October 31, 2020

GPO’s MetaLib Metasearch Tool Adds New Features & Discover New Archived U.S. Government Web Sites

MetaLib from the Government Printing Office (GPO) provides a single interface to search multiple U.S. government databases simultaneously.

Today, the GPO announced some enhancements to MetaLib.

1.  A new MetaLib QuickSet called “Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)”

Available in the Advanced and Expert Searches and includes:

  • Air Force Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • Central Intelligence Agency Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Roo
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Vault
  • FOIA.gov
  • U.S. Department of State Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room

2. Eight New Databases Available via MetaLib

  • Air Force Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • Central Intelligence Agency Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • Department of Energy OpenNet
  • FOIA.gov
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Historical Maps and Charts
  • Office of Minority Health Resource Center Catalog
  • U.S. Department of State Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room
  • U.S. Fire Administration Library Catalog

3. Also New from GPO:

  • Newly Ceased Titles -continuing/integrating resources that no longer have new issues produced or are no longer updated.
About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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