2012 Washington E-Bulletin

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  • Washington E-Bulletin - December 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 11
    December 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    A LOOK AHEAD
    Onward and Upward
    “New Year, New Congress” Free Online Training
    PIDB Meeting December 6th
    Trusting What’s Online: Excerpts from an Interview with Hays Butler
    ACT NOW
    Submit Your Examples of Orphan Works Projects
    AALL GRC Seeks Nominations for the 2013 Public Access to Government Information and Oakley Advocacy Awards
    AALL IN THE STATES
    Successful SNELLA Event on UELMA
    Best Practices Exchange
    ROUNDUP AND REVIEW
  • Washington E-Bulletin - November 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 10
    November 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    A LOOK AHEAD - SUPREME COURT SPECIAL EDITION
    SCOTUS Hears Textbook Copyright Case
    Copyright Today: Excerpts from an Interview with Tracy Thompson-Przylucki
    FISA and the Right to Wiretap
    ACT NOW
    Calling All Depositories! AALL FDLP Task Force Seeks Submissions
    AALL IN THE STATES
    Atlanta Libraries Support Georgia Archives
    SNELLA at Work on UELMA
    ROUNDUP AND REVIEW
  • Washington E-Bulletin - October 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 9
    October 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    A LOOK AHEAD
    With Five Weeks till Election, Washington on Hold
    Law Via the Internet Conference October 7-9
    ACT NOW
    Receiving Unordered and Unwanted Materials from Vendors? Tell the FTC!
    Have You Joined AALL's Advocacy Team?
    AALL IN THE STATES
    Preliminary Analysis of AALL's State Legal Inventories
    California Enacts UELMA
    Preparing to Advocate for UELMA in 2013
    New Connecticut Bar Association Law Library Section Holds Inaugural Meeting
    ROUNDUP AND REVIEW
  • Washington E-Bulletin: September 2012

    Note: The September 2012 Issue marks the beginning of a new format for the Washington E-Bulletin, now published at the beginning of the month in HTML format. As such, there is no August 2012 issue.
    Vol. 2012, Issue 8
    September 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    A LOOK AHEAD
    Potential Progress in Lame Duck Session
    White House Issues Records Management Directive
    ACT NOW
    New Academic Year, New Print Resource Use
    NAPA FDLP Survey Due This Week
    AALL IN THE STATES
    UELMA Headed to CA Governor's Desk
    Library Association Meets in Connecticut
    California Legislature Suspends Open Meeting Law
    ROUNDUP AND REVIEW
  • Washington E-Bulletin - July 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 7
    July 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
    New Advocacy Resources from the Government Relations Office
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    Action Alert: Tell Your Representative to Support Public Access to CRS Reports
    Highlights from the 2012 Annual Meeting
    Legislative Progress Report
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    Chapter Government Relations Roundtable Report
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    GPO Launches New Training Modules
    Building the 2008 End of Term Web Archive
    AALL Members Make Fastcase 50
    Statue of Law in the Library of Congress’s Main Reading Room
  • Washington E-Bulletin - June 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 6
    June 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
    See you in Boston!
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    Act Now! Help AALL Build the Case for Print Legal Resources
    House Judiciary Approves FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization
    A First Look at the FOIA Portal
    Appropriations Update: Bills Await Senate Consideration
    Open Access Petition to be Considered by White House
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    LLAGNY Helps Secure State Aid to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services
    California Assembly Judiciary Committee Approves UELMA Bill
    What’s Next for UELMA in California
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    Federal Reserve Preparing Inventory of Historical Materials
    NARA Releases Open Government Plan for 2012-2014
    New National Security Archive Publication Makes Available 900 Formerly Classified Documents
  • Washington E-Bulletin - May 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 5
    May 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
    New Government Relations Office Staff Member, Elizabeth Holland
    Action Alert: Help Save the American Community Survey
    Your Guide to AALL’s Public Policy Programs in Boston
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2013 Legislative Branch Bill
    Judge Evans Issues Long-Awaited Ruling in Georgia State E-Reserves Case
    New One-Pager on Presidential Records
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    Supreme Court of Ohio Plans to Discontinue Bound Volumes of Appellate Court Decisions
    Utah Legislature Approves Funding for Statewide Self-Help Center
    Diane Boyer-Vine is the 2012 Recipient of the NOCALL Legislative Advocacy Award
    Connecticut General Assembly Passes Online Regulations Bill
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    Scout, a New Legislative and Regulatory Research Tool
    Chesapeake Group Finds Thirty-eight Percent of Online Documents Disappear in Five Years
    Report Finds Agencies Still Struggling with Records Management
  • Washington E-Bulletin - April 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 4
    April 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Congratulations to AALL’s 2012 PAGI and Oakley Advocacy Award Winners
    2012 Advocacy Training Agenda Now Available – Register Today!
    Federal Depository Library Program Webinar Slides Posted on AALLNET
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    Action Alert: Support GPO and Library of Congress Funding
    House Passes Flawed Cybersecurity Bill
    Department of Justice Releases Open Government Plan 2.0 to Mixed Reviews
    AALL Applauds Agency Development of FOIA Portal
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    Colorado Becomes First State to Enact UELMA
    MALL Advocacy Campaign Leads to Progress in Filling State Law Librarian Position
    AALL and California Chapters Urge City to Find Space for San Francisco Law Library
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    CRS Releases New Report on Federal Depository Library Program
    What Does Open Government Mean to You?
    Conversation about Digital Preservation with Mike Wash, NARA
    Office of Government Information Services Releases Year Two Progress Report
  • Washington E-Bulletin - March 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 3
    March 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Register for Free April 19 Webinar: “Law Librarians and the Federal Depository Library Program: Working Together for a Successful Future”
    Thanks to You, March 20 State Advocacy Webinar is a Success!
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    Update on Open Access Bills
    Supporting the Appropriations Requests of the Government Printing Office and Library of Congress
    FOIA in the Spotlight during Sunshine Week
    A FOIA Day for Reflection
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    California Joint Institute Features Two Advocacy Programs
    SNELLA Provides Testimony in Support of UELMA
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    Sunshine Week Reports from OMB Watch
    GPO Access Sunsets
  • Washington E-Bulletin - February 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 2
    February 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Register Now! Free March 20 Webinar on State Advocacy
    Save the Date: July 21 Advocacy Training in Boston
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts ABA House of Delegates Approves UELMA; Act is Introduced in Five States
    House Approps Legislative Branch Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY 2013 Funding
    Government Printing Office Launches FDLP State Forecasting Project – Your Participation Needed
    Research Works Act Dies in the House of Representatives
    National Archives to Hold Forum to Solicit Public Input on Records Management
    Contribute to the Vision of a Twenty-First Century Access to Justice Law Library
    Mark Your Calendars for March 16 Sunshine Week Webcast
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    UELMA Introduced in California
    SNELLA Tracking UELMA and Online Regulations Bill in Connecticut
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    Redesign of Regulations.gov
    EPA Releases New Tool to Track Pollutants of Waterways
    Orphan Works and Fair Use in the Digital Age
  • Washington E-Bulletin - January 2012

    Vol. 2012, Issue 1
    January 2012
    IN THIS ISSUE
    STAY INFORMED/GET INVOLVED: News and Action Alerts
    Action Alert: Help Ensure Access to Taxpayer-Funded Research
    Save the Date: March 20 Webinar on State Advocacy
    House and Senate Postpone Votes on SOPA and PIPA
    Supreme Court Limits Public Domain in Golan v. Holder
    Government Printing Office Reports Results of Money-Saving Buyouts
    OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: Chapter News
    Update on UELMA
    FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading and Resources for the Info Policy Junkie
    Legislative Branch Agencies Launch New Congressional Record App
    Upcoming Launch of First-Ever Multi-Agency FOIA Portal