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"Point of Need" Services

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has partnered with The University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) Daley Library to provide virtual reference service to the public.

UIC is working with almost twenty other academic, public, and state Federal depository libraries to provide chat and e-mail service through Government Information Online: Ask a Librarian (GIO). GIO is an example of a successful collaboration and represents how depository libraries are focusing on services to provide access to government information. This service partnership is consistent with GPO's strategic direction and the Depository Library Council's vision of serving users at their point of need.

GPO is interested in collaborating with other depository libraries to provide "point of need" access to Federal information. If you would like to propose such a partnership, please submit a partnership inquiry form to GPO.

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August 25, 2016
The recent flooding in Louisiana and wildfires in California have wreaked havoc on lives, homes, and businesses. The staff at the... Read More ...
August 25, 2016
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) releases its updated official history, Keeping America Informed / The U.S. Government... Read More ...
August 25, 2016
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is pleased to introduce the newly-revamped FDLP Connection newsletter. In publication... Read More ...
August 24, 2016
At the 2016 Depository Library Council (DLC) Virtual Meeting, the DLC presented three recommendations and one commendation to the... Read More ...
August 23, 2016
This message is for current FDLP Cataloging Record Distribution Program participants. In preparation for the next Fiscal year... Read More ...
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