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DSIMS Technical Issue Resolved

August 29, 2022
The recently identified technical issue with DSIMS (Depository Selection Information Management System) has been resolved. Libraries can now search for and add item numbers to their selection profiles in the system. Please contact us through askGPO if you continue to experience any difficulties with DSIMS. Read More

Webinar: Census Trade Tools for the FDLP

August 29, 2022
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Census Trade Tools for the FDLP."   NOTE: Through the FDLP, Federal depositories now have free access to monthly merchandise trade files in the Foreign Trade online resource, a password-protected agency subscription database, which is described in this webinar.         … Read More

One Week Left to Order Pocket Constitutions: Constitution Day is September 17

August 26, 2022
There is one week left to order your library’s batch of free Pocket Constitutions in preparation for Constitution Day (September 17, 2022). Each Federal depository library may order up to 100 copies. All orders must be placed by September 2, 2022, in order to ensure delivery for Constitution Day. Order Pocket Constitutions. Visit our ordering… Read More

Webinar: Floods, Humidity, and Mold in Libraries

August 25, 2022
Register to attend the live training webinar, “Floods, Humidity, and Mold in Libraries." Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker David Walls… Read More

Updated FDLP Depository Operation Training Series

August 25, 2022
An updated "FDLP Depository Operation Training Series," (webcast series) is now available. Sessions and Duration: Introduction to the FDLP and GPO: 17 minutes Legal Requirements and Regulations: 13 minutes What’s in the Box?: 28 minutes Depository Collection Management: 22 minutes Public Access: 31 minutes Cataloging and… Read More