The February edition of the Washington E-Bulletin is now available! Each month, we provide you with the latest action alerts, policy updates, news from our office, chapter news, and further reading for the information policy junkie! Enjoy reading this months updates on GPO’s authentication of the online budget, updates on the Open Government Act, news about Sunshine Week, and more!
Here is the Table of Contents from the February edition:
-The New Washington Affairs Office Blog
UPDATES FROM THE HILL
-GPO Authenticates Online Budget
-White House Attempts to Change OPEN Government Act
-Orphan Works Act of 2006 (H.R. 5439)
-Open Access to Research & the Law
-New Legislation on Net Neutrality
-National Archives Proposed Rule to Restore Research Hours
-State Secrets Protection Act (S. 2533)
-Surveillance Law Expires, Congress Fails to Act
WASHINGTON OFFICE ACTIVITIES
-Sign up for Sunshine Week Activities!
OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY: CHAPTER NEWS
-Maryland Legislation would Cut Funding to Circuit Court Libraries
-Latest California Bills No Longer Available in Michrofiche
-News from Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C.
FREE TIME WELL SPENT: Further Reading for the Information Policy Junkie
-GPO Partners with Libraries to Offer “Ask a Librarian” Service
-Agencies Experiment with Web 2.0 Technologies
-Librarian is one of Best Careers of 2008, according to Magazine
-An Eye on Law Blawgs