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GPO EEO Office Becomes Office of Diversity, Inclusion, And Equal Opportunity

July 28, 2022
U. S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Equal Employment Opportunity office is now the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity. The name change better reflects the scope of the office’s work and responsibilities. In addition to processing formal complaints, the office provides counseling when disputes arrive, formulates and executes diversity… Read More

GPO Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan Focused On Modernizing And Innovating

July 26, 2022
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has released its strategic plan for fiscal years 2023–2027. Outlined in the plan are the Agency’s new mission, vision, and values, as well as the four key goals for the next five years: achieve operational excellence; modernize and innovate; ensure financial stability; and develop the workforce. The Strategic Plan FY… Read More Routine Maintenance – July 26, 2022

July 25, 2022 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 2 hours During this time, no content will be updated, and you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation… Read More

FDLP eXchange Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

July 25, 2022
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is performing scheduled maintenance on the FDLP eXchange. Start Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, July 26, 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… Read More

GPO Catalogs Congressional Committee and Commissions Websites

July 21, 2022
At the FDLP community’s request, GPO’s Library Technical Services (LTS) has cataloged the websites of the House, Senate, and joint committees and commissions. At the end of June 2022, LTS staff members completed the records for the 57 current committees and commissions. They cataloged 49 new records and adapted eight OCLC records. Most of the records contain a… Read More

Constitution Day Poster Contest

July 21, 2022
This message is being posted on behalf of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT), Government Information for Children (GIC) Committee. K-12 students (including homeschoolers) are invited to celebrate Constitution Day (September 17, 2022) by designing a poster showing how they benefit from the freedoms embodied in… Read More

Special Selection Offer: 50 Years of Solar System Exploration

July 20, 2022
GPO recently distributed the publication 50 Years of Solar System Exploration: Historical Perspectives. This publication is now being offered as a Special Selection Offer. Libraries not selecting item number 0830-I may request to receive the publication. Cataloging and distribution information: Title: 50 years of solar system exploration : historical… Read More