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Nominate Candidates for the Depository Library Council

December 05, 2022
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve as members of the Depository Library Council. New members will serve a three-year term (June 1, 2023 - May 31, 2026). Submit your nomination by February 13, 2023. The Depository Library Council is the advisory body that counsels the GPO Director and the Superintendent of… Read More Policy Areas Terms: Test Update

December 01, 2022
In October 2022, Library Services and Content Management’s Library Technical Services (LTS) launched a three-month test to assign terms from the Congressional Research Service’s (CRS’s) Policy Areas terms list, which CRS uses for bills and resolutions on, in Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) records for congressional… Read More

FDLP eXchange Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

November 28, 2022
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is performing scheduled maintenance on the FDLP eXchange. Start Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 3 hours The site should be accessible during maintenance, but certain functions may not be available. During the period, users are… Read More

Walkin’ in a GovDocs Wonderland

November 28, 2022
Is your library decorating for the holidays? Have you incorporated Government documents and resources into a creative display, either onsite on online? Is your library hosting any special events? You could be featured via GPO social media or Share your festive photos with us, and please include a brief description. Read More

Two Superintendent of Documents Policies Revised

November 15, 2022
The Superintendent of Documents has released revised versions of two policies. Regional Depository Libraries Selecting Solely Online Materials (SOD-PPS-2022-1) and Government Publications Authorized for Discard by Regional Depository Libraries (SOD-PPS-2022-2) are both effective as of November 15, 2022. SOD-PPS-2022-1 provides regional depository libraries flexibility… Read More

Final Shipping Lists for FY 2022

November 14, 2022
The final shipping lists issued for FY 2022 are: Paper: 2022-0286-P *last shipped 2022-0274-P* Electronic: 2022-0003-E Separates: 2022-0044-S Microfiche:  2022-0088-M View recent shipping lists and archived shipping lists on Read More

Webinar: Chronicling America: Using Historical Newspapers

November 10, 2022
Register to attend the live training webinar, “Chronicling America: Using Historical Newspapers." Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker Robin Butterhof,… Read More

Limited Offer for FDLP Libraries: 200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002

November 09, 2022
A new, limited-quantity offer is now available to Federal depository libraries. GPO’s Library Services & Content Management has acquired a small number of the publication, 200 Notable Days. Title: 200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002 Item number: 1004-E  SuDoc Class number: Y 1.3:ST 7 CGP System number: 000595711 PURL Each library may… Read More