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Anyone is welcome to sign up for News & Events. At least one person at each depository library must be enrolled. Routine Maintenance -October 24, 2023

October 23, 2023 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 4:30 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, October 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

Reminder: Four Weeks Left to Submit Your 2023 Biennial Survey

October 23, 2023
There are just four weeks left to complete and submit your 2023 Biennial Survey to GPO. The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, November 17, 2023. It is through this mechanism that depositories fulfill their legal obligation to “report to the Superintendent of Documents at least every two years concerning their condition” (44 USC §1909). A preview of the… Read More

Pumpkins and Patrons: Halloween Displays and Décor 

October 18, 2023
How is your library getting into the Halloween spirit this year? Are you featuring any ghoulish Government publications, either online or in the library? Have some fun with your library’s ‘stand-up Ben,’ and put him in a creative costume. Send us your photos or links, and your library could be featured via GPO social media and … Read More

Falling for Free Webinars from GPO

October 18, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication.  Check out these free, upcoming educational webinars and events from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO):  Census Business Builder 5.3; Adam P. Grundy (U.S. Census Bureau); Thursday, October 26, 2023; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)  Improving Library Services to the Incarcerated;… Read More

Webinar: Elder Justice Networks and Libraries

October 17, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Elder Justice Networks and Libraries." Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: Jenefer Duane,… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: October 2023

October 16, 2023
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP), including GPO’s MetaLib, will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience… Read More

GPO Names California Library With Best Federal Depository Library Website

October 16, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) honors the California State University, Stanislaus library with the best website in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) for 2023.  This is a new award GPO created to recognized the creativity and easy access of Government information libraries are sharing on their websites.  The library organized their… Read More

Oregon Libraries Take 2023 Federal Depository Library of the Year Honors

October 16, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) names the State Library of Oregon and Portland State University Library as the Federal Depository libraries of the year for increasing access to Government information throughout the Pacific Northwest.   Both libraries worked together over the last couple of years to make more than 37-thousand Government documents… Read More