May 18, 2022

New from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO): Take a Tour of the New govinfo API

From the U.S. Government Publishing Office:

  • Try the govinfo API for easier access to documents and metadata from all three branches of the Federal Government.
  • 2018-10-22_13-34-03Use the API to request lists of new and updated govinfo content within several collections.
  • Get machine-readable JSON summaries of packages or granules and direct access to content and metadata.

The API tour is Organized Into the Following Sections:

Direct to Complete govinfo Overview (Tour)

See Also: govinfo Resource List

See Also: govinfo Collections List

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.