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Gov Doc Kids Group - Government Information for Children, Teachers, Librarians, and Parents

 

 

Sponsored by: Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT), a division of the American Library Association, Kansas GODORT, State Library of Kansas, Government Documents Round Table of Ohio, State Library of Ohio

Members: Johnson County Public Library (Kansas)National Archives - Eisenhower Presidential Library, Wichita State University, Kansas State UniversityUniversity of KansasMuskingum University (Ohio), Visiting Librarian Service (Ohio)

Winning entry - 2008 Constitution Day Poster Contest - Annika Panek, Cunningham Grade School, Cunningham KS  (Grade 5)

 

 

 

Mission:

Gov Doc Kids Group is a national group of government information librarians, primarily from the Johnson County Library and the Eisenhower Presidential Library (KS). Members are also based at Muskingum University in Ohio. The Group is co-sponsored by the State Library of Kansas, Kansas Library Association Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) ,the State Library of Ohio and the Government Documents Roundtable of Ohio.

 

 

Our goal is to promote government information for kids in grades K-12.

 

Please join us here to share best practices in spreading the word about educational aspects of online government information.  You may also reach us and use our resources at http://community.fdlp.gov/govdockidsgroup and http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/Gov_Doc_Kids .  A press kit is also available at http://community.fdlp.gov/files/doc_download/48-gov-doc-kids-group-press-kit.html .  A video commercial highlighting our Constitution Day Poster Contest is available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It6ktjFSivM .

 

Gov Doc Kids Group Projects:

 

Celebrate Constitution Day with us! NEWS FLASH!  2010 Constitution Day Poster Contest entry form now available!

 

Constitution Day Archives

 

Links to Quality Government Information Education Projects and U.S./State/International Government Agency Resources

 

Primer on GDP and the National Income Product Accounts

Free Government Information - Professional Development Resource for Librarians and Teachers

Congressional Bibliographies

US Experiment Station Publications - US Department of Agriculture

Government Documents Resources Online Michael OSullivan Hamline University

Presidential and Executive Branch Resources St Marys University San Antonio Texas

Citing Government Information Sources

Kids gov The Official Kids Portal for the US Government

Government Information Clearinghouse and Handout Exchange Sponsored by ALA GODORT

Gov't Info Gateway Sites

United Nations Cyberschoolbus

Congress for Kids

Congress for Kids Constitution Resources

Congress in the Classroom Online

Dirksen Special Projects

DOE Information Bridge

USDA Kids Resources

ScienceLab DOE

Ag in the Classroom

Fed Res St Louis Edu Resources

PTO Kids Page

FDIC Money Smart

Women of the Oklahoma Legislature

USGS for Kids 

Library of Congress

GovTrack

OpenCongress

GovDocs 2.0 Wiki

Census in schools

NCES Kids Zone

US Electoral College

National Constitution Center

Center for Civic Education

United States Senate

United States House

International Labour Organization

Smithsonian Collections

DATA_GOV

RITA_Dept_of_Transportation

Science_Accelerator_DOE

Free Ed Gov

State Library of Ohio

State Library of Kansas

Defense Commissary Agency

My Money for Kids

USDOJ Juvenile Justice

Texas Workforce Youth Links

100 milestone documents

World Trade Organization

UNESCO 

US Department of State

Ohio Center for Law-related Education

USDA Invasive Species

 

Gov Doc Kids Group Members and Sponsors

 

Although the group is made up primarily of government documents librarians, a youth service librarian, and an archivist, individuals in other areas of expertise are welcome to join. Persons interested in participating in or creating new activities falling within the mission are welcome to join. Please contact one of the members if you would like to be an active member:

 

Members

 

Tom Adamich - Muskingum University / Visiting Librarian Service

tadamich@muskingum.edu ; vls@tusco.net

 

 

 

 

Mary Burtzloff - Eisenhower Presidential Library

mary.burtzloff@nara.gov

 

 

 

Martha Childers - Johnson County Library

ChildersM@jocolibrary.org

 

Arlene Wiler - Johnson County Library

WilerA@jocolibrary.org

 

 

 

Cindy Roupe - State Library of Kansas

cindyr@kslib.info

Sponsors 

 

Wichita State University 

 

State Library of Kansas

 

State Library of Ohio

Constitutionfacts.com 

 

Mannington Mills

 

Government Partner

Defense Commissary Agency

 

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