Shari Laster (a person)

Information sharing and the National Plan

(This post originally appeared on Free Government Information.) (Background here: http://freegovinfo.info/node/10285) At the 2015 Depository Library Council meeting on October 20th, Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, informed the depository library community that in July, GPO had formally requested permission from the Joint Committ... Read more

One year later…what’s happening with Regionals and discards?

(This post originally appeared on Free Government Information.) In April 2014, GPO presented a draft policy (also known as an “SOD” or “Superintendent of Documents Public Policy Statement”) that would create a mechanism for Regional depository libraries to request permission to substitute specified tangible holdings for authenticated electronic... Read more

Government information and #critlib

(This post originally appeared on Free Government Information.) I was fortunate to be able to attend the 2015 #CritlibSF Unconference, hosted at the University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library in conjunction with the American Library Association’s Annual Conference last month. While the discussion predominantly, although by no means exclusive... Read more