FDLP

Projects

The U.S. Government Publishing 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

Cataloging Record Distribution Program
Depository Selection Information Management System (DSIMS)
Determining the Future of Microfiche Distribution
Ebooks at GPO
Federal Publications Digitization and Public Access Files Initiatives
Historic Federal Register
LSCM Year in Review
National Bibliographic Records Inventory Initiative (NBRII)
National Plan for Access to Government Information
Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Implications for Federal Depository Libraries
Streamlining the Process: Disposition of Depository Materials
Superintendent of Documents Classification Guidelines Revision Project
Trustworthy Digital Repository (TDR) Audit 
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
FDLP Forecast Study 2010-2015
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 Historic Shelflist 2012-2014
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Revising the Superseded Guidelines 2008-2010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

May 26, 2016
Beginning in July 2016, Public Health Reports (PHR) (HE 20.30:, item number 0497-A-01), the official journal of the U.S. Public... Read More ...
May 24, 2016
Many Federal depository libraries display the handy, “How to Locate a U.S. Government Publication” poster near their FDLP collection. It guides... Read More ...
May 24, 2016
A live training webinar, "CFPB: Your Money, Your Goals," will be presented on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Register today for “CFPB:... Read More ...
May 19, 2016
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is pleased to announce that an updated PURL Usage Tool is coming this June, with new... Read More ...
May 16, 2016
A live training webinar, "Increasing Veterans’ Access with eBenefits," will be presented on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Register today for... Read More ...
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