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CGP Monthly Maintenance: March 2024

March 18, 2024
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP), including GPO’s MetaLib, will undergo routine maintenance. Start Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 8:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024, 6:00 a.m. (EDT) During this maintenance period, you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and… Read More

DLC Survey on Managing FDLP Digital Publications in Library Catalogs

March 14, 2024
The Depository Library Council’s (DLC) Collection and Discovery Services Subcommittee (CDSS) is conducting a brief survey about collection development and management of digital Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)publications. Managing catalog records and discovery of digital FDLP publications are topics that often raise questions and concerns at DLC meetings and… Read More

Special Selection Offer – By Request Only

March 14, 2024
GPO has acquired copies of the publication 2024 total solar eclipse: through the eyes of NASA for distribution as a Special Selection Offer. Note that this publication is a kit; a list of the included materials can be found in the bibliographic record linked below. All libraries interested in receiving the publication must respond to this survey in order to receive a… Read More

Register to Attend the Spring 2024 DLC Virtual Meeting: May 2

March 12, 2024
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The Depository Library Council (DLC) and the staff at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) invite you to participate in the spring 2024 DLC Virtual Meeting, taking place May 2. View the event page. Access the preliminary schedule. Register today to participate in the virtual… Read More

President Biden's FY 2025 Budget Now Available on GovInfo

March 11, 2024
Today, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget. GPO works with OMB to produce and distribute the President’s Budget, an annual tradition since the Budget and Accounting Act was enacted in 1921. The Budget is available digitally on GovInfo and … Read More

Webinar Rescheduled: Introducing FDLP Data Manager – A New Tool to Assist in Managing FDLP Collections

March 07, 2024
Register for the webinar, “Introducing FDLP Data Manager (FDM) – A New Tool to Assist in Managing FDLP Collections," which has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2024. Those who registered for the original February 21 event do not need to re-register; however, you may want to update the webinar date on your calendars. New login information will be emailed to… Read More

GPO Director Names Chief Human Capital Officer

March 06, 2024
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern has named Elizabeth (Beth) Shearer as the Agency’s Chief Human Capital Officer. As Chief Human Capital Officer, Shearer will plan and implement the human resources systems and oversee the policies and procedures that guide GPO’s innovative human resources operation — policies designed… Read More