Let GPO Showcase Your Library at the 2020 Federal Depository Library Conference

The U.S. Government Publishing Office wants to showcase your library during the 2020 Federal Depository Library Conference. In the face of a worldwide crisis, libraries across the Nation have altered operations, continued services, and developed new and creative ways to serve patrons. Now more than ever, your communities need access to reliable Government information they can trust, and you have been there to meet the challenge head on.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. photos and details that describe the ways you and your staff have continued to serve your patrons during the pandemic. Please send your library’s highlights by October 1, 2020.

Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Virtual reference services
  • Research and consultation appointments for faculty, students, and researchers
  • Curbside reference
  • Outdoor Wi-Fi
  • Hotspot lending
  • Virtual training sessions for patrons
  • New guides, newsletters, and online content 
  • Social media outreach and promotion of the collection

In your email, be sure to include:

  • Your name
  • Your library’s name
  • Federal depository library number
  • Photos of you and your staff working in the library or remotely
  • A few sentences that describe your COVID-19 service efforts
  • Quotes from patrons, library directors, staff, etc. with their name and title (if available/applicable)

We look forward to shining a spotlight on your library’s continued efforts to reach your patrons!

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