Laura Sare Named to Depository Library Council

By Marketing and Communications | 05-20-2019


COLLEGE STATION (May 2019)- Government Information Librarian Laura Sare has been named as one of three new members to the Depository Library Council for the U.S. Government Publishing Office.  DLC members advise the GPO Director on policy matters relating to the Federal Depository Library Program.

She will serve from June 1, 2019-May 31, 2022.

Sare is an active member of the American Library Association (ALA)’s Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) and has served on several GODORT committees, currently as Chair of the Publications Committee. She is the lead editor of GODORT’s journal DttP: Documents to the People, and she won the Margaret T. Lane/Virginia F. Sanders Memorial Research Award for an article in portal: Libraries and the Academy. Laura is the Communications Working Group Coordinator for the Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) that digitizes technical reports and makes them freely available online.

“Libraries play a vital role in helping GPO provide the public with free access to Government information,” said GPO Acting Deputy Director John Crawford. “GPO looks forward to working with these new members who will be valuable assets to the Council.”

Rick Mikulski from Portland State University and Will Stringfellow from Vanderbilt University were also named new members along with Sare.

 


 

 

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