askGPO Training

Title: askGPO Training


    This site provides short video tutorials, recorded webinars, and written user guides to assist users from Federal depository libraries and Federal agencies with using the askGPO website.

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askGPO Training for Federal Depository Libraries

askGPO Training Manuals for Federal Depository Libraries

Short tutorial videos:

  • askGPO Overall Navigation (4 minutes)
    Overview of the askGPO webpage and its components.
  • Submit Webforms (1 minute)
    Some FDLP operations require submitting a form (ex. filing claims, requesting a visit or training, signing up to be a Partner, etc.). Learn how to log into askGPO and submit a webform for your library.
  • Submit Login Request Form (1 minute)
    Do you have multiple staff that need to use askGPO for your library? Depository coordinators may Submit a Login Request for additional askGPO accounts to be linked to their library.
  • Federal Depository Library Directory (5 minutes)
    Locate a depository library to get assistance in finding Federal Government information, and determine what regional serves a selective depository.

Recorded webinar:

    askGPO for Federal Depository Libraries (54 minutes, held 5/18/2021)

    Topics covered:

    • Navigating the home page
    • Submitting a question
    • Reviewing questions you have already submitted / past questions
    • Update your Federal Depository Library Directory entry
    • Submit webforms (including a Claims form)
    • Submit a Login Request form or a Deactivate Login form
    • Q&A time


    • Lara Flint, Outreach Librarian, GPO

Associated files available for download:

askGPO Training for Federal Agencies

askGPO Training Guide for Federal Agencies

Short Tutorial Videos

Recorded webcast

The New askGPO: Training for Federal Agencies (15 minutes, recorded 7/21/2020)

    This webcast provides a comprehensive overview for Federal agency users of how to navigate the askGPO site, submit and review inquiries, and submit an agency publication submission form.


  • Lara Flint, Outreach Librarian, GPO
  • Sean O’Brien, Project Manager, CoreSphere

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