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New Electronic Titles for January 2024

February 09, 2024
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for January 2024. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

Love Is in the Air for Free Webinars from GPO

February 09, 2024
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):  Health Statistics on the Web; Katie Pierce Farrier & Christine Nieman (Network of the National Library of Medicine); Thursday, February 15, 2024; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. … Read More

Congressional Research Service Report Cataloging Surpasses 10,000 Records

February 08, 2024
Since October 2018, the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO’s) Library Technical Services (LTS) department has been cataloging Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports. As of January 31, 2024, our librarians achieved a major milestone by surpassing 10,000 records, thus completing cataloging for 10,230 reports. This is approximately 86% of all… Read More

Call for Members: Steering Committees for the National Collection Service Areas

February 07, 2024
In the digital-first Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), the structure is shifting away from a regional depository state-based program to a National Collection Service Area (NCSA)-based program.  Each NCSA will have a steering committee for the purposes of: Facilitating discussion and collaboration among the Federal depository libraries in the NCSA. … Read More

Webcasts: GovInfo’s Congressionally Mandated Reports Collection

February 06, 2024
New webcasts on GovInfo’s Congressional Mandated Reports collection are now available for viewing. Available Webcasts:  Basic Search (5 minutes, 43 seconds) Advanced Search (6 minutes, 10 seconds) Browse by Topic (3 minutes, 44 seconds) Browse by Agency (3 minutes, 59 seconds)  Table of Reports (3 minutes, 26… Read More

GovInfo Earns New Certification For Digital Trustworthiness

February 05, 2024
The U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) GovInfo, the one-stop site for authentic, published information for all three branches of the Federal Government, has  earned a CoreTrustSeal certification for the first time. This certification provides data producers assurance that their materials are stored in a reliable manner and to the public that… Read More

Share the Love with GPO: Library Valentine’s Displays

February 05, 2024
Is your library decorated for Valentine’s Day? Have you incorporated Government publications and other library resources into a creative display, either onsite or online? Are you hosting any special events? Share your photos with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), and your library could be featured via GPO social media or on … Read More

FDLP Announces List of Print Distribution Titles Allocated to Libraries

February 01, 2024
The Superintendent of Documents is pleased to announce the release of the allocations of the Print Distribution Titles (PDT) list. Federal depository libraries receiving the limited allocations of PDT have confirmed and acknowledged the acceptance of retention requirements going forward for the tangible print distribution. As we move to a digital Federal Depository… Read More

Progress Update on Print Reduction for a Digital FDLP 

January 31, 2024
Digital FDLP implementation activities are starting to impact depository shipment boxes. Reduced quantities of Print Distribution Titles (PDT) are arriving at our distribution facility in Laurel, Maryland and are being held until the future recipients are confirmed. Some titles not on the PDT List have ceased print distribution under the new digital model.  … Read More