The Depository Library Council held its first Virtual Meeting in December 2014. A total of 526 registrants participated in many of the 16 online programs held over three days from December 2 - 4. Read more...
The National Technical Information Service is broadening public access to their materials. NTIS is offering free public access to some of its Federal science and technology reports through their National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) database. Read more...
HHS’s Office of Minority Health (OMH) was created in 1986 to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities. OMH provides access to a wealth of resources for the public. Read more...
Joyce V. Garczynski and Carl P. Olson of Towson University present their new marketing approach for reaching students and particularly millennials about the free Government resources available to them. Read more...
Lisa Pritchard of the Jefferson College Library describes how the library celebrated their 30th anniversary in the FDLP. Read more...
GPO Program Updates
Chair of the Depository library council
Congratulations to Hallie Pritchett (University of Georgia) who was elected the incoming Chair of the Depository Library Council! Her one-year term will begin June 1, 2015.
2015 fdlp events
GPO is planning two FDLP events for 2015: an all-virtual spring meeting and an in-person DLC Meeting & Federal Depository Library Conference in the Washington, D.C. metro area in fall 2015. Many sessions of the fall conference will be broadcast virtually. Watch for updates as they become available via FDLP News & Events.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA) marked its bicentennial as a Federal depository library on December 1, 2014? Congratulations and thank you to the AAS for 200 years of providing public access to Federal Government information!
Question: Where can I find the recordings of past webinars and conference recordings?
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