Monday, April 9, 2007

Library Celebration - come, and we'll give you cake!

The WSU Libraries’ are celebrating their 100th Depository Anniversary Celebration, marking the 100th year that we have been a Federal Depository Library. If you're wondering why being a depository library is such a big deal, or if you'd like to know more about what government documents can do for you, please join the party this Wednesday and Friday, and learn what all of the buzz is about.

April 11, 2007
Celebration of WSU Libraries 100th Depository Anniversary

10:30am Terrell Library Atrium

  • Welcome and Introductions - Marilyn Von Seggern, Government Information Librarian

  • “100 Years of Depository Service” - Cindy Kaag, Interim Director of Libraries
    Remarks from Senator Patty Murray - Judy Olson

  • Anniversary Cake and Viewing of the 100th Depository Anniversary Exhibit—-documents from 1907 and the past 100 years

April 13, 2007
Joint Anniversary Celebration, University of Idaho Library and Washington State University Libraries

  • 10:00 – 11:00 Government Documents Department Open House and Tours (Rm. 104 – All rooms located at UI Library)

  • 11:15 – 12:15 “Crown Jewel or Freebies? 100 Years of Federal Government Information Resources at the UI Library” - Lily Wai, Professor Emeritus, Former Head, UI Government Documents Dept. (Rm. 212A)

  • 2:00 – 2:15 Welcome by Lynn Baird, UI Library Dean (Rm. 212A

  • 2:15 – 2:30 Announcement of Poster Contest Winner and Introduction of Special Guests - Maria A. Jankowska, Head UI Government Documents Dept.

  • 2:30 – 3:15 “Connecting People with Government Information for 100 Years: Looking Back, Looking Forward” - Barbie Selby, Regional Depository Librarian, University of Virginia

  • 3:15 Refreshments and Conversation

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