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GPO Director Names New Members To The Depository Library Council

April 25, 2023
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern announces the appointment of five new members to the Depository Library Council (DLC). DLC members advise the GPO Director on policy matters relating to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and access to U.S. Government information.  In addition to experience working in various types of… Read More

FDLP Pre-Meeting: Updates from GPO on April 27

April 25, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The FDLP Pre-Meeting is happening this Thursday, April 27, 2023. There is still time to register to join GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) for news and updates on LSCM’s top initiatives. This 90-minute session will cover a variety of special projects, initiatives, and… Read More Routine Maintenance - April 25, 2023

April 24, 2023 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 4:30 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, April 25, 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 we… Read More

Spring 2023 DLC Virtual Meeting: Open Forum, Updated Agenda

April 24, 2023
The Spring 2023 Depository Library Council (DLC) Virtual Meeting is just a week away, but there is still time to register. The event will feature an Open Forum on Tuesday, May 2. The focus will be on active promotion of digital Government information. The members of the DLC want to gain your input on the following questions: With the increasing digital… Read More

GPO's Secure Production Facility In Mississippi Celebrates 15 Years

April 24, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) Secure Production Facility in Mississippi is celebrating 15 years of service to the American people. GPO opened the facility in 2008 to help meet the rising demand by the American people for U.S. passports and chose the Stennis Space Center, NASA’s primary center for rocket propulsion testing, for its strong security. GPO has… Read More

National Library Week: Featuring You

April 21, 2023
Next week is National Library Week (NLW), April 23-29, 2023. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) wants to showcase Federal depository libraries nationwide and the important work you do every day. Share a photo of yourself at your library, and you could be featured on and GPO social media. Don’t forget to download this NLW image … Read More

Historic Publications for Spring 2023

April 20, 2023
New featured publications have been added to the Historic Publications page for Spring 2023, including: Amerika: Illustrated Journal, contributed by GPO partner, College of William & Mary U.S. Marine Corps Flag Manual, 1989 Instructions for monitoring butterflyfishes as indicators of change on Indo-Pacific reefs Census Bureau’s Oral History project … Read More

Special Selection Offer: Lessons Learned from the Coronavirus Crisis: Final Report

April 19, 2023
GPO recently distributed the publication Preparing for and preventing the next public health emergency : lessons learned from the Coronavirus crisis: final report. This publication is now being offered as a Special Selection Offer. Libraries not selecting item number 1008-C-02 can request to receive the publication. Cataloging and distribution information: Title:… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: April 2023

April 19, 2023
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) including GPO’s MetaLib will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience… Read More