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Webinar: Improving Library Services to the Incarcerated

October 11, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Improving Library Services to the Incarcerated." Date: Thursday, November 2, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: Jeanie… Read More

Get Ready for Fall Conference Bingo

October 11, 2023
The 2023 Federal Depository Library Conference is less than a week away. Let’s have some fun and play FDL Conference bingo!  Keep your bingo card nearby during the conference. Each time you experience something listed on the card, check off the box. Post your completed bingo card, include #FDLConference, and tag @USGPO. If you get ‘bingo’ during a… Read More

Scheduled DSIMS Maintenance, October 7, 2023

October 06, 2023
The Depository Selection Information Management System (DSIMS) will undergo routine maintenance: Start Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023, 9:00 a.m. (EDT) End Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 8 hours During this time, DSIMS will not be available. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation while we… Read More

Gearing Up for the 2023 FDLP Preconference & Federal Depository Library Conference

October 02, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Depository Library Council (DLC) are busy preparing for the 2023 FDLP Preconference (October 12) and the fall 2023 Federal Depository Library Conference (October 16 – 18). The FDLP Preconference presents updates from GPO’s Library Services &… Read More

NCSA Meetings Recap

September 29, 2023
The meetings held the week of September 25 with the National Collection Service Areas regarding the implementation of a new print distribution framework for a Digital FDLP were very productive. LSCM received a lot of feedback about the framework and the Print Distribution Titles List. For your reference, the slides and recordings for each of the sessions are available… Read More

Special Selection Offer: NASA 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse Kit

September 29, 2023
GPO has acquired NASA 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse Kits. We were not able to acquire regular distribution copies of this kit, but 100 kits are available as Special Selection Offers (SSOs). Any library may request one kit for their depository collection. The kit contains English and Spanish fact sheets, safety flyers, a pinhole projector activity, eclipse map, and three… Read More

GovInfo Collection Development Plan: Version 8 Released

September 29, 2023
GPO’s System of Online Access | Collection Development Plan for fiscal year 2023 is now available on The Collection Development Plan underwent a comprehensive revision to reflect: Goals of the National Collection of U.S. Government Information, Strategic Plan for FY 2023 – FY 2027. Effect of the Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act on… Read More