Tag Archives: Government Printing Office

Response to GPO’s call for feedback

A benefit of an association like ALA is the diversity of opinions and experiences that exists among the membership and this was expressed in my recent call for feedback. I would like to thank all of you who took the time to provide your thoughts on the proposals that the Government Printing Office (GPO) has made! Before attempting to craft ... Read More »

GPO would like ALA feedback

Happy Friday! In response to the comments GPO (Government Printing Office) received in the FDLP Forecast Study, GPO is moving forward with possible changes to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and have asked for feedback from ALA. Below is the information that the Washington Office received from Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents. If this is something that you ... Read More »

A new look at a time-honored program

Below is a blog post compiled by Barbie Selby, a member of the American Library Association’s Government Information Subcommittee regarding her experience at the Government Printing Office’s (GPO) Depository Library Council & Conference last week. For the first time, the conference was held entirely at the GPO in downtown Washington, D.C. This has been a great conference. While holding it ... Read More »

Davita Vance-Cooks – New Public Printer of the United States

The American Library Association (ALA) is glad to welcome Davita Vance-Cooks as the new Public Printer of the United States!  She took the oath of office this morning as she was sworn in by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. This was a momentous occasion as the Government Printing Office (GPO) ... Read More »

Senate committee bumps up funding for GPO in Legislative Branch Appropriations bill

Great news from the Senate! The Senate Committee on Appropriations passed its Legislative Branch Appropriations bill with an increase in funding for the Government Printing Office (GPO) over the amount in the House committee’s bill. The Senate version includes $116.8 million for GPO while the House bill set the amount at $108.1 million. Thanks to everyone who called their senators ... Read More »