November 1, 2014

Improved Search: GPO Adds Descriptive Metadata to U.S. Statutes at Large Entries on FDsys

From the Federal Depository Library Program: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) recently enhanced the U.S. Statutes at Large collection on FDsys by adding descriptive metadata for public laws, private laws, concurrent resolutions, and presidential proclamations. For approximately 32,000 individual documents, the enhancements allow researchers improved searchability and retrieval by searching such metadata fields as […]

FY13 Budget of the United States Government Goes Mobile With New Web App

The FY13 Budget of the United States Government was released today. Along with the full text now available via FDYsys the GPO has also released a mobile web app. The mobile app includes the FY13 Budget of the U.S. Government main budget book, including the Budget Message of the President, information on the President’s priorities, […]

Beginning Tomorrow (November 4): GPO Access Goes Archive Only

From the FDLP Desktop: On Friday, November 4, 2011, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) draws one step closer to shutting down GPO Access. Once the Friday editions of daily updated content (e.g., Federal Register, Congressional Record) have been uploaded, GPO will cease updating GPO Access in terms of both database content and HTML pages. […]

Article: Oyez! Oyez! Federal Court Opinions in FDsys

The following article appears in the FDLP Library Connection Newsletter (October 2011, Vol. 1 Issue 3). From the Article: With an interest in increasing public access to court opinions, the Judicial Conference approved a recommendation of its Court Administration and Case Management Committee for a pilot project to make lower Federal court opinions available through […]

Gov Docs: Enhancements Made to GPO's MetaLib Federated Search Resource

From the Federal Depository Library Program Web Site: As part of the U.S. Government Printing Office’s (GPO) ongoing efforts to expand the Federal database collection in MetaLib, users can now simultaneously search the Federal Digital System (FDsys) and the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) through a single search box in MetaLib via the new […]

Digital Preservation: GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) Provides Access To NOAA Collection

From a GPO Announcement: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is providing permanent public access to the Coastal Zone Information Collection (CZIC) through the agency’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). In collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center, GPO is providing digital access to more than 5,000 coastal related documents. The […]

New Pilot Project Will Enhance Public Access to Federal Court Opinions

From a U.S. Courts Announcement: A dozen federal courts have been selected to participate in a pilot program in which the federal judiciary and the Government Printing Office are partnering to provide free public access to court opinions through the GPO’s FDSys system. The one-year pilot project was approved by the Judicial Conference in March […]