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"Point of Need" Services

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has partnered with The University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) Daley Library to provide virtual reference service to the public.

UIC is working with almost twenty other academic, public, and state Federal depository libraries to provide chat and e-mail service through Government Information Online: Ask a Librarian (GIO). GIO is an example of a successful collaboration and represents how depository libraries are focusing on services to provide access to government information. This service partnership is consistent with GPO's strategic direction and the Depository Library Council's vision of serving users at their point of need.

GPO is interested in collaborating with other depository libraries to provide "point of need" access to Federal information. If you would like to propose such a partnership, please submit a partnership inquiry form to GPO.

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July 30, 2015
Do you have historic photos from inside your library? Have you captured current photos of your library facility, events, and... Read More ...
July 29, 2015
If you haven’t yet signed up to present an educational program or poster at the fall Depository Library Council Meeting & Federal... Read More ...
July 28, 2015
A live training webinar, "Using Census Records for Genealogy," will be presented on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Register today for “Using... Read More ...
July 28, 2015
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking a new Chief of Library Technical Services (LTS) to oversee one of three... Read More ...
July 23, 2015
A live training webinar, "Depository Item Number System," will be presented on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Register today for “Depository... Read More ...
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