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Newsletter of the Federal Depository Library Program

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January 15, 2003

GP 3.16/3-2:24/01
(Vol. 24, no. 01)

Spring 2003 Council Meeting Scheduled for Reno

The spring Depository Library Council meeting will focus on the theme: "Visualizing the Depository Library of the Future." The meeting, to be held in Reno, Nevada on April 6 - 9, 2003, provides depository library staff the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) activities and share ideas and experiences with fellow librarians and other information professionals. Sessions are planned to benefit beginning depository librarians, technicians and experienced staff. There is no charge for the meeting, but LPS encourages pre-registration. To register online go to <http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/tools/counreg.html> (or fax or email the registration form, below).

Participants earn 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUís) and will receive a CEU certificate on request. To request a certificate, please mark the appropriate space on the registration form.

The meeting will be held at the Peppermill hotel, located at 2707 South Virginia Street. A limited number of sleeping rooms are available at the Government rate of $55 (plus tax) per night, Sunday through Thursday. The rate for a Friday and/or Saturday night is $79 (plus tax) single or double occupancy. These rates will be honored through March 14, 2003, and are good for the three (3) days before and three (3) days after the meeting. You can make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 775-826-2121 or toll free at 1-800-282-2444 and mention the U.S. Government Printing Office or the Depository Library Council meeting.

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