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Retired Army Colonel becomes GPO Deputy Director

July 18, 2024
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern has named Brian Pearl as the Agency’s Deputy Director. In this role, Pearl will serve in the Agency’s second highest-ranking position as its Chief Operating Officer. In addition to other responsibilities, Pearl will oversee GPO’s operations division, which includes Plant Operations, Security and… Read More

FDLP eXchange Temporarily Unavailable

July 15, 2024
The FDLP eXchange is temporarily unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible, and we will inform the community when it is available for use. We apologize for the inconvenience. Read More

GPO Remembers the 23rd Public Printer Michael DiMario

July 11, 2024
Michael F. DiMario, who served as Public Printer of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) from 1993–2002, passed away on July 5th in Annapolis, MD.  He was 87 years old.  "On behalf of the entire GPO team, I send our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to Public Printer DiMario’s son Steve, extended family, colleagues, and friends," said GPO Director… Read More

New Electronic Titles for June 2024

July 11, 2024
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for June 2024. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More Resources for New Depository Staff and Depository Operation Review

July 10, 2024
Are you new to the Federal Depository Library Program or need a review of the basic operations? Check out these two resources. The introductory guide for new Federal depository staff has been updated on The guide is intended to help new staff get acquainted with their library’s depository operation. See Introduction for New Coordinators and Staff. This… Read More

May/June Digital FDLP Implementation Updates

July 10, 2024
May and June have been busy months for digital FDLP implementation activities. Work is ongoing with the List of Classes, which lists what is available for depository libraries to profile. Almost all entries are ‘EL’ for digital or online-format titles. The majority of paper-format entries are for PDT List titles. Other tangible-format entries continue to be worked… Read More

New Superintendent of Documents Policy Released

July 09, 2024
Superintendent of Documents Public Policy Statement (SOD-PPS) 8-2024, Withdrawal of Federal information products from the National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information and GPO’s online U.S. Government Bookstore, became effective July 8, 2024. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) staff when Congress or… Read More