[Libs-Or] FW: DIGOR Announcements re: OLA/WLA Conference

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Wed Apr 3 11:57:05 PDT 2013

The Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR) Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Sara Kelso is the recipient of the DIGOR Scholarship to the 2013 OLA/WLA Joint Conference<http://wala.memberclicks.net/2013-conference-home%20> in Vancouver, WA. Sara is a part-time circulation employee with two libraries in Washington County and a first-year MLIS student at San Jose State University. She is interested in services for underserved and socially disadvantaged individuals, a group in great need of access to and understanding of government information and resources. We are happy to help Sara attend the conference and take advantage of the learning and networking opportunities it offers.  Congratulations Sara!

DIGOR is also sponsoring a program at the conference: Mining the Wealth of Demographic Data: American FactFinder, by Charles Rynerson, Oregon State Data Center Coordinator, Population Research Center, Portland State University. The session is on Thursday, April 25, from 4:00-5:15 pm.

DIGOR will also have an informal lunch meeting at the conference on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 12:15 pm at the Main Event Sports Grill. Please RSVP to Arlene Weible<mailto:arlene.weible at state.or.us> by April 25, 2013, as space at the restaurant is limited.

The Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR) is a Round Table of the Oregon Library Association, and is dedicated to making government documents of all kinds more easily accessible and more useful to library staff and patrons. DIGOR promotes information sharing among people involved with, or interested in, government documents by sponsoring educational programs and giving documents librarians an opportunity to meet and interact.

For more information, please consult the DIGOR web site<http://www.olaweb.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=152>.

Arlene Weible
DIGOR Chair, 2012-13
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St NE
Salem OR, 97301
arlene.weible at state.or.us<mailto:arlene.weible at state.or.us>

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