GTO News

April 4, 2023

It’s National School Librarian Day

Shout out today to the unsung heroes of education – your local school librarian!  School librarians are essential for success.  They provide classroom support, connect students with digital and print resources, and help to shape lifelong learners.

National School Librarian Day is the perfect time to recognize all that our local media specialists give to schools and students.  Take time to thank a school librarian today!

GTO Upcoming

GTO Coach & Go

The GTO team will help you navigate notifications and automations in the system.

Live today at 2:00 EST on Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Fast Break

Time Out!! Fast Break is a brief, bi-weekly segment highlighting a system update or feature.

Check for Fast Breaks on the GTO community forum.

Destination Dispatch

The DD team will return on April 13th at 11:00 AM (note the special time!) Jim, Stevie G., and Keith will connect with James Wood from Marketing Liverpool, England to share great group tips when you visit.

In the meantime, revisit your favorite episodes on the GTO YouTube channel.

Office Hours

Office Hours

The spring travel season is here – and that means long days and little downtime for you! To help reduce your workload, we are temporarily suspending scheduled GTO office hours.

Beginning Monday, March 13th, we’ll skip the scheduled meeting times so you can focus on your business.

However, support is still available!  Any new supplier or help desk requests can go directly to Help@GTONetwork.comBe sure to put the word HELP in the subject line.

If you have other onboarding questions, please email

Office hours will return once the busy season slows – we’ll keep you posted!

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Check for Updates

GTO Updates

New Procedures for Unresponsive Suppliers

The GTO Accuracy Guru team works tirelessly to ensure you have the most current supplier information.  However, there are times when even our best efforts don’t get a response.

Here’s how we’re handling it:

  1. You request a supplier.
  2. The Accuracy Guru team creates a new supplier in the GTO system or tries to contact the supplier for updated pricing within 24 business hours.
  3. If there is no response, the team follows up every 3 days for 21 days via phone, email, and voicemail.
  4. If there is still no response after 21 days, the request will be moved to “unresponsive status” and you will be notified via email.
  5. Once moved to unresponsive, the supplier request is closed.

If you have information for the supplier or still require their information for an active proposal, please submit another request.  We will then continue to try to connect with the supplier periodically for another 21 days.

Community Forum

Don’t forget to check the Community Forum for system updates, advice, and more!  Check the My Apps tab in GTO.


We have an easy way for you to submit a Help Desk request!  Just send an email to and BE SURE TO PUT THE WORD HELP IN THE SUBJECT LINE.  This will automatically create a ticket and will email you updates as your ticket is being worked on.

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