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

October 08, 2015
The FDLP Basic Collection has been revised and updated. The key U.S. Government information resources identified in the Basic... Read More ...
October 08, 2015
A live training webinar, "Marketplace.cms.gov: The Official Marketplace Information Source for Assisters and Outreach Partners," will be... Read More ...
October 08, 2015
A live training webinar, "Incorporating Federal Social Media Accounts into Reference and Instruction: Tips, Tricks, and Potential... Read More ...
October 07, 2015
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has achieved a milestone in the production of secure border credentials. GPO employees... Read More ...
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