Government Documents Round Table of Ohio

Government Documents Round Table of Ohio

Ohio GODORT Fall Meeting, November 6, 2009
Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


The speaker will be Andrew Dorchak, Head of Reference Services and Foreign International Specialist at the Case Western Reserve University Law Library. He will be speaking on United States government documents pertaining to international relations.

Lunch will be ordered from the Stone Oven.Prices and menu options

Preliminary Agenda
9:30 - 10:00 Registration and Refreshments
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome
10:15 - 12:00 Program: "U.S. Government Documents: A Window to International Relations"
      Andrew Dorchak, Head of Reference Services/Foreign & International Specialist, Case Western Reserve University Law Library

In addition to classic government documents such as the U.S. Code and U.S. Reports, a plethora of documents impact, influence, or at least reflect international relations. We shall examine several of the most interesting and/or entertaining.
12:00 - 1:00 Box lunches available at $5.00 per lunch. RSVP to Karen Thornton by October 30 ( (See choices below)

Lunch provided by Stone Oven Bakery. Choices are:
Smoke Turkey/provolone
Roast Beef/swiss
Curried chicken salad
Egg salad
Tuna salad
1:00 - 3:00 Business Meeting

For meeting information contact Andrea Peakovic at or 740-427-5658. For RSVPs, directions, accommodations, and parking, contact Karen Thornton at or 216-368-6511.<


Case Western Reserve University is located in the University Circle area in downtown Cleveland. Please see for directions to campus. Kelvin Smith Library is located on the upper left quadrant, next to Severance and across from the Museum of Art & Lagoon. Follow this link for a campus map:

Parking Options

The most convenient place to park is the Campus Center Garage next to Severance Hall.  The rate is $10 a day, and credit cards are accepted.

Thursday Night Gathering

There will be a Thursday night gathering at 7:00 pm at Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant. Please contact Karen Thornton at or 216-368-6511 for details if you are interested in attending.

For those who are interested, the Cleveland chapter of SLA is having a meeting at the Case Western Reserve University campus on Thursday.  Specific details are not available yet, but typically these meetings involve dinner around 5:30 PM followed by a business meeting and a program.


The Cleveland Clinic Guest House has a university rate of $99 for a double room or $114 for a kitchenette.  These rates do not include tax.  To get the university rate, mention that you are with the group meeting at Case Western Reserve University.  A courtesy van will transport visitors from the Guest House to the university campus.


Government Documents Round Table of Ohio, September 2008
Editor: Mark Gooch