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The Federal Depository Library Program: A History

The Federal Depository Library Program: A History

The Washington State Library has been a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) since 1858, when it was the Washington Territorial Library. As an FDLP member, the Washington State Library receives federal government publications in numerous formats, and offers access to these resources and reference assistance. The FDLP provides free access to U.S. government information. Beginning in 1813, the program was initially headed by the U.S. Secretary of State and disseminated Congressional journals to the public through select libraries and historical societies….

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WSL Updates for March 9, 2017

WSL Updates for March 9, 2017

Volume 13, March 9, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SERVICE EXCELLENCE IN YOUR LIBRARY 2) JOIN NASA IN CELEBRATING EARTH DAY 3) SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM 4) TRENDS ANALYSIS 5) CONFRONTING MISINFORMATION 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for February 23, 2017

WSL Updates for February 23, 2017

Volume 13, February 23, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE 2) FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 101 3) BEYOND THE WALLS – TV WHITESPACE FUNDING 4) THE CHANGING ROLE OF LIBRARIES 5) ALA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for January 19, 2017

WSL Updates for January 19, 2017

Volume 13, January 19, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) WSL SERVICE CHANGES 2) FREE COMPUTERS – MIA LAB GRANTS 3) PRESERVATION GRANTS FOR SMALLER INSTITUTIONS 4) RECORDINGS AT RISK GRANTS 5) BEYOND GOOGLE – FINDING GOVERNMENT INFORMATION 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

President Obama’s 2017 Budget available

President Obama’s 2017 Budget available

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released President Barack Obama’s Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2017, on February 9, 2016. It is available through the Washington State Library’s Federal Documents collection, PREX 2.8:2017, PREX 2.8/5:2017 and PREX 2.8:2017/APP. If you decide to read it in print be sure to eat your Wheaties. It is a hefty lift. The Budget is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information…

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