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Virtual Registration Open for the 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference & New Depository Librarian’s Institute

Virtual registration is now open for:

Attendance is free, but registration for virtual attendance is required for both events.

2015 DLC Meeting & FDL Conference

Virtual attendees will be able to view the presentations and text chat questions and comments during the live Depository Library Council sessions, as well as the Regional Depository Meeting.

Title:  2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference
Dates:  October 19 – 21, 2015
Times:  Start and end times vary each day. Check the conference schedule for more information. All sessions listed in the Crystal Ballroom will be available for virtual participation.

Please note, this registration is for VIRTUAL attendance only. To register to attend the 2015 Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library Conference in person, please register for onsite participation. Visit our Meeting and Conference web page for more information about the three-day event.

2015 New Depository Librarian’s Institute

The New Depository Librarian’s Institute is a one-day training seminar on Federal depository library management. It is oriented to new staff (although any depository library staff member may attend), and it will address topics such as day-to-day management of tangible and electronic collections and item selection profiles, public access requirements, and the role of regional depository libraries. This is being offered as an all-virtual, one-day pre-conference to the 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference. Virtual attendees will be able to view the presentations and participate in discussion.

Title:  2015 New Depository Librarian’s Institute
Date:  October 13, 2015
Time:  10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern)

Upon registration for both events, you should almost immediately receive an email from our eLearning platform for each registration. Please notify GPO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you do not receive a registration confirmation for either event in your email. Confirmation messages will be sent from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..To ensure delivery of these messages, registrants should configure junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that email address.

For those who are unable to participate in the virtual programming as it happens live, sessions will be recorded and made available for later viewing.

 

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