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GPO NAMES MANAGING DIRECTOR SECURITY AND INTELLIGENT DOCUMENTS

October 06, 2022
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern names David Ford as Managing Director, Security and Intelligent Documents (SID). In this capacity, Ford will lead the GPO business unit that designs, prints, personalizes and delivers Secure Federal Credentials for many Government Agencies, which includes the U.S. passport for the… Read More

GPO DIRECTOR NAMES CHIEF OF STAFF

October 04, 2022
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern has named Stephen LeBlanc as the Agency’s Chief of Staff. In this role, LeBlanc will support Director Halpern in carrying out GPO’s mission and meeting Agency goals. In addition to his GPO-wide program and management responsibilities, LeBlanc will oversee GPO’s Strategy, Communications and… Read More

Snacks with Council at the Fall 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference

October 04, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Hungry for some interesting discussion with the Depository Library Council (DLC)? Back by popular demand at the fall 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference is ‘Snacks with Council.’ On Tuesday, October 18, and Wednesday, October 19, 2022, between 12:00 and 12:50 p.m. … Read More

GPO Director Term Appointment

October 03, 2022
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed legislation making a 10-year term appointment for the GPO Director, thus aligning the position with the Librarian of Congress and the Architect of the Capitol. The Chair, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, and Ranking Member, Rep. Rodney Davis, of GPO’s oversight committee discussed the legislation and achievements of the GPO… Read More

GovInfo Collection Development Plan: Version 7 Released

October 03, 2022
GPO’s System of Online Access | Collection Development Plan has been updated for fiscal year 2022 and is available on FDLP.gov. This revision reflects content added to GovInfo in FY 2021. GovInfo ingest priorities include digitizing historic volumes of congressional publications: hearings, committee prints, reports, and documents. Additional… Read More

Register for the FDLP Preconference, October 12, 2022

September 29, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Have you registered to attend the “FDLP Preconference: Updates from GPO’s Library Services & Content Management” on October 12, 2022, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (EDT)? Join LSCM’s Chiefs and Managers for news and updates on LSCM’s top initiatives. This 90-minute session will cover a… Read More

2022 Federal Depository Library Conference: Updated Resources Available

September 28, 2022
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. New resources are now available for the 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference. Updated Schedule Updated Agenda Poster Gallery (Posters will continue to be added.) Exhibitor Gallery (Exhibits will continue to be added.) Have you registered to attend yet? When:… Read More

FDLP eXchange Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

September 26, 2022
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is performing scheduled maintenance on the FDLP eXchange. Start Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 3 hours The site should be accessible during maintenance, but certain functions may not be available. During the… Read More

FDLP.gov Routine Maintenance - September 27, 2022

September 26, 2022
FDLP.gov will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 2 hours During this time, no content will be updated, and you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your… Read More