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

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
Ebooks at GPO
National Bibliographic Records Inventory Initiative (NBRII)
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 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Revising the Superseded Guidelines 2008-2010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

January 29, 2015
The next Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library Conference will be held October 19 - 21, 2015 at the... Read More...
January 29, 2015
Learn more about the change in Library Services & Content Management policy regarding the classification of Visitor/Recreation Guides for... Read More...
January 28, 2015
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking help from the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) community to fill... Read More...
January 22, 2015
A live training webinar, "USA Trade Online and the FDLP," will be presented on February 10, 2015. Register today for “USA Trade... Read More...
January 16, 2015
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