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Annual Item Selection Update Cycle Begins June 1 - See below
2004 Federal Depository Library of the Year Award Nomination Deadline Extended Until July 16
To ensure that all eligible depository libraries have ample time to be nominated for GPO's Federal Depository Library of the Year award, the nomination deadline has been extended from May 1, 2004 to July 16, 2004.
What is the Award?
The Federal Depository Library of the Year award provides special recognition for a library that furthers the goal of the Federal Depository Library Program by ensuring that the American public has free access to its Government's information through:
What are the Benefits of Winning? Here's What Last Year's Winner Has to Say:
"Winning the Federal Depository Library of the Year award enabled us to increase awareness of our library in the community and among our colleagues. It also gave us the "bells and whistles" we needed to raise our profile with our library board. I think any depository library could greatly benefit from winning."
Tulsa City-County Library
The chosen library will be announced at an award ceremony, which will take place during the fall 2004 Depository Library Conference and meeting of the Depository Library Council. The conference will be held in Washington, DC from October 17-20, 2004. GPO will provide travel to and lodging during the Conference for the depository coordinator and library director from the winning library.
How Do I Nominate A Library?
You are invited to nominate any Federal Depository Library, regardless of its size or type. To apply, go to:
(Past winners, libraries of current Depository Library Council members, and libraries on probation are ineligible for consideration.)