FDLP

60. Management of Withdrawals

Title 44 U.S.C. §1912 authorizes regional depository libraries to manage the withdrawal of material from selective depository libraries in their state or region. Regional libraries also oversee the process of substitution within the state or region. Regional libraries must create procedures for selective libraries to follow when discarding and substituting depository material. Material may not be disposed of until the regional library has given permission to do so. Discarding depository material is a privilege granted by the regional library and not a right of the selective library. The regional library may refuse to grant permission for disposal of any publication that it feels should be kept by one of its depositories for a longer period of time.

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July 27, 2016
Next week, a packet will be mailed to all Federal depository library coordinators about the upcoming celebration of Constitution Day... Read More ...
July 25, 2016
A live training webinar, "Implementing the Regional Discard Policy: Updates and Q&A," will be presented on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.... Read More ...
July 20, 2016
The staff at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is planning ahead for Federal Depository Library Program events in 2017.... Read More ...
July 19, 2016
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has three vacancies for the position of Supervisory Librarian (Technical Services) in... Read More ...
July 18, 2016
New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for June 2016. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S.... Read More ...
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