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Special Selection Offers – By Request Only

March 25, 2024
GPO has acquired copies of five different publications relating to military and veterans affairs for distribution as Special Selection Offers. Transition and Withdrawal: The US Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, 2009-2011 Combat Medical Specialist Fieldcraft, part 3: Fieldcraft II (TMM 122) Foreign military and… Read More Scheduled Maintenance: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

March 25, 2024 will undergo routine maintenance this week. Start Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 3:00 p.m. (EDT) End Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 6:00 p.m. (EDT) Total Duration: 3 hours During this time, no content will be updated, and you may experience brief, intermittent downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience and… Read More

GPO Appoints NCSA Steering Committee Members

March 25, 2024
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is pleased to announce the appointment of 32 Government information professionals to roles on National Collection Service Area (NCSA) Steering Committees. Many more volunteered to serve and will be considered as there are vacancies on the committees to ensure broad participation. NCSA Steering Committees facilitate discussion… Read More

Updates to the List of Classes and DSIMS Interface

March 22, 2024
List of Classes Change GPO’s Library Services and Content Management (LSCM) will complete a major update this weekend (March 23-24, 2024) to the List of Classes, a listing of everything Federal depository libraries can select through the FDLP. The changes coincide with digital FDLP implementation activities, in this case, shifting the provision of some tangible formats… Read More

FDLP Data Manager (FDM) Now Available for FDLP Collection Management

March 21, 2024
FDLP Data Manager (FDM) is now available for use. This tool may be used to:  Create custom shipping lists. Review what has shipped to depositories dating back to 1997. Review the List of Classes, including library selection profiles with complete title, SuDoc, format, and item number information. Download MARC records, including custom catalog record sets… Read More

Webinar Rescheduled: Researching Women's, Gender, and LGBTQIA+ Perspectives at the Library of Congress

March 21, 2024
Register for the webinar, “Researching Women's, Gender, and LGBTQIA+ Perspectives at the Library of Congress," which has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Those that registered for the original March 19 event do not need to re-register; however, you may want to update the webinar date in your calendars. Updated login information will be emailed to everyone the… Read More

Position Available at GPO: Librarian (Metadata Integrity)

March 18, 2024
This message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication.  The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking a Metadata Integrity Librarian to join the Library Services & Content Management (LSCM) team. The incumbent will serve in the Library Technical Services unit of LSCM.  Duties include:  Performs a variety of duties… Read More

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