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U.S. Census Bureau Educational Opportunities

January 26, 2023
This message is being posted on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census Bureau is offering a new webinar series, “It’s All in the Tools.” It offers hands-on workshops in accessing topical exercises in locating the data you seek using the Census Bureau data tools. This is a great opportunity from the inexperienced to the advanced to walk through the tools with… Read More

Library Shelfie Day: Spotlight on the FDLP Community

January 26, 2023
Library Shelfie Day celebrates libraries, librarians, and booklovers. On January 25, 2023, GPO showcased FDLP libraries and librarians on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Thank you to our invaluable FDLP community members for all you do! Read More

GPO’s GitHub Collection of CGP Records: January 6 House Committee

January 25, 2023
GPO has created a GitHub collection of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) records for the materials of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. Library Technical Services staff members will catalog other publications as they become available. The records can be retrieved in the CGP by this search in… Read More Routine Maintenance - January 24, 2023

January 24, 2023 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:30 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 6:30 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 cooperation while… Read More

Webinar: Secrets of the Super Searchers II - Statistics

January 24, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Secrets of the Super Searchers II - Statistics." Date: Thursday, February 23, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker: Susanne Caro,… Read More

FDLP eXchange Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

January 23, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is performing scheduled maintenance on the FDLP eXchange. Start Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (EST) End Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 8:00 p.m. (EST) Total Duration: 3 hours The site should be accessible during maintenance, but certain functions may not be available. During the period, users are… Read More

GPO Digitizes Historic Congressional Directories from the 1800s

January 23, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is digitizing historic volumes of the Congressional Directory from the 19th and 20th centuries. The first release includes Directories from 1869–1888, as well as 1993. Additional digitized historic Congressional Directories will be released on GovInfo as they are completed. Historically, the Congressional Directory has been… Read More

Send GPO Your Library ‘Shelfie’

January 19, 2023
Library Shelfie Day is Wednesday, January 25, 2023, and GPO wants to showcase your library staff and your ‘FDLP shelfies.’ Snap a few photos with your Government documents tangible or electronic collection or photos of you and your colleagues working in your library. Share your photos with us prior to the 25th, and your library could be featured on GPO’s social media… Read More

Administrative Committee of the Federal Register Ceases Publication of the Public Papers of the Presidents

January 18, 2023
The Administrative Committee of the Federal Register issued a final rule on December 29, 2022, discontinuing the Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (Public Papers). The Public Papers are discontinued as a whole, and the series will end with the Obama Administration; Public Papers will not be published for either the Trump or Biden Administrations. All… Read More