GPO to Discontinue Assigning Library of Congress Classification Numbers in Records for Hearings and ReportsThe U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has been adding Library of Congress Classification call numbers in bibliographic records for congressional hearings… Read More
askGPO EnhancementsLSCM recently released a set of enhancements to the askGPO site: A new “Depository Highlights” field in the Federal Depository Library Directory. This… Read More
FDLP.gov Routine Maintenance – June 28, 2022FDLP.gov will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (EDT)… Read More
Request for Comments: National Collection Strategic PlanToday, Monday, June 27, 2022, the Superintendent of Documents has released, for your review and comment, a draft version of the National Collection of U.S… Read More
FDLP eXchange Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, June 28, 2022The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is performing scheduled maintenance on the FDLP eXchange. Start Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) … Read More
A new FDLP LibGuide, the LSCM Library Technical Services (LTS) Information Portal, is now available, providing information about the work of LSCM’s LTS staff, their initiatives, projects, and major developments in the cataloging/metadata field that impact access to U.S. Government publications.
June 19th marks the anniversary of the last African American slaves being freed in Texas. On June 17, 2021, President Biden signed into law Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, S. 475, creating a Federal holiday to commemorate Juneteenth. Read the feature article on govinfo to learn more.
A second FDLP microfiche conversion contract has ended, effective April 30, 2022. Items sent to the contractor for conversion will continue to be distributed until all processing is complete. Read more on the project page.
On June 26, 1956, the Senate and House both approved a conference report on the Federal-Aid Highway Act (also known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act). Three days later, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed it into law. The authorization to build 41,000 miles of interstate highways marked the largest American public works program to that time. Check out these resources: