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GPO Named Best Employer In America For New Graduates

May 21, 2024
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has been named one of America’s best employers for new grads 2024 by Forbes. GPO joined agencies such as the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Justice in the Government Services category of the list. More than 100,000 young professionals with more than two million employer evaluations were considered to develop… Read More

Webcasts: “Working with Your Library’s Item Selection Profile” and “Depository Selection Information Management System (DSIMS)”

May 21, 2024
Two brief webcasts are now available for viewing. Both relate to FDLP data files and tools used to manage library item selection profiles. The information is applicable to libraries that are digital and use their selection profile to get records for online or EL format content and for libraries that continue to get paper format titles. The intended audience is those who… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: May 2024

May 20, 2024
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP), including GPO’s MetaLib, will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and… Read More

Webinar: LGBTQ History through Federal Government Documents

May 16, 2024
Register to attend the live training webinar, "LGBTQ History through Federal Government Documents."  Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: … Read More

New Electronic Titles for April 2024

May 15, 2024
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for April 2024. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

Webinar: NOAA Institutional Repository Implementing Public Access

May 14, 2024
Register to attend the live training webinar, "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Institutional Repository (IR) Implementing Public Access."  Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars… Read More

April 2024 Digital FDLP Implementation Updates

May 13, 2024
March and April were busy months for digital FDLP implementation activities. In March, GPO notified the FDLP community that we had completed a bulk update to the List of Classes, converting many tangible formats to EL format. This work did not impact any library selection profiles. In April, GPO completed manual work in the List of Classes to inactivate tangible… Read More

FDLP eXchange Temporarily Unavailable

May 08, 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

Special Selection Offers: NASA & Army – By Request Only

May 07, 2024
GPO has acquired copies of two publications for distribution as Special Selection Offers: Flying in the Shadows: Forging Aerial Intelligence for the United States Army NASA's Discovery Program: The First Twenty Years of Competitive Planetary Exploration These publications will not be distributed outside of the Special Selection Offer… Read More