Five libraries partner with GPO as Preservation Stewards to meet the needs of efficient Government document stewardship in the digital era, support continued public access to U.S. Government documents in print format

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WASHINGTON, DC , October 26, 2022 (press release) –

Five Libraries Partner With GPO to Preserve Government Information


Merrill Cazier Library at Utah State University has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward, and four other libraries are adding materials to their current Preservation Steward collections. To help libraries meet the needs of efficient Government document stewardship in the digital era, GPO has established Preservation Stewards to support continued public access to U.S. Government documents in print format. Preservation Stewards contribute significantly to the effort to preserve printed documents.

“GPO thanks these five libraries for their help in realizing GPO’s vision of an America Informed,” said GPO Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern. “The preservation of these historical and modern Government materials in libraries across the Nation supports American democracy now and in the future.”

Merrill Cazier Library, Utah State University (Logan, UT) permanently preserving:

  • Publications from the Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration
  • Historic Congressional committee hearings and prints

Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine (Orono, ME) adding to its current collection:

  • Congressional material from STEM-related Congressional committees
  • Historic and present-day collection of the Foreign Relations of the United States

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA) adding to its current collection:

  • Historic and present-day collection of Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America, Title 3, The President
  • Present-day collection for all other Code of Federal Regulations titles

Lether E. Frazer Memorial Library, McNeese State University (Lake Charles, LA) adding to its current collection:

  • Historic collection of Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America, Title 3, The President

Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO) adding to its current collection:

  • Publications from NASA and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  • Trials of War Criminals Before Nuremberg Military Tribunals
  • The “MAGIC” Background of Pearl Harbor

 

GPO is the Federal Government’s resource for publishing trusted information for the Federal Government to the American people. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through www.govinfo.gov and partnerships with approximately 1,100 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Program. For more information, please visit www.gpo.gov.

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