July 24, 2014

Article: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) eBook Program

The following article appears in the June 2012 Issue (2.6) of FDLP Directions (Federal Depository Library Program). Title The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) eBook Program Author Jeff Turner, Director of Sales & Marketing, Business Products & Services, U.S. Government Printing Office From the Article Wherever possible, GPO eBook services are offered to Federal agencies […]

GPO Introduces New eLearning Tool To Conduct Virtual Training/Meetings With Federal Depository Library Program Members

From a Government Printing Office Announcement (PDF): The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has a new eLearning tool that allows the agency to conduct virtual trainings and host virtual meetings with members of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). GPO attained this tool through a competitive procurement and can now provide libraries with training on […]

Three Organizations Collaborate and Release New Online Edition of U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

From a LII Blog Post: This new online edition of the CFR is the result of an unprecedented two-year collaboration between the Government Printing Office (GPO), the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School (LII), and the Cornell Law Library. The project implemented features that have been often requested by government regulators, corporate counsel, and […]

GPO Releases Some Preliminary Data from 2011 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries

From an Article Appearing in the May 2012 Issue of FDLP Connection: In 2011, submissions were received from 1181 depository libraries, resulting in a ninety-eight percent response rate from FDLP participants. Of these, 837 were from academic libraries (including law schools), 197 from public libraries, 78 from state or state court libraries, 56 from Federal […]

New CRS Report: Federal Depository Library Program: Issues for Congress

Direct to Full Text CRS Report (22 pages; PDF) via Federation of American Scientists Authors R. Eric Petersen Specialist in American National Government Jennifer E. Manning Information Research Specialist Christina M. Bailey Information Research Specialist Summary Congress established the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) to provide free public access to federal government information. The program’s […]

Mobile: GPO Adds New Features to Congressional Guide App

From the U.S. Government Printing Office: The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has enhanced the features of the Mobile Member Guide, a mobile Web application (app) that GPO released in November 2011, which provides the public with quick, easy access to information on Members of the 112th Congress. The app’s new features include: Official biographical […]

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, […]

GPO: Acting Public Printer Presents Appropriations Request for Fiscal Year 2013

From a GPO Announcement: Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks presented the FY 2013 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) today before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Appropriations. GPO is requesting no increase over the level of funding the agency is receiving for FY 2012 due to savings garnered from […]

Government Information: A New Issue of the FDLP Connection Newsletter is Now Online (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

The focus of this issue is collaboration. Direct to Complete Issue Feature Articles From Collaborative Discussion to Questionnaire: GPO Asks the FDLP Community to Help Us Shape the Future of the Program FDsys: A Collaborative Effort Across GPO and Beyond FDsys Training: Coming Soon to a Computer Near You Digitization Guidelines: A Government-Wide Initiative Other […]