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New Updates to the LTS Information Portal

February 03, 2023
In June 2022, Library Services & Content Management launched the LSCM Library Technical Services (LTS) Information Portal to provide information and news about the work of Library Technical Services staff as well as resources and updates about cataloging/metadata for U.S. Government publications. Staff have completed a major review and finished a number of revisions… Read More

Webinar: Updates and Overview

February 02, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, " Updates and Overview." Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: Barbara Bavis,… Read More

FDLP Conference Planning 2023 – 2024

February 02, 2023
GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) has been working to investigate a return to hybrid, in-person/virtual events, such as the annual Federal Depository Library Conference. Due to numerous factors, including the elevated potential for a Government shutdown in the fall, the high cost of hotels and travel to the D.C. area, the availability of hotel… Read More

Two Weeks Left to Nominate Candidates for the DLC

February 01, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve as members of the Depository Library Council New members will serve a three-year term (June 1, 2023 - May 31, 2026). Submit your nomination by February 13, 2023. The Depository Library Council is the advisory… Read More

Can’t Help Falling in Love with Free Webinars from GPO

January 31, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Check out these free, upcoming educational webinars from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO): The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST): A New Window to the Infrared Universe; Dr. Louis Barbier (National Aeronautics and Space Administration); Wednesday, February 1, 2023; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)… Read More

Six Libraries Partner With GPO To Preserve Government Information

January 31, 2023
Libraries at the University of Montana, the University of Memphis, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have signed Memorandum of Agreements with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become Preservation Stewards, and three other libraries are adding materials to their current Preservation Steward collections. To help libraries meet the needs of efficient… Read More

U.S. Census Bureau Educational Opportunities

January 26, 2023
This message is being posted on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census Bureau is offering a new webinar series, “It’s All in the Tools.” It offers hands-on workshops in accessing topical exercises in locating the data you seek using the Census Bureau data tools. This is a great opportunity from the inexperienced to the advanced to walk through the tools with… Read More

Library Shelfie Day: Spotlight on the FDLP Community

January 26, 2023
Library Shelfie Day celebrates libraries, librarians, and booklovers. On January 25, 2023, GPO showcased FDLP libraries and librarians on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Thank you to our invaluable FDLP community members for all you do! Read More

GPO’s GitHub Collection of CGP Records: January 6 House Committee

January 25, 2023
GPO has created a GitHub collection of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) records for the materials of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. Library Technical Services staff members will catalog other publications as they become available. The records can be retrieved in the CGP by this search in… Read More Routine Maintenance - January 24, 2023

January 24, 2023 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:30 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 6:30 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 while… Read More