FDLP

Revised Substitution Guidelines for Selectives

GPO revised the guidelines for selective depository libraries to substitute tangible depository materials for access to online government information dissemination products. Guidelines for Depository Libraries: Substituting Online for Tangible Versions of Depository Publications by Selectives can be found under Collection Management.

In addition to enumerating the substitution criteria, the Guidelines provides assistance in working with your regional, determining if a publication meets the criteria, considering issues and best practices before substituting, and dealing with the tangible publications.

Guidelines for Depository Libraries: Substituting Online for Tangible Versions of Depository Publications by Selectives became effective on 05/22/2009 and supersedes Guidelines: Substituting Electronic for Tangible Versions of Depository Publications, dated 09/24/2008.

News & Events

June 23, 2016
Think about the exceptional Federal depository libraries in your area. Do they go above and beyond and deserve special recognition... Read More ...
June 22, 2016
 A live training webinar, "Your Public Library: First Stop for Government Information/Tu Biblioteca Pública: Primera Destinación para... Read More ...
June 21, 2016
Staff from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) will be attending the American Library Association’s (ALA’s) 2016 Annual... Read More ...
June 20, 2016
 A live training webinar, "Selected Advanced Features of USA Trade Online and DataWeb," will be presented on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.... Read More ...
June 20, 2016
A live training webinar, "Overview of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Complaint Data Availability," will be presented on... Read More ...
View All

ben small banner 1

Visit Ben's guide for free educational content on the workings of the U.S. Government and U.S. history.   

cover image for video

GPO launched www.govinfo.gov, ushering in a new, dynamic way for the public to discover and access Government information. View the video for more information.

Get Connected to GPO

  • facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • booktalks
  • pinterest
  • instagram
  • linkedin30px2