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October 15, 2021
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October 15, 2021
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October 15, 2021
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October 14, 2021
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On October 1, 1890, an act of Congress creates Yosemite National Park, home of such natural wonders as Half Dome and the giant sequoia trees. Environmental trailblazer John Muir (1838-1914) and his colleagues campaigned for the congressional action, which was signed into law by President Benjamin Harrison and paved the way for generations of hikers, campers and nature lovers. Check out these resources from the CGP:


The Office of Homeland Security was founded on October 8, 2001, less than one month after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Now a cabinet department, Homeland Security is now one of the largest organs of the U.S. Government, charged with preventing terror attacks, border security, immigrations and customs, disaster relief and prevention and other related tasks. Check out these resources from the CGP:


Introducing the U.S. Congressional Serial Set collection on govinfo! The initial release includes select volumes from the 69th Congress, the 82nd Congress, and several 19th century Congresses.


Suzanne Sears served on the DLC from 2008-2011 while working as a Government documents librarian and then administrator at the University of North Texas. She has been the Dean of Libraries at Texas Woman’s University since July 2016. She married her longtime boyfriend in June 2020 and is now Suzanne Sellers. They enjoy attending Kansas City Chiefs home games and playing with their six grandchildren.


Jane Sanchez previously served GPO as its Director of Library Services and Content Management. Prior to her passing in early 2021, she worked as the Law Librarian of Congress and spearheaded the effort to digitize the Congressional Serial Set. The staff at GPO is grateful to Jane for her many contributions to the FDLP.

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Applications are now being accepted for the first LSCM Pilot Project through October 15, 2021. Learn more

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Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the contributions and importance of Hispanics and Latinos to the United States and those American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Check out these resources from the CGP:

FDLP LibGuides offers guides for Spanish speakers.

If your library has LibGuides to share related to Hispanic Heritage or for Spanish speakers, please submit them at https://libguides.fdlp.gov/

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