FDLP

Federal Depository Libraries

The United States Government is the largest publisher in the world. It distributes materials in a variety of formats, including electronic, CD, microfiche, and paper. As part of its publishing program, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) distributes certain classes of Government documents free of cost to designated libraries throughout the United States and its territories.These libraries are known as Federal depository libraries.

Federal depository libraries must offer free, public access to their Federal collections, even if the depository library is part of a private academic institution. In addition, information specialists are available at these libraries to assist the American public to locate Federal information.

Use the map below to locate a local Federal depository library or use the advanced search.

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News & Events

July 30, 2015
Do you have historic photos from inside your library? Have you captured current photos of your library facility, events, and... Read More ...
July 29, 2015
If you haven’t yet signed up to present an educational program or poster at the fall Depository Library Council Meeting & Federal... Read More ...
July 28, 2015
A live training webinar, "Using Census Records for Genealogy," will be presented on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Register today for “Using... Read More ...
July 28, 2015
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking a new Chief of Library Technical Services (LTS) to oversee one of three... Read More ...
July 23, 2015
A live training webinar, "Depository Item Number System," will be presented on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Register today for “Depository... Read More ...
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