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Spring 2022 DLC Virtual Meeting, April 11 & 12: Detailed Agenda & Final Schedule

March 23, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The detailed agenda and final schedule for the Spring 2022 DLC Virtual Meeting (April 11 & 12) are now available. We are just a few weeks away from this annual spring event, but there is still time to register to participate. During the event, you can: Participate in informative… Read More

FDLP.gov Routine Maintenance – March 22, 2022

March 22, 2022
FDLP.gov will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, March 22, 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… Read More

The Library Services & Content Management FY 2021 Year in Review

March 17, 2022
GPO’s Library Services and Content Management (LSCM) annually releases its Year in Review, which highlights LSCM's major accomplishments over the previous fiscal year and serves to map our work for the future. The FY 2021 LSCM Year in Review is now available. In this edition, topics covered include: The National Collection of U.S. Government Public… Read More

Apply to Take Part in the Next LSCM Pilot Project through March 31, 2022

March 17, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. There are just two weeks left to apply to take part in the second LSCM Pilot Project. Applications are being accepted through March 31, 2022. Both regional and selective libraries are encouraged to apply. Pilot Project Opportunity 2 is scoped as cataloging, item-level inventory, condition… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: March 2022

March 14, 2022
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) including GPO’s MetaLib will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate… Read More

FDLP PURL Usage Report Expanded

March 14, 2022
Please share with digital resources librarians and others who work with usage data for your library. In response to feedback from the FDLP community, the PURL Usage Reporting Tool has been enhanced. Our library users have many different networks and IP addresses used to access PURLs found in catalog records and online finding aids. Up to 10 IP Address… Read More

2021 Biennial Survey: Deadline Extended through March 23

March 14, 2022
The deadline to complete the 2021 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries is extended through March 23, 2022. Those listed as depository coordinators in the FDL Directory at the end of January were sent a link to complete the survey. If you have trouble completing the survey, did not receive a link, or have other questions, please submit an inquiry to askGPO. … Read More

Important FDLP Distribution and Claims Updates

March 10, 2022
GPO staff have completed the processing and distribution of all materials for the FY 2021 shipping lists. Please note that because shipping list numbers are often processed out of order, the last shipment physically distributed for FY 2021 was 2021-0228-P. The previously-announced last shipping list, 2021-0257-P, is still the last shipment in the number… Read More

Webinar: Weeding Tangible Federal Depository Collections

March 10, 2022
Register to attend the live training webinar, “Weeding Tangible Federal Depository Collections.." Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker: … Read More

California, Illinois, Oklahoma, & Wisconsin Adopt FDLP eXchange

March 10, 2022
The Superintendent of Documents is pleased to announce that four additional states have adopted FDLP eXchange to simplify the process for offering depository material when weeding FDLP collections. The decision was adopted by the five designated regional depositories in these single-state regions: the California State Library (0040), the Illinois State… Read More