Registration: Great Hall
Welcome Remarks: History Reference Room 211
Concurrent Session 1: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Session 1-A: History Reference Room 211
Quick Guide and Helpful Resources to Homeschooling in Indiana
Thinking about homeschooling in Indiana? Join this session for some brief guidance on transitioning to homeschooling in the Hoosier state. Looking for some awesome (free) resources to help you on your way? We’ve got you covered with info on civics, science, language and more!
Presenter: Suzanne Walker, Indiana State Library
Session 1-B: Indiana Authors Room 203
Learning to Love Federal Documents
How do you get library staff excited about working with government publications? Staff from the U.S. Government Publishing Office will discuss how to get librarians interested in and comfortable with government documents. Examples will cover Federal Depository Library Program promotion, government information reference and common myths. The session will also include tips training for those who do not work directly with the FDLP.
Presenter: Katherine Pitcher, Government Publishing Office
Break 10:30-11:00 a.m. (Conflict Free – Go Meet with Conference Vendors)
Session 2 – Keynote Address: History Reference Room 211
Presenter: Hugh Halpern, Director, U.S. Government Publishing Office
Lunch on Your Own – Lunch Options Nearby
Board Room 401: Lunch with a Government Documents Coordinator
Looking to chat informally with a gov doc librarian? Join us in the Indiana State Library Board Room to enjoy an informal lunch and conversation with a government documents librarian. Just be sure to pack your own lunch or grab a bite to go and join us in Room 401. Meet at the ISL registration table in the Great Hall for directions.
Concurrent Session 3: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Session 3-A: History Reference Room 211
Swinging into the 1950s! NARA Releases the 1950 Census
Explore the 1950 census and discover the socio-political and cultural universe of mid-century Indiana! Can you solve your family mystery with the new census release? What was the racial diversity like in your grandparents’ neighborhood? How many TVs were in their neighborhood? Answer these and other questions in this informative session. Put on your vintage thinking fedoras!
Presenters: Katie Springer and Jamie Dunn, Indiana State Library
Session 3-B: Indiana Authors Room 203
Science.gov: Gateway to U.S. Government Science Information
Sponsored by INDIGO
Learn how to find U.S. scientific and technical government information online. This session covers using Science.gov, a portal offering free access to U.S. scientific and technical information from 13 federal agencies. Discover databases, collections, publications and amazing multimedia and science education (STEM) resources published or funded by the U.S. government! Session includes a guide to resources. (TLEU eligible)
Presenter: Andrea Morrison, Indiana University
Break 2:30-3:00 p.m. (Conflict Free – Go Meet with Conference Vendors)
Concurrent Session 4: 3:00-3:55 p.m.
Session 4-A: History Reference Room 211
State Documents in the Indiana State Library Digital Collections
This program will show the various state documents in the Indiana State Library’s Digital Collections and those that the Indiana State Library has contributed to Internet Archive. It will include materials from the Legislature and various Indiana state agencies. (TLEU eligible)
Presenter: Chris Marshall, Indiana State Library
Session 4-B: Indiana Authors Room 203
Sustainable Strides: Efforts and Open Resources toward Environmental Preservation
This session will provide an overview of the strides Indiana has taken to becoming a more environmentally sustainable state. From its roots as a coal hub, Indiana and local governments have initiated movements to safeguard our state. This presentation will trace Indiana’s history and progress of government entities to preserve our natural environment. Attendees will learn online resources and discover new techniques to research environmental sustainability topics in Indiana like renewable energy, crop rotations, recycling and other green strides occurring near you.
Presenter: Emily Alford, Indiana University
Closing Remarks: History Reference Room 211
Food Options Near Indiana State Library
Lunch is on your own. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. There are several dining options available that are within walking distance. Please see the Visit Indy Dining options PDF below.
Visit Indy – Downtown Indianapolis Restaurants
Registered attendees of GID22 can park in the State Employee Parking Garage (Senate Ave. Garage) and have their tickets validated at the Registration Desk. Attendees can also park at the surface lot of the Indiana Historical Society. Attendees who eat lunch at the Stardust Terrace Café (min $7) can get their parking validated as well.