Fall Meeting Notice: November 13, 2015

October 28, 2015

The Fall Meeting of GODORT of Ohio will take place on Friday, November 13, 2015, at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. An agenda has been posted.

GPO Webinar for Ohio Depositories

May 29, 2015

Here’s a link to the webinar GPO did for us for the Ohio GODORT meeting today.


Docs Prescriptions, Issue 82 (Spring 2015) now available

May 19, 2015

The new issue of Docs Prescriptions is now available. You’ll find it on the Docs Prescriptions page:




Carol Singer, editor

Spring Meeting updates – including grants to attend

May 15, 2015

For those who are considering or planning on attending our upcoming meeting (May 29th at the State Library in Columbus) but don’t receive travel compensation from their institution, Ohio GODORT is offering mileage reimbursement. If interested, please contact Roger Kosson (kossonr@denison.edu).

In addition, we are still considering nominations for Program Chair. Let Roger Kosson (kossonr@denison.edu) know if you would like to serve in this position.

Lastly, the agenda has been updated to include our lunch plans.

Spring Meeting Notice: May 29, 2015

March 16, 2015

The Spring Meeting of GODORT of Ohio will take place on Friday, May 29th at the State Library of Ohio. The agenda has been posted.

Denison University job opening for library associate for serials and government documents

November 26, 2014

Denison University is seeking a Library Associate III to work with serials and government documents. This position will work under the supervision of the Discovery Librarian and the Social Sciences Liaison Librarian to: ensure that serials and government documents are received and processed in a timely manner; perform authority work and create records for information resources in all formats; upgrade existing cataloging; link bibliographic records; make corrections; process gifts; monitor inventory, including de-acquisition; ensure the highest level of accuracy. Additionally, the successful candidate may help with the upkeep of our local discovery layer, Summon. Must be able to perform functions of Library Associate I and II; may be assigned to perform advanced technical duties in library functions including, but not limited to, cataloging, interlibrary loan/resource-sharing, acquisitions, collection development, reserves, serials or reference.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of college, or, equivalent combination of college and work experience are required.

A minimum of two years previous library experience as a staff employee using OCLC, OhioLINK and the Innovative Interfaces or comparable systems is required. Good organizational skills, experience handling funds and budgets, ability to follow through on problems and good oral and written communications skills. Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to a variety of software applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree, familiarity with at least one non-English language, and 3-5 years of work experience as a library staff member. Skill with spreadsheets, some basic knowledge of financial accounting concepts, proficiency with numbers and details.

To apply, and for full job description, see: https://employment.denison.edu/postings/781.

UELMA draft resolution

November 20, 2014

At our recent fall meeting, Mary Jenkins of the Hamilton County Law Library gave a presentation on the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA), and at the business meeting we discussed the possibility of adopting a resolution in support of it. The Draft GODORT UELMA resolution was adapted from one approved by the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL), and we can take it up at our spring meeting. (For background information, see Mary Jenkins’ presentation.)