Office of the Federal Register (OFR)

About Federal Register Public Workshops

No Federal Register workshops are currently scheduled.

As we schedule future sessions, we will announce them here as well as on Page ii of the daily Federal Register.

Online Federal Register Workshop Training Videos

The Office of the Federal Register filmed a recent Workshop and made it available for free on YouTube.

The Federal Register:  What It Is and How to Use It

Both the workshop and the tutorial include:

  1. A discussion of the regulatory process, focusing on public participation.
  2. An explanation of the relationship between the FR and CFR.
  3. A "Guided Tour" of an issue of the FR and a volume of the CFR.
  4. An introduction to FR / CFR finding aids.
  5. An introduction to using the FR and CFR online.