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Task Force on a Digital FDLP: Draft Report Available for Public Comment

September 14, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The draft report of the GPO Director’s Task Force on a Digital Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) is now available for public comment through October 14, 2022. Draft Report for Public Comment: Task Force on a Digital Federal Depository Library Program Draft report comment form… Read More

How Is Your Library Celebrating Constitution Day?

September 13, 2022
  Constitution Day is September 17, 2022! GPO wants to know how you are celebrating. Send us photos and descriptions of your events, and your library could be featured on FDLP.gov and on GPO social media. Please try to include patrons enjoying your events in the photos. Still planning? A wide variety of… Read More

New Electronic Titles for August 2022

September 08, 2022
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for August 2022. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

GPO Director Names Yale Librarian As Superintendent Of Documents

September 08, 2022
U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern has named Scott Matheson as the new Superintendent of Documents for the Agency. As Superintendent of Documents, Matheson will lead the Agency in providing public access to Government information published by the U.S. Congress, Federal agencies, and the Federal courts. Matheson will also… Read More

National Collection Strategic Plan Released

September 06, 2022
The Superintendent of Documents released the, "National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information: Strategic Plan for FY 2023 — FY 2027," today, September 6, 2022. The focus of this strategic plan is building and curating the National Collection thereby ensuring the public’s right to free, equitable, and convenient access to the past and present public… Read More

Webinar: The 1950 Census

September 02, 2022
Register to attend the live training webinar, "The 1950 Census."                                                                   … Read More

Microfiche Distribution Update

September 01, 2022
The final issue of the Code of Federal Regulations in microfiche format has been distributed to selecting libraries. The final shipping list for this publication is 2022-0038-M. Here are some reminders: Microfiche conversion is wrapping up for House and Senate Journals and all SuDocs beginning with Y 1 and Y 4. For a list of the content impacted,… Read More

Request for Comments: Regional Discard Policy Proposed Revision

September 01, 2022
The Superintendent of Documents seeks your thoughts about Government Publications Authorized for Discard by Regional Depository Libraries, a proposed revision of Public Policy Statement SOD-PPS-2020-1. The revision of the policy recognizes the establishment of the National Collection Service Areas and their potential role in collection management decisions for… Read More