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
FDLP Forecast Study
Federal Publications Digitization and Public Access Files Initiatives
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
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
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Revising the Superseded Guidelines 2008-2010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

August 04, 2015
This webcast is part 13 of GPO Library Technical Services Webcast and Webinar Series A webcast, "Metadata Differences in the Catalog... Read More ...
July 30, 2015
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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
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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 ...
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