting of the GPO cataloging function. (Midwinter 1980, DttP 8:93, 134)
  • Serial Set numbering proposal. (Midwinter 1980, DttP 8:93)
  • Accepted "Guidelines for State Publications Depository Legislation" as published in DttP 8(2):91-92. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:238)
  • Accepted " Guidelines for State Distribution Center Activities" as published in DttP 8:242. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:238)
  • Regarding H.R. 6410, a bill to reduce paperwork. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:245)
  • Proposed OMB Circular as published in the Federal Register. 45 (June 9, 1980; no. 112): 38641-38643. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:245)
  • The need for quarterly updates of the printout of depository selections by item number. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:238, 286)
  • Objection to federal agencies bypassing the depository library system by releasing federal information to private publishers for publication and private sale. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:238, 286)
  • Recommendation for classification numbers for Senate/House document and report series. (Annual 1980, DttP 8:238; text of recommendation is included in notes from the Depository Library Council Meeting, Fall 1980, Resolution no. 4. DttP 8(6):294)

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1970-79

1979

1978

  • Accepted Guidelines for Inputting State Documents into Data Bases. (Midwinter 1978, DttP 6:82)
  • Commendation and concern on GPO microform program. (Midwinter 1978, DttP 6:94)
  • Resolution regarding depository libraries. (Annual 1978, DttP 6:207)
  • Cooperative cataloging of state publications. (Annual 1978, DttP 6:197, 207)
  • Resolution on a national depository agency. (Annual 1978, DttP 6:208)

1977

  • Resolution on depository status for law libraries. (Annual 1977, DttP 5:198)
  • Accepted Guidelines for State Documents Checklists. (Annual 1977, DttP 5:183; as printed in DttP 5:66)

1976

  • Resolution on copyright of government funded publications. (Annual 1976, DttP 4(5):14, 31)
  • Resolution urging LC to accept GPO cataloging as authoritative. (Annual 1976, DttP 4(4):31, 35)
  • Commendation of GPO on microform program. (Annual 1976, referred to in DttP 4(5):31, text of resolution DttP 5:89)

1975

  • Resolution Concerning the Ownership of the Records of Public Officials. (Annual 1975, DttP 3(7):11)

1974

  • Endorsing the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Depository System. (Midwinter, Annual 1974, DttP 2(2):10, 13; final report published in DttP 3(2):15)
  • Resolution on Non-GPO Publications. (Midwinter 1974, DttP 2(2):10)
  • Sending a letter to the Archivist of the U.S. concerning the Superintendent of Documents' library collection. (Midwinter 1974, DttP 2(2):3-4,6; text of letter DttP 2(2):13)
  • Asking ALA to distribute papers of the 1972 Symposium on International Documentation. (Midwinter 1974, DttP 2(2):4)
  • Endorsing a resolution of Public Documents Committee supporting the appointment of librarians to official advisory committees of the Bureau of the Census. (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):26)
  • Requesting the GODORT Coordinator to contact NCLIS and offer the assistance of the Round Table in the preparation of a working paper on the role to be played by all types of public documents in the furtherance of the national program and directing the GODORT Coordinator to request each of the GODORT task forces to prepare a brief working paper on this subject in relation to the type of document covered by the task force. (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):13)
  • Urging UNITAR to hold an advanced training course for persons responsible for the dissemination and servicing of international documentation in the U.S. (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):13, 16)
  • Accepting "Minimum Standards for State Servicing of State Documents". (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):17, as published in DttP 2(3/4):11)
  • Commending American Libraries for its recent active and objective reporting on activities in the federal government of great concern to document users, (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):6)
  • Recommending to the Superintendent of Documents that the Superintendent of Documents classification number be included in the GPO imprint. (Annual 1974, DttP 3(1):13)

1973

  • Resolution on Revision of the Depository Law (Midwinter 1973, DttP 1(3):3-4)
  • Supporting an SLA statement on GPO (Midwinter 1973, DttP 1(3):14-15)
  • Transmitting a long list of recommendations to the Superintendent of Documents (Midwinter 1973, DttP 1(3):21-27)
  • Endorsing the resolution presented to ALA Council by the Ad Hoc Committee on Financial Support of the Depository System (Annual 1973, DttP 1(4):11)
  • Resolution on the firing of Pat Coatsworth (Annual 1973, DttP 2(1):4)
  • Resolution on Approval of Questionnaires (Annual 1973, DttP 2(1):4)
  • Resolution on Questionnaires Distributed by Library School Faculty and Students (Annual 1973, DttP 2(1):4)

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Pre-1970

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