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About GPO


The core mission of Keeping America Informed, dated to 1813 when Congress determined to make information regarding the work of the three branches of Government available to all Americans. The U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) provides publishing and dissemination services for the official and authentic government publications to Congress, Federal agencies, Federal depository libraries, and the American public.

GPO Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Goals
Review GPO’s Strategic Goals for FY2011–2015.

GPO’s Strategic Plan—Customer Centric and Employee Driven
Review GPO’s Strategic Plan for FY2013–2017
Review GPO’s Strategic Accomplishments for FY2012
Review GPO’s Strategic Accomplishments for FY2011
Review GPO’s Strategic Plan for FY2012–2016

Management Team
View our organizational chart and download leadership biographies.

U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore
Learn about the U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore. Visit the bookstore online or in person.

Frequently Asked Questions
General questions about GPO and specific services the agency has to offer pdf.

GPO History
View publications, photos, and videos about GPO's history

Get directions and download a map to the agency and the U.S. Goverment Bookstore.

Quick Links

GPO Newsroom/Media
Links to press releases, news reports, and high resolution images for downloading.

Opportunities, benefits, and training

FDLP Desktop
Learn about Federal Depository Libraries
and their locations.

U.S. Government Bookstore
The official online bookstore for U.S. Government publications.

Continuity of Operations Programs (COOP)
Information and the latest emergency situation status.

GPO Privacy Program
GPO's privacy practices and compliance documents

General Contact
DC metro area
toll free866.512.1800