Webcast: Exploring Cataloging of Federal Government Documents at GPO

  • Last Updated: April 20, 2022
  • Published: April 20, 2022

"Exploring Cataloging of Federal Government Documents at GPO" is now available for viewing.


  • Donna Kraemer; Supervisory Librarian, Library Technical Services, Library Services and Content Management, U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO)

 Learning outcomes:

  • GPO presents a three-part webcast on basic GPO cataloging. In Part One, viewers will be introduced to basic cataloging and classification principles, with references to instructional guidance used during GPO’s cataloging of Federal Government publications. The presenter also covers GPO’s best practices, including determining if a document is “in scope” of the Federal Depository Library Program. In Parts Two and Three, the viewers will have an opportunity to watch a demonstration of online monograph titles being cataloged in the OCLC Connexion bibliographic utility, the final bibliographic record(s) being exported to the GPO ILS, and displayed in the Catalog U.S. Government Publications (CGP).