About the FDLP
Contains information about the Federal Depository Library Program
22 Biennial Survey
The purpose of the Biennial Survey is to report on conditions in the depository libraries. Required by law (44 USC §1909) the Biennial Survey gathers data from all the depository libraries every 2 years.
43 Federal Depository Library Council
Contains information about the Federal Depository Library Council to the Public Printer.
17 Library of the Year
The Federal Depository Library of the Year award provides special recognition for a library that furthers the goal of the Federal Depository Library Program by ensuring that the American public has free access to its Government's information.
255 GPO Projects
Current and archived files from FDLP-related projects.
Guidance for LSCM operations as provided through Superintendent of Documents policies.
83 LSCM Performance Metrics
Summary of the activities of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and the Cataloging and Indexing Programs (C&I).
Includes a variety of reports that have been compiled regarding the FDLP.
5 LSCM Year In Review
The Year in Review chronicles LSCM activities for a fiscal year.
25 Regional Depositories
Documents related to libraries in the FDLP that are designated as regional depository libraries. These depositories have the added responsibilities to provide ILL and reference support to the selective depository libraries in their region. Regional depositories also ensure there is a comprehensive collection of U.S. government publications within the region they serve.
9 Strategic Plan for the FDLP
Presentations and discussions for background information regarding the Strategic Plan for the Federal Depository Library Program.
Collection of depository library director responses pertaining to the value of a Federal Depository Library.
Community Training Summary 05/22/2013
A summary of the Community Training Program
Depository Library Act of 1962 08/22/2007
The Federal Depository Library Act of 1962 increased to two the number of depository libraries permitted per congressional district, added libraries from independent Federal agencies, authorized establishment of regional depositories, and provided for distribution of non-GPO publications.
This purpose of this handbook is to outline the steps necessary to initiate, carry through, and conclude the designation process.
The authority for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and the legal obligations of designated Federal depository libraries are found in 44 United States Code §§ 1901‐1916.
The FDLP Desktop serves as a centralized resource for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), which disseminates U.S. Government information to the American public through libraries across the nation. Stay up-to-date with the latest innovations and progress of the Program and utilize various tools in order to enhance public services.
Libraries, log in with your institution's number and internal password to access depository-only content (e.g., order promotional materials).