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Check out these free, upcoming educational webinars from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO):

·         General Resources in the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Agencies and Government Affiliates Which Provide Them Such as the Library of Congress, NEH, Smithsonian, PBS and NPR; Jane Canfield (Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico); Thursday, August 20, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         COVID-19 and Collections Care: Part 2; Stephanie Garafolo and Tahe Zalal (NEDCC); Tuesday, August 25, 2020; 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

·         Library Research for Energy, Mineral, and Uranium Resources; Emily C. Wild (Princeton University); Thursday, August 27, 2020; 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

·         Preparing for the Unthinkable, Planning for the Inevitable: Disaster Prevention, Response, and Recovery for Libraries; David Walls (GPO); Tuesday, September 1, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         Introduction to the OFR’s Beta eCFR Website and Other Online Resources; John Hyrum Martinez and Steve Frattini (Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration); Thursday, September 3, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         Pharmaceutical Research Sources Available for COVID-19; Emily C. Wild (Princeton University); Thursday, September 10, 2020; 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

·         Cite It with Style! How to Cite Government Information Resources Like a Pro (Revised and Updated); Bobby Griffith (University of North Texas Libraries); Tuesday, September 15, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         Beauty, Creativity, and Diversity: Art Resources from the Government; Jane Canfield (Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico); Wednesday, September 16, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

The pre-recorded webcast, Cataloging and Indexing at GPO, is also available for viewing. Presented by GPO’s Jennifer Lindley, this 18-minute webcast provides an overview of the Cataloging and Indexing Program, including information about what GPO catalogs, GPO cataloging policies, and how to obtain GPO catalog records:

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation from GPO for each webinar they attend. Closed captioning is available for all webinars. Registrants will be sent access information upon registering.

View the FDLP Academy Training Repository for recorded webinars and webcasts: All are encouraged to share and re-post information about these free training opportunities.


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