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Archive for April 20th, 2017


Free Online Research Tools: New GPO.gov Webpage

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) announced yesterday, April 19th, that it is launching a newly redesigned agency website. The GPO website is a free source of government information available to everyone, with links to the GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys), partner agencies and organizations, GPO news, and other additional content.

The redesign makes the website mobile-friendly, improves the internal site search, and enhances the user interface. For example, if you are looking for the e-CFR, it is now more easily located by visiting the new GPO webpage, mousing over the “Explore and Research” tab, and clicking the third link under Government Information.

The new GPO website is in beta at this time and can be accessed at https://beta.gpo.gov/. After visiting the new site, users are welcome to provide feedback on the Beta Feedback Survey.

FDsys (remember this?) is also getting a redesign and will eventually by replaced by govinfo.gov. The govinfo site is currently in beta and features enhanced searching, and improved content management and digital preservation. All content on FDsys is available on govinfo, and both sites will continue to run parallel until the beta period is over. You can learn more about govinfo here, and submit feedback here.