Two Superintendent of Documents Policies RevisedThe Superintendent of Documents has released revised versions of two policies. Regional Depository Libraries Selecting Solely Online Materials (SOD-PPS-2022-1) and Government… Read More
Webinar: Separation of Church and State: What Does the Government Publish About Religion?Register to attend the live training webinar, "Separation of Church and State: What Does the Government Publish About Religion?." Date: Tuesday,… Read More
Final Shipping Lists for FY 2022The final shipping lists issued for FY 2022 are: Paper: 2022-0286-P *last shipped 2022-0274-P* Electronic: 2022-0003-E Separates: 2022-0044-S … Read More
Webinar: Chronicling America: Using Historical NewspapersRegister to attend the live training webinar, “Chronicling America: Using Historical Newspapers." Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Time: 2:00 p… Read More
Limited Offer for FDLP Libraries: 200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002A new, limited-quantity offer is now available to Federal depository libraries. GPO’s Library Services & Content Management has acquired a small number of the publication… Read More
Volume 1 of the Handbook of North American Indians series has been officially published online. The PDF is available for download, and the online version record is now available in the CGP. The print version will be distributed to libraries selecting 0909-D-01, and a limited number of copies will be available for a special selection opportunity. Please watch FDLP News and Events for an announcement when the special selection opportunity is available.
In 1777, the Continental Congress declared the first national American Thanksgiving. In 1789, President George Washington became the first president to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday, when, at the request of Congress, he proclaimed November 26, a Thursday, as a day of national thanksgiving for the U.S. Constitution. However, it was not until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving to officially fall on the last Thursday of November, that the modern holiday was celebrated nationally.
A third FDLP microfiche conversion contract has ended, effective September 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.
National Aviation History Month, celebrated each November, is dedicated to exploring, recognizing and celebrating America’s great contributions and achievements in the development of aviation. Aviation history refers to the history of development of mechanical flight — from the earliest attempts in kites and gliders to powered heavier-than-air, supersonic and space flights.
The Jefferson College Library in Hillsboro, MO is giving away gift bags to veterans in the library’s Government Documents section, in honor of Veteran’s Day.