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Explore an archive of news and announcements related to the Federal Depository Library Program.

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GPO Library Program

November 18, 2021
Louisiana and Mississippi libraries in the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) are entering into a shared regional agreement to offer citizens widespread and enhanced access to Government information. Louisiana State University Libraries, Louisiana Tech University Library, and the University of Mississippi… Read More

FDLP.gov Relaunch

October 19, 2021
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Webinar: Education Statistics 101

August 12, 2021
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Education Statistics 101."Wednesday, September 8, 2021Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.Speaker: Jenny Groome, Reference Librarian, Connecticut State LibraryLearning outcomes: This webinar will provide an introduction to the basic… Read More

Disposition and the National Collection

August 12, 2021
In order to help build and preserve a comprehensive National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) will now have a more active role in the disposition of materials from libraries relinquishing their depository designation.This new role for GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) staff is… Read More

COVID-19 Signage and Face Masks for FDLP Libraries

August 11, 2021
 Did you know that a variety of free COVID-19 related signage and face masks are available to Federal depository libraries?FDLP Face MasksThese reusable, washable face masks are made from 100% 4-ply cotton. The binding and ear loops are made from a 95/5 cotton/spandex blend. These masks have not been FDA cleared or approved. One size fits most: 5" x 7"… Read More

Webinar: Strategic Disposition to Support the National Collection

August 10, 2021
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Strategic Disposition to Support the National Collection."Thursday, August 26, 2021Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (EDT) Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.Speakers:Abby McDermott, Collection Management Librarian, U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO)Jaime Hays,… Read More