2014 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference

DLC Meeting and FDL Conference April 30-May 2, 2014.

"Federal Depository Libraries: Connecting Communities"

The 2014 Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library Conference (Meeting & Conference) was held April 30 – May 2, 2014 at the GPO’s historic headquarters’ location in Washington, DC. The Depository Library Council, Government Printing Office (GPO) staff, Federal agency representatives, and members of the depository library community participated in 50 programs, including educational sessions, community presentations, meet and greet sessions, and GPO’s summaries of the FDLP Forecast Study and National Plan. 

2013 and 2014 Libraries of the Year Awards Presented

These Libraries of the Year were selected for their leadership, educational outreach, and commitment to providing free public access to information available from the Federal government.

2014 Libraries of the Year

  • University of Iowa Libraries (Regional)
  • Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock

2013 Libraries of the Year

  • State Library of Arizona (Regional)
  • Brooklyn College Library

The 2013 awards were presented at the 2014 conference because the 2013 October conference was postponed due to the Government shutdown.

New Depository Librarians Institute

The Meeting & Conference was preceded by a one-day program, the New Depository Librarian’s Institute. New Federal depository librarians and staff members were invited to attend the special day-long program on April 29th. The Institute featured the “ins” and “outs” of depository management and service.

Other Highlights of the Conference

  • GPO presentations on the Forecast Study Final Report and the National Plan for the Future of the FDLP
  • Discussion programs by the Depository Library Council
  • Programs by Federal agencies
  • Educational programs by your Federal depository colleagues
  • Meeting of regional depository coordinators
  • Tours of GPO’s LSCM unit, Bindery unit, and GPO History exhibit
  • Posters presented by members of the depository library community

Images from the Conference

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