Thursday, August 12, 2004

National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications

GPO is seeking comments on The National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications: Initial Planning Statement, June 18, 2004, on GPO Access. To fulfill its statutory mission under 44 U.S.C. Secs. 1710-1711, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) plans to develop a comprehensive and authoritative National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications.

GPO's is examining ways to improve the comprehensiveness of our cataloging and metadata programs, to enhance the usability of GPO's bibliographic products and services, to operate a standards-based national library quality program, to demonstrate GPO leadership in the bibliographic services arena, and to enhance the public's ability to identify and locate U.S. Government publications.

The comment period has been extended until September 7, 2004. Comments on this document may be sent to Judy Russell, Superintendent of Documents,

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