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Request for Comments: Revised Regional Depository Library Online Selections Policy

August 09, 2022
The Superintendent of Documents seeks your thoughts about Regional Depository Libraries Selecting Solely Online Materials, a proposed revision of Public Policy Statement SOD-PPS-2021-1. The revision of the policy recognizes the establishment of the National Collection Service Areas and their potential role in collection management decisions for regional… Read More

GPO Catalogs NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Images Website

August 08, 2022
NASA, in a global collaboration with the European Space Agency and Canadian Space Agency, launched the James Webb Space Telescope on December 25, 2021, from Kourou, French Guiana. In January 2022, the telescope began to take infrared pictures of the universe, ranging from colliding galaxies to stars and nebulas. Rendered into false-color to make them… Read More

Volunteer to Present at the Fall 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference

August 03, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Planning for the fall 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference is well underway. The all-virtual event will take place October 17 – 19, 2022. GPO is seeking presenters from the FDLP community to participate in this annual, free event. Volunteer by September 1, 2022. Volunteer to… Read More

GPO Featured on Federal News Network: Digitization Projects

August 02, 2022
Federal News Network recently spoke with Laurie Hall, Managing Director of GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM), and Suzanne Ebanues, Supervisory Analyst, LSCM, about GPO’s latest digitization projects with the Library of Congress and National Archives. Read the interview. Read More

DSIMS Technical Issue

August 02, 2022
During a recent software migration, LSCM identified a technical issue with DSIMS (Depository Selection Information Management System). Libraries are currently not able to search for or add item numbers to their selection profiles in DSIMS. We are working on this issue and will notify the FDLP community as soon as it is fixed. Read More

GPO EEO Office Becomes Office of Diversity, Inclusion, And Equal Opportunity

July 28, 2022
U. S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Equal Employment Opportunity office is now the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity. The name change better reflects the scope of the office’s work and responsibilities. In addition to processing formal complaints, the office provides counseling when disputes arrive, formulates and executes diversity… Read More