FDLP

Projects

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is constantly working to develop and enhance the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).

GPO monitors changes and advances in technology and will often evaluate how these advances and trends might benefit the FDLP. The following is a list of projects that have been evaluated.

Active Projects

Ebooks at GPO
Cataloging Record Distribution Program
Depository Selection Information Management System (DSIMS)
Determining the Future of Microfiche Distribution
FDLP Forecast Study
Federal Publications Digitization and Public Access Files Initiatives
GPO Historic Shelflist
LSCM Year In Review
Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Implications for Federal Depository Libraries
Streamlining the Process: Disposition of Depository Materials
Web Archiving

Archived Projects

Administrative Notes (AdNotes) 1980-2009
Administrative Notes Technical Supplement (ANTS) 1980-2008
Cataloging Record Distribution Pilot Project 2009-2010
CD-ROM Equivalence Project 2011
Center for Research Libraries (CRL) 2004
Customer Relations Program: Segmentation & Needs Assessment 2009-2011
Define Criteria for Disposal Prior to a 5 Year Retention 2004
Depository Access to Reports Scientific and Technical (DARTS) 2007-2011
Future Direction of the FDLP: Modeling Initiative 2010-2011
The Future of the GPO Sales Program 2004
GPO Access to FDsys Migration 2010-2012
GPO and the LOCKSS Alliance 2010-2011
Handles 2008
Library of Congress Subject Headings (e-LCSH) 2005
PURL Enhancement and Stabilization 2009-2010
Print on Demand 2004
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) 2006-2007
Revising the Superseded Guidelines 2008-2010
Strategic Plan for the Future of the FDLP 2008-2009
Study of FDLP Selection Mechanisms 2006
Study of Regional Depositories 2008-2009
Survey to Identify Essential Titles for Public Use in Paper or Other Tangible Format 2003
Web Publication Harvesting 2006-2008
Z39.50 Stress Test on Catalog of U.S. Government Publications 2009-2010

News & Events

October 01, 2014
The FDLP PURL Referral Reporting Tool has been restored and is now available for use. Thank you for your patience as staff at the... Read More...
October 01, 2014
Would you like to demonstrate your specialized expertise with Government documents, or take a local presentation you’ve done to a... Read More...
October 01, 2014
The 2014 fall meeting of the Depository Library Council will be a virtual event held December 2-4, 2014. Each day, the sessions will... Read More...
September 30, 2014
The live training webinar, "Discovering a Gold Mine of U.S. Government Information: Exploring the HathiTrust Catalog and Its Rich... Read More...
September 29, 2014
A webcast, "Getting to Know MetaLib Resources," is now available for viewing. Duration: 17 minutes Speaker: Kathryn Campbell,... Read More...
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