FDLP

Federal Depository Libraries

The United States Government is the largest publisher in the world. It distributes materials in a variety of formats, including electronic, CD, microfiche, and paper. As part of its publishing program, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) distributes certain classes of Government documents free of cost to designated libraries throughout the United States and its territories.These libraries are known as Federal depository libraries.

Federal depository libraries must offer free, public access to their Federal collections, even if the depository library is part of a private academic institution. In addition, information specialists are available at these libraries to assist the American public to locate Federal information.

Use the map below to locate a local Federal depository library or use the advanced search.

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News & Events

September 30, 2016
The 2016 Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library Conference, coming up October 17 – 19 in Arlington,... Read More ...
September 29, 2016
Reminder to all Federal depository libraries: All new tangible items added to item selection profiles during FY16 will become active... Read More ...
September 28, 2016
Reminder - The cutoff date for adding new item numbers to library item selection profiles is today, Wednesday, September 28, 2016. New... Read More ...
September 28, 2016
Phase I of the Regional Discard Policy implementation is now under way. Regional depository libraries are invited to submit discard... Read More ...
September 28, 2016
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is honored that Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government has been selected as one of the... Read More ...
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