One Week Left to Submit Your Nominations for the 2022 Federal Depository Library of the YearThis message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking nominations of libraries with… Read More
Webinar: Connecting with your Communities: Promoting Voter & Civic EngagementRegister to attend the live training webinar, “Connecting with your Communities: Promoting Voter & Civic Engagement." Wednesday,… Read More
Volunteer to Present at the Fall 2022 Federal Depository Library ConferenceThis message has been cross-posted. Please excuse any duplication. Planning for the fall 2022 Federal Depository Library Conference is well underway. The all… Read More
GPO Featured on Federal News Network: Digitization ProjectsFederal News Network recently spoke with Laurie Hall, Managing Director of GPO’s Library Services & Content Management (LSCM), and Suzanne Ebanues,… Read More
DSIMS Technical IssueDuring a recent software migration, LSCM identified a technical issue with DSIMS (Depository Selection Information Management System). Libraries are currently not… Read More
On August 4, 1977, U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed legislation creating the United States Department of Energy. Prior to 1973, the United States had no coherent energy policy. Instead, a number of smaller agencies, often working independently of one another, handled different aspects of the nation's energy needs. The 1973 energy crisis changed everything. Jimmy Carter had acquired a technical background in nuclear propulsion as an engineering officer in the Navy. When he took office in 1977, he proposed creating a Cabinet-level überagency that would consolidate everything energy-related -- research, exploration, conservation, production and disposal -- under its authority. The Energy Department would also be responsible for setting the national energy agenda and assuring nuclear safety. Check out these resources.
A second FDLP microfiche conversion contract has ended, effective April 30, 2022. Items sent to the contractor for conversion will continue to be distributed until all processing is complete. Read more on the project page.