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USCIS Data Listening Session

October 19, 2021
This message is being posted on behalf of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a webinar on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. (Eastern).During this webinar, USCIS will provide an overview of the types of data that are available to the public, with an… Read More

Webinar: 2021 Federal Depository Library Conference Poster Presentation Webinar

October 18, 2021
Register to attend the live training webinar, "2021 FDL Conference Poster Presentation Webinar."Tuesday, November 9, 2021Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST) Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.Learning outcomes: This webinar features “poster session” presentations by select FDL Conference poster creators. This is… Read More

Poster Presentation Webcasts: Federal Depository Library Conference

October 18, 2021
Have you browsed the 2021 Virtual Poster Gallery?  We encourage you to take a look at your colleague’s posters on a wide variety of topics of interest to the FDLP Community.As we are not able to meet in person this year, we are pleased to bring you brief recordings of select posters. Feel free to peruse the posters, watch poster creators talk about their… Read More

Snacks with Council at the Fall 2021 Federal Depository Library Conference

October 15, 2021
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication.Back by popular demand at the fall 2021 Federal Depository Library Conference is ‘Snacks with Council.’On Tuesday, October 19, and Wednesday, October 20, 2021, between 12:00 and 12:50 p.m. (EDT), the Depository Library Council will host casual, 50-minute open chats, focused on specific… Read More

Join the FDLP’s Cataloging Record Distribution Program

October 15, 2021
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Could your depository library take advantage of free, monthly batches of GPO-produced catalog records? If so, now is a good time to look into the Cataloging Record Distribution Program (CRDP) and see how it may benefit your library.GPO and MARCIVE, Inc. currently have limited openings for new… Read More

Serial Set Collection on govinfo: New Browse by Topic Feature

October 15, 2021
The U.S. Congressional Serial Set collection on govinfo now includes a Browse by Topic feature.This topic-based browse allows users to explore the Serial Set based on topics organized by the first letter of the topic. The assignment and indexing of Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) to documents included in the Serial Set collection makes browsing… Read More

Open Forum Questions for the Fall 2021 Federal Depository Library Conference

October 14, 2021
The fall 2021 Federal Depository Library Conference will feature an Open Forum during the CGP of the Future session on Wednesday, October 20.This is an opportunity for the Depository Library Council and GPO to gather input and feedback from the FDLP community. In order to provide ample time to collect your thoughts and contemplate your responses, the questions… Read More

2021 Biennial Survey Update

October 13, 2021
The Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries is the means by which depository libraries report their conditions to GPO. The survey is administered every two years, and response is required by law. The Superintendent of Documents, under the direction of the GPO Director, is responsible for administering the survey as required by 44 U.S.C. §1909. Data from the… Read More