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CGP Monthly Maintenance: August 2022

August 16, 2022
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) including GPO’s MetaLib will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the… Read More

GPO Support for Federal Depository Libraries Facing Disasters

August 16, 2022
GPO stands ready to assist Federal depository libraries that face disasters, both natural and man-made. If your library is faced with a disaster, when safe to do so, please inform your regional depository and GPO’s Federal Depository Support Services (FDSS) via askGPO or by phone at (202) 512-1119 to let us know if your library is closed. Our staff will be… Read More

New Electronic Titles for July 2022

August 12, 2022
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for July 2022. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

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