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GPO and NOAA Partner To Increase Permanent Public Access To NOAA Publications

June 07, 2023
U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Library is working to add more than 47,000 unique items published by NOAA authors and grantees to the National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information. GPO shares NOAA’s goal of providing additional avenues to access Government research… Read More

GPO Kicks Off Second Pilot Project to Enhance Access to Government Information

June 06, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has kicked off its second Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) Pilot Project Initiative to help Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) libraries make Government information more discoverable for the American public. Through the initiative, GPO teammates are visiting partner libraries across the Nation to assess… Read More

Cataloging of Print Materials for Pilot Project 1 Completed

June 05, 2023
Print records for 667 titles related to FDR-era Civil Defense (PR 32) have been added to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) as part Pilot Project 1. These documents are currently being digitized and will be ingested into GovInfo. At that time, records for the EL versions will be added to the CGP as well.< To locate these records in the CGP, conduct an… Read More

LSCM GitHub Repositories Updates

June 02, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) posted a new set of all Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) MARC bibliographic records (1,051,805 as of April 2023) on GitHub. Brief bibliographic records, also known as brief bibs, are included in the files. The records are available in UTF-8 in the cataloging-records-all-cgp-utf8 repository and in MARC XML in the… Read More

Meet with GPO at the ALA Annual Conference this June

May 31, 2023
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Staff members from GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) will be joined by Superintendent of Documents Scott Matheson at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, this June. GPO is hosting a special event for the FDLP community, and we would love to see… Read More

Webcast: How to find Old SuDoc Classification Numbers

May 31, 2023
"How to find Old SuDoc Classification Numbers," is now available for viewing. Duration: 15 minutes Speaker: Susan M. Golden, Librarian (Technical Services), Library Services & Content Management, U.S. Government Publishing Office  Learning Outcomes: This webcast reviews tools and resources for locating Superintendent of Documents classification… Read More

FDLP eXchange Migration, Week of June 12, 2023: Info for FDLs

May 30, 2023
GPO is launching FDLP exchange version 1.1 the week of June 12, 2023, enhancing ease of use and functionality. Important information: Due to the need for data migration, FDLP eXchange will not be available for use June 12 -18, 2023. Users will not have access to the site during this time. Action item: Please consider extending the review periods in your library… Read More

Webinar: GovInfo API Overview and Search Service Preview

May 24, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "GovInfo API Overview and Search Service Preview." Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker: Jon Quandt;… Read More

Connect with the Superintendent of Documents at ALA Annual: Register Today

May 23, 2023
GPO Superintendent of Documents Scott Matheson will be attending this summer’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, and he looks forward to connecting with members of the Federal depository library community. There are a number of opportunities to meet with Mr. Matheson. Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023 Schedule: 9:00 a.m. … Read More