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FDLP Digital Transition Timeline

August 14, 2023
The FDLP is evolving. Visit the new web page, Evolution of a Digital FDLP: A Transition Timeline, for a high-level overview of where we have been and how we are planning for the future. The transition began 30 years ago with the GPO Access Act. We have come a long way since then, as we implement a digital-first strategy. In FY 1995, the number of print titles sent to… Read More

New Electronic Titles for July 2023

August 14, 2023
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for July 2023. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Read More

FDLP Academy Webinar Highlights from 2023

August 11, 2023
The FDLP Academy presented a wide array of sessions during the first half of 2023. The informative webinars covered a variety of Government topics by speakers from the Federal Depository Library community, GPO, and Federal agencies. Below is a small sample of these recordings in case you missed them:   Building a Traveling Exhibit Digital Content Contributor… Read More

Webinar: Rural Health Resources

August 04, 2023
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Rural Health Resources."  Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)   Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge. Speaker: Faith Steele, Librarian,… Read More

2023 Is a Year of Open Science: Spread the Word

August 04, 2023
This message is being shared on behalf of and its Federal agency partners. Federal agencies are celebrating 2023 as a Year of Open Science, a multi-agency initiative across the Federal Government to spark change and inspire open science engagement through events and activities that will advance adoption of open, equitable, and secure science. Open.Science… Read More

Two New Promotional Library Items Available: Door Decals & Badge Holders

August 03, 2023
Two new promotional library items are available free to FDLP libraries. 1.  Depository Library Door/Window Decal  The depository library door and window decal has been redesigned, based on your feedback. Now is a great time to replace and upgrade your library’s decal to this new version. As noted in the FDLP Guidance document, ‘Visibility of the… Read More

Utah Tech University Joins GPO Program

August 03, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) welcomes Utah Tech University Library and Open Learning Services as a new member of GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT) designated the library to be part of the program. The library will provide citizens in Saint George, Utah, and the surrounding area with no… Read More

Historic Depository Shipping Lists Now Available on GovInfo

August 03, 2023
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has completed digitization of 11,140 historic depository shipping lists, primarily print, from 1980-1989. GPO plans to digitize additional shipping lists in FY 2024 and beyond. Depository shipping lists, and their predecessors, list the publications that were mailed to libraries in depository distribution boxes. Numbering and… Read More