Free Webinars from GPO

Throughout the year, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) hosts free educational webinars and webcasts. Check out these upcoming talks in June and July from GPO: Drive Thru Data: Using NLM APIs to Access Information Fast: Mike Davidson (National Library of Medicine); Tuesday, June 13, 2023; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT) Reimagined: Introducing a New USA.gov and USAGov en Español:

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INDIGO Spring Meeting June 16th

Friday June 16th, INDIGO (Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations) will be hosting their Spring meeting at the Indiana State Library. The group is a professional organization that promotes government information resources and literacy. INDIGO members are professionals from public, academic, and state libraries from across Indiana. The free, hybrid format, meeting is a great opportunity to

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Upcoming May Webinars from GPO

Flowers are not the only thing popping up this month. The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is offering free educational webinars and events on topics relating to government information. As always, each webinar is eligible for 1 LEU. The upcoming webinars are: Comprehensive FDLP Collections and Increasing Flexibility for Regionals; Ashley Dahlen (GPO); Wednesday, May 10, 2023; 2:00 – 3:00

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2023 Spring Depository Library Council Virtual Meeting

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The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is hosting their free Depository Library Council virtual meeting the afternoons of May 1st and 2nd. The two-day conference is open for anyone to register and attend. Attendees will hear from GPO leadership: Director Hugh Halpern, Superintendent of Documents Scott Matheson, and DLC Chair Lisa Pritchard. This year’s meeting will feature an interesting session

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Upcoming GPO Webinars!

There are numerous continuing education opportunities upcoming on topics relating to government information and resources. GPO, through the FDLP Academy, continues to host free webinars. Here’s a list of some upcoming webinars that are free to attend and LEU eligible. The 1950 Census – (Thur. March 23) Federal decennial population census records provide a snapshot of families and individuals at

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#GovLove and Valentines

Saint Valentine’s Day, Feast of Saint Valentine, or simply Valentine’s Day, February 14th is the annual celebration of friendship, love, and romance……and government information. The federal government offers a surprising amount of fun, interesting, and engaging resources related to a holiday that can be traced back to 1493. Performance.gov hosts an annual #GovLove Valentines campaign each February that highlights great

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is the government’s premier, and nationally recognized, source for career information. The OOH provides information on what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, wages, and expected job prospects for more than 300 occupational profiles covering roughly 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy. The

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Depository Library Conference Wrap-up

Last week the U.S. Government Publishing Office held their annual Depository Library Conference. The three day virtual conference featured sessions highlighting a variety of topics highlighting government document projects, government resources, and engaging communities. Anyone disappointed in missing the conference are in luck, as every session was recorded and available to view. This year’s conference had a strong presence from

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U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Names Indiana State Library as 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) names Indiana State Library as the 2022 Federal Depository Library of the Year. The library was selected for its excellent promotion and preservation of Government information and for its programs that improve awareness and literacy of Government information. The library began collecting Federal documents when it opened in 1825, and the collection has been growing ever

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2022 Federal Depository Library Conference

The Federal Depository Library (FDL) conference, host by the Government Publishing Office (GPO), takes place virtually October 17-19. The free, three day, conference kicks off Monday afternoon (12:30 – 5:00 PM). DLC is the largest annual gathering of fed doc librarians and colleagues in the country. Registration is open, and anyone interested in learning about government information is encouraged to

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