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FDLP Coordinator Calendar

Task of the Month


What is LRPR?  It's the Legal Requirements and Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program. This document lays out what your obligations are as a participating member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). If you have questions related to LRPR, contact GPO's Federal Depository Support Services at askGPO.

FDLP Tip of the Month

  • The Modified List of Classes is updated twice a month and includes additional List of Classes fields such as a column to properly content sort by SuDoc call number, agency, and department.

Reference Resource of the Month

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

  • This resource is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These data are used as a measure of inflation, in collective bargaining agreements related to income payments, and determining the cost of school lunches. The BLS also collects and provides many other data sets.

Trivia / Social Media Suggestions

Date Event
August 15, 1914 The Panama Canal opened to traffic.
August 25, 1916 The National Park Service was established.
August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington.
August 31, 1890 First recorded narcotics seizure (opium) by the U.S. Revenue Cutter Wolcott.

Executive Department of the Month

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Main Website
Mission "To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights."
Established 1913
Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su
Recommended DOL Resources

Photograph, "Riveter at Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA"

Photograph, "Riveter at Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA" during World War II (Image source: NAID: 522880)