Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

DttP: Documents to the People is the official publication of the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) of the American Library Association (ALA). DttP features articles on local, state, national, and international government information, government activities, and documents the professional activities of GODORT.

DttPis published quarterly in spring, summer, fall, and winter. The opinions expressed by its contributors are their own and do not necessarily represent those of GODORT. Acceptance of an advertisement does not imply endorsement by ALA/GODORT of the products or services offered. The winter issue is traditionally the student paper issue where Library and Information Science faculty nominate student class papers for publication.

DttP is indexed in Library Literaturebeginning with

volume 19, number 1, (1991); selectively in PAIS beginning with volume 33, number 1, 2005; Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts beginning with volume 32, number 1 (2004); Complete full-text also available in HeinOnline beginning with volume 1, number 1 (1972).


Section Policies


Publication Frequency

Documents to the People is published quarterly (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter) by the American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, Il 60611.