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“Chat with GPO” Session on Authentication

Today I attended the “Chat with GPO” OPAL session, which focused on authentication and authentication for FDLP partners.Ted Priebe, GPO’s Director of Library Planning & Development (LPD) and Lisa Russell, the Manager of LPD’s Content Management unit presented material and answered questions.

Basically, LSCM wants to partner with Federal Depository Libraries and find ways to authenticate content hosted by the FDL partners. The digital signatures of authentication will indicate partnership with the FDL institution and the contact information for that institution. This is great news, especially for those FDLs also interested in hosting digital content in partnership with GPO.

The authentication session is archived on the GPO OPAL site.

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