ALA Resolution: GPO Access & the FDLP Modernization Act

The American Library Association Council of the 2018 ALA Annual Conference recently passed, ‘A Resolution Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the GPO Access Act and Calling for the Enactment of the FDLP Modernization Act.

This resolution:

  1. Recognizes the efforts of the policymakers, Government officials, librarians and advocates who have been involved in enacting, implementing, and providing access to the important services created under the GPO Access Act.
  2. Calls for further modernization of Government information services to improve the public’s access to government information by enactment of the FDLP Modernization Act, H.R. 5305. also provides access to a collection of documents related to the revision of Title 44 of the United States Code, as it relates to the Federal Depository Library Program.