March 20, 2007

SC State Library Notable Documents Awards

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the selection of the most notable South Carolina state government documents of 2006. The selection is announced annually on or near Freedom of Information Day, March 16th, the birthday of President James Madison, an early proponent of citizen access to government information.

PresentersAwards were presented to the winning agencies by Mary Morgan, SCSL’s Director of Information Services, at a morning ceremony at the State Library on March 15th, 2007. Interim Director Curtis Rogers congratulated the winners. “It gives me great pleasure for the South Carolina State Library to formally acknowledge such exemplary state government documents and the excellent work of South Carolina's state government employees,” Rogers said. “Providing access to these and other state documents, whether it be in print or online, perpetuates the ability for all citizens to enjoy free access of information.” Three judges from state documents depository libraries around the state selected the winners from items received last year at the State Library. The judges were Katina Strauch, College of Charleston; Jimmy Smith, Greenville Public Library; and Elaine Sandberg, South Carolina State Library.

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