The AALL Government Relations Committee is currently soliciting nominations for the 2003 Public Access to Government Information (PAGI) Award. Established in 1999, this award honors significant contributions by persons or organizations involved in the protection and promotion of greater public access to government information. Recipients need not be law librarians or members of AALL. Previous PAGI award winners have been the United States Government Printing Office in 1999 for its website, GPO Access, and the Library of Congress in 2000 in honor of its website, THOMAS. This year it was awarded to FirstGov for their wonderful revised web site.
Criteria for selection include:
Nominations should be in the form of a letter to the chair, with at least one page of explanation about the nominee's qualifications for the award. Supporting documentation should also be included if available.
Nominations must be sent to the Chair of the Government Relations Committee, Charlene Cain (Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center Library, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-1010, email@example.com), no later than February 1, 2003.