FDLP

World War II: A Digital Library

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has partnered with Southern Methodist University (SMU) Central University Libraries to provide permanent public access to a digital collection of more than 300 U.S. Government publications distributed by GPO during World War II.

"Giving the public permanent access to this historic digital collection is an example of GPO’s mission to make Government documents available electronically to all Americans,” said Ric Davis, Acting Superintendent of Documents. “Partnerships, such as this one with SMU, are part of GPO’s ongoing efforts to work with the library community as we move forward with GPO’s digital transformation.”

The publications digitized by the SMU Central University Libraries include informational pamphlets, government reports, regulations, and instructions. The collection is accessible at http://worldwar2.smu.edu.

News & Events

September 16, 2014
A live training webinar, “Census Information Centers and State Data Centers," will be offered Thursday, October 2, 2014. Register... Read More...
September 16, 2014
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) have partnered to increase public access to... Read More...
September 15, 2014
Updated Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) guidance articles are now available, detailing current standards and practices. The... Read More...
September 12, 2014
Depository Library Council (DLC) Chair, Marie Concannon, recently sent a letter to Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks expressing the... Read More...
September 11, 2014
A live training webinar, "Mapping Census Data with GIS: Tips and Tricks," will be presented on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Register... Read More...
View All

image button to view eBooks page on FDLP

image button to view Davita Vance-Cooks remarks at the 2014 DLC Meeting

View video of Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks’ remarks about GPO's digital transformation and the role the library community plays in helping GPO carry out its mission of Keeping America Informed.

Get Connected to GPO

  • facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • booktalks
  • pinterest