2008, Volume 36






Spring 2008; Volume 36, No. 1


4 - Editor’s Corner: Second Chances
5 - From the Chair
6 - On the Range: Stolen Documents
7 - Washington Report
9 - By the Numbers: What Everyone Should Know About OECD Statistics
11 - Geospatial News: The Future of Governmental Geospatial Information Access: Geosurveillance
13 - International Documents Roundup: International Survey Data: Challenges and Strategies for Collection Development.

17 - What Difference Does It Make What Congress Published? An Introduction
Ben Amata
18 - The American State PapersThe Incomplete Story, or What Was Selected and What Was Omitted
August A. Imholtz Jr.
23 - Conflict and Compromise in the Federalist Era The House Debates the Jay Treaty, 1795–96
Fred W. Beuttler
31 - Recovering the People’s Voice Unpublished Petitions and Their Impact on Publications, Legislation, and History
Jessie Kratz
38 - Documents Printed for the First Federal Congress and Their Importance to Historical Research
Charlene Bangs Bickford
43 - Tips from Tim Symbols
Tim Byrne
47 - Smokey Bear: American Icon
Mark C. Scott

Round the Table
52 - GODORT 2008 Midwinter Meeting Highlights 54 - ALA GODORT Councilor’s Report
44 - Index to Advertisers

About the cover:
The winner of our second cover contest is Eve Moening. She photographed the pyramid poster, MyPyramid.gov (Alexandria, VA.: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, April 2005).

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Summer 2008; Volume 36, No. 2


4 - Editor’s Corner
5 - From the Chair: It’s not about the Boxes…
7 -  Washington Report
9 -  News from the North: Maintaining Bibliographic Integrity for Provincial Documents during the E-Gov Transition
12  - State and Local Documents Roundup: Why Care About Copyright?
16 -  Tech Watch


19 - Docs 2.0 An Introduction
Valerie Glenn and Amy West

21 - Social Bookmarking and Folksonomies Possibilities for Government Information?
Tea Rokolj
25 - Remixing the Government Mashups and Government Information
Annelise Sklar
29 - The “Facebook” Effect on FDLP Communication Using Social Networking Tools in a New Context: A Pennsylvania-based Approach
Tom Adamich
33 - Mashing Congress Using Web 2.0 Tools to Teach Congressional Research
Karen Munro and Jesse Silva
39 - International Information Sources LIS Education for Global Environments
Debbie L. Rabina

Round the Table

44 - The Interview Cass Hartnett, Incoming GODORT Chair (2008–09)
44 - GODORT Awards Nominations
45 - Research and Scholarship Applications

45 - Index of Advertisers
About the cover:

Cyberinfrastructure Vision for 21st Century Discovery(< a href="http://purl.access.gpo.gov/gpo/lps80410">purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS80410 ). The visualization on the cover depicts a single cycle of delay measurements made by a CAIDA Internet performance monitor. The graph was created using the Walrus graph visualization tool, designed for interactively visualizing large directed graphs in three-dimensional space. For more information see www.caida.org/tools/visualization/walrus.