State Representative Louise McBee, UGA’s Emeritus Vice-President for academic Affairs, presented the bill to amend the law pertaining to e-docs.
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Georgia Government Publications Database on GALILEO Prepared for 2002 ALA-GODORT Program Innovation in State Government Information Sources Susan Tuggle Coordinator of Georgia Government Publications University of Georgia Libraries
1993 - Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Title 20-5-2 was amended. The director of the University of Georgia Libraries assumed responsibility for the Georgia government publications depository program.
State agencies are required to submit five copies of all publications to UGA Libraries.
Two copies remain at UGA Libraries as archival copies and are available through Interlibrary Loan.
One copy is digitized by the Digital Library of Georgia located at UGA Libraries.
Today there are more than 2000 GALILEO institutions, including University System of Georgia institutions, K-12 schools, public libraries, adult technical institutes and colleges, and a group of private academic colleges and universities.
Joint project of Digital Library of Georgia(DLG), GALILEO, and UGA Libraries
Coordinator of Georgia Government Publications, UGA Libraries, is responsible for collection development, implementation of depository requirements, document classification, and management of the GGP database.
UGA Libraries is responsible for processing and cooperative cataloging with Odum Library at Valdosta State University.
DLG is responsible for digitizing documents, including scanning, file creation and maintenance, database entry, and file preservation.
Digital repository of primary source material of importance to the history and culture of Georgia, including letters, official documents, diaries, first-hand accounts, maps, photographs, books, and newspapers
O.C.G.A. Title 20-5-2 was amended in 2000 and became effective July 1, 2000.
“ (m) Any person or agency required by the provisions of this Code section to submit to the director of the University of Georgia Libraries copies of documents shall also submit such documents in such electronic form as the director shall specify, if such electronic form is readily available.”