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The August 2012 issue of FDLP Connection is available now from <>. This month's theme is "Training".


In her column, Superintendent of Documents, Mary Alice Baish bids farewell to some treasured friends of the FDLP, recounts some 2012 milestones, provides updates of GPO's budget, and previews some August articles. Meanwhile, your colleagues, John Shuler University of Illinois at Chicago) writes of the University of Maryland's MLS degree program that focused on e-government information, services and resources; and Shari Laster (University of Akron and DLC Chair) announces the Depository Library Council Working Groups for the coming year.


August features include:


*  GPO's FDsys Training Initiative;

*  Get to Know the FDsys Training Team;

*  FDLP Veteran, Joe McClane Retires;

*  2012 Interagency Depository Seminar Wrap-up;

*  Library Spotlight;

*  And more!


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Cynthia Etkin & Kelly Seifert

Co-Editors, FDLP Connection

U.S. Government Printing Office




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