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GPO Seeks Serial Set Volumes for Digitization

February 23, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. GPO is actively seeking volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set for our collaborative digitization project with the Law Library of Congress. you are actively weeding the Serial Set from your depository collection, please keep the GPO Needs List in mind. We are also actively seeking… Read More

Special Selection Offer: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 1

February 22, 2023
GPO recently distributed the publication Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 1. This publication is now being offered as a Special Selection Offer. Libraries not selecting item number 0909-D-01 can request to receive the publication. Cataloging and distribution information: Title: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 1 Item number: 0909-D-01 … Read More

Webinar: UNT's Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative

February 22, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "UNT's Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative." Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speakers: Julie… Read More

Webinar: The 1950 Census

February 21, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "The 1950 Census ." Date: Thursday, March 23, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker: Claire Kluskens, Genealogy/Census Records Subject… Read More

Law Library of Congress Educational Opportunities

February 21, 2023
This message is being posted on behalf of the Law Library of Congress The Law Library of Congress offers a basic introduction to legal sources and research techniques through their “Orientation to Legal Research Series.” These orientations, taught by legal reference librarians, are typically offered once a month on a rotating basis. The next upcoming webinar will be… Read More

Regional Online Selection Authorization for the CFR and CFR Index

February 17, 2023
Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) has worked with libraries to enlist Print Selector and Preservation Steward agreements for the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the CFR Index and Finding Aids. These agreements ensure that paper copies of these titles continue to be deposited in different geographic locations across the country. As agreements have… Read More

Annual Letter from FDSS Sent to FDLP Library Directors

February 16, 2023
Library Services and Content Management (LSCM) and Federal Depository Support Services (FDSS) recently shared a letter with all Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Library Directors with news from 2022 and upcoming plans for 2023. Some of the topics covered include the Task Force on a Digital FDLP, the upcoming Biennial Survey, and the Spring 2023 Depository Library… Read More

GPO Named Best Employer in America by Forbes for Second Year in a Row

February 15, 2023
  The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) for the second year in a row has been named one of America’s best employers by Forbes. GPO ranked in the top five in the category for Government Services. GPO joined other Government agencies such as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Education also included on the list of best… Read More

Limited Offer for FDLP Libraries: Presidential Vetoes, 1989 - 2000

February 14, 2023
A new, limited-quantity offer is now available to Federal depository libraries. GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) has acquired a small number of the publication, Presidential Vetoes, 1989 – 2000. Title: Presidential Vetoes, 1989 - 2000 Item number: 0998-A-01 SuDoc Class number: Y 1.3:S.PUB.107-10 CGP System number: 000538278 PURL … Read More

GPO Expands Apprenticeship Program to Build Workforce

February 14, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is restarting and expanding its apprenticeship program to create the foundation for a new generation of GPO teammates. This program is a critical element of securing GPO’s future as many of the Agency’s current teammates are eligible to retire over the next five years. The graduates will help maintain a first-rate workforce that… Read More