February 20th, 2008
The West Virginia University Libraries celebrated 125 years as a Federal Depository Library during an event on Feb. 14.
More than 50 people filled Room 104 of the Downtown Campus Library to hear Bill Sleeman, Chair of the American Library Association’s Government Documents Round Table, speak about the importance of Federal Depository Libraries. Following, Ted Priebe, Director of Library Planning and Development for the U.S. Government Printing Office, presented a commemorative plaque to Libraries Dean Frances O’Brien, Associate Dean Myra Lowe, and Christine Chang, government documents librarian.
Ted Priebe, Director of Library Planning and Development, US Government Printing Office, presented a commemorative plaque to Christine Chang, government documents librarian. Picture here are Bill Sleeman, chair of ALA’s Government Documents Roundtable; Libraries Dean Frances O’Brien; Chang; and Priebe.
Bill Sleeman talks to about the future of government documents in libraries.
Ted Priebe talks about government document libraries.
The celebration included an assortment of cookies, chocolate covered strawberries, and punch.
Hilary and Jo.
Cassie and Natelle
Alyssa and Penny
Joe, Dante, and Ginger
Bill Sleeman and Linda
Ted Priebe; Christine; and Dr. Majed Khader, government documents librarian for Marshall University Libraries
Eleanor McDonald and Natelle
Joe and Jo.
Myra presents a gift to Christine to mark her time as government documents librarian
Myra and Christine admire Christine’s new mantel clock