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Invitation to a Virtual Meeting about the Digital FDLP

September 13, 2023
In August 2023, the Superintendent of Documents sent all depository library coordinators and directors a letter on the Transformation to a Digital Federal Depository Library Program. GPO is inviting all libraries to a virtual meeting to receive an overview of upcoming changes to the FDLP. Four virtual meetings will be held, one for each National Collection Service… Read More

GPO Digitizes All Congressional Directories Back to The 1800S

September 12, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has completed an effort to digitize and make available all historic Congressional Directories on GovInfo, the one-stop site to authentic information published by the Federal Government. The public now has free and easy access to nearly 130 years of additional directories and can explore directories from the 41st Congress … Read More

How Is Your Library Celebrating Constitution Day?

September 12, 2023
  Constitution Day is September 17, 2023! GPO wants to know how you are celebrating. Send us photos from your events, and your library could be featured on and on GPO social media. Please try to include patrons enjoying your events in the photos. Still planning? A wide variety of downloadable resources are available on FDLP… Read More

CGP Monthly Maintenance: September 2023

September 11, 2023
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP), including GPO’s MetaLib, will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience… Read More

New Electronic Titles for August 2023

September 11, 2023
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for August 2023. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

Update on Rebranding Project of FDLP LibGuides

September 08, 2023
During the summer, LSCM launched a rebranding project for FDLP LibGuides. The guides are now known as FDLP Resource Guides. This decision reflects improvements in content navigation, organization, and an overall user experience for the general public. And check out our new main banner for the guides. For questions or comments, contact the FDLP Resource Guides Team… Read More

2023 Biennial Survey: Preview Questions

August 31, 2023
The 2023 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries is set to launch in late September 2023, and run through mid-November 2023. You can now download a preview of the questions to help you prepare for submitting your responses. Your library director or designee must approve of the library’s responses.   The Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries is the means by which… Read More

Webinar: Past and Future of NOAA Publications

August 31, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Past and Future of NOAA Publications." Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: Katie Poser,… Read More

Position Available at GPO: Supervisory Training Administrator

August 30, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking a Supervisory Training Administrator to join the Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) team. The incumbent will serve in the Federal Depository Support Services (FDSS) unit of LSCM. FDSS provides one-on-one support and operational… Read More