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

·         Library Research for Natural Hazard Events: Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Volcanoes, and Wildfires; Emily C. Wild (Princeton University); Thursday, October 29, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

·         Declutter, Curate, and Refresh! Make a Big Impact with Small Changes at Your Federal Depository Library; Lisa Pritchard (Jefferson College Library) and Cassandra Sargent (Garden Grove Main Library, Orange County Public Libraries); Tuesday, November 10, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         School, Snacks, Safety, and Sanity: Government Resources for the Smallest Child to the Teen and In-Between; Jane Canfield (Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico); Thursday, November 12, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         How to Inventory Your Collection: Using SuDoc as a Starting Point; Jen Kirk (Utah State University); Tuesday, November 17, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         Proposed Legislative Changes for the FDLP; Laurie Hall and Cindy Etkin (GPO); Wednesday, November 18, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         Society, Culture, and Politics: The Government Has Resources to Make You Socially, Culturally, and Politically Educated; Jane Canfield (Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico);Thursday, November 19, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         Using Government Art Sources for Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies Library Research; Emily C. Wild (Princeton University); Tuesday, November 24, 2020; 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

·         The Give and Take of Coordinating Concurrent Large and Complex FDLP Projects; James Rhoades (Old Dominion University Libraries); Tuesday, December 8, 2020; 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Three, recent, pre-recorded webcasts are also available:

·         Cataloging and Indexing at GPO, presented by GPO’s Jennifer Lindley

·         Completing the Cataloging Record Distribution Program Profile, presented by MARCIVE, Inc.’s Jim Noël

·         Shipping List Files on, presented by GPO’s Ashley Dahlen

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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