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GPO Director Names New Members to the Depository Library Council

April 25, 2022
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern announces the appointment of five new members to the Depository Library Council (DLC). DLC members advise the GPO Director on policy matters relating to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and access to U.S. Government information. In addition to experience working in various… Read More

Recent Updates to Records in the CGP

April 20, 2022
In March 2022, Library Services and Content Management’s (LSCM’s) new authority control contractor, MARCIVE, updated and enhanced most of the bibliographic records in the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). All of the following Library of Congress Subject Headings have been replaced as follows: Aliens > Noncitizens Illegal aliens … Read More

Webcast: Exploring Cataloging of Federal Government Documents at GPO

April 20, 2022
"Exploring Cataloging of Federal Government Documents at GPO" is now available for viewing.  Speaker 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… Read More

New Set of All CGP Records Available on GitHub

April 19, 2022
Library Services and Content Management (LSCM) has posted a new set of all MARC bibliographic records (1,022,882) in the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) as of March 30, 2022, on GitHub. Brief bibliographic records, also known as brief bibs, are not included in the files. The records are available in UTF-8 in the cataloging-records-all-cgp-utf8… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: April 2022

April 18, 2022
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) including GPO’s MetaLib will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, April 21 2022, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and… Read More

Apply for Second LSCM Pilot Project by April 15, 2022

April 13, 2022
Apply to take part in the second LSCM Pilot Project through Friday, April 15, 2022. The second opportunity is scoped as cataloging, item-level inventory, condition assessment, and digitization of a collection of 200-300 Federal Government print publications focused on a state, region, common theme, or topic, and preferably those without records in the… Read More