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Thursday, July 28, 2005
Contact: Chad Cowan
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM Announces Revamp of e-Learning Website, Now Known as USALearning.Gov

The e-Training Initiative sets a new direction for the Federal workforce's one-stop source for training and development

Washington, D.C. - The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the agency that manages the e-Training Initiative component of President George W. Bush's Management Agenda, recently announced the transformation for the Governmentwide e-Learning website, Formerly, USALearning reflects the e-Training Initiative's commitment to align with other OPM e-Government initiatives (i.e., and elevate the site to that of a portal environment showcasing learning opportunities across the Federal Government.

"The revamped reflects our commitment, through the e-Training Initiative, to advancing America's workforce through one-stop access to high quality e-Learning products, tools and services," OPM Director Linda M. Springer said.

Although the governmentwide e-Learning site has a new name, the e-Training Initiative and the e-Training Service Provider Consortium will continue to provide the same high quality services that users came to expect from has several free resources available to government employees including Books 24X7, which allows users to search and view online titles; Knowledge Now, which lets users search on a particular topic and receive an answer fast; LiveTutor, a toolthat connects users to online mentors; and the Competency Management and Communities of Practice tools which support human capital efforts to train and develop the Federal workforce.

The migration to is seamless for current users. Current users can use their same user name and password to access USALearning.

Future additions to will include a Federal course catalog, providing users the ability to view for purchase across the Federal Government and an analytics server for data collection and aggregated reporting for agency-focused and Governmentwide purposes.

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OPM leads and serves the Federal Government in enterprise human resources management by delivering policies and services to achieve a trusted, effective civilian workforce. By Empowering Excellence in Government through Great People, we provide leadership and support to U.S. agencies on issues including human resources policy and oversight, background investigations, federal employee benefits, retirement services, guidance on labor-management relations, and programs to improve workforce performance. For more information, visit or follow OPM on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

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