FDLP

56. Material Retention

Regional depository libraries must receive and retain at least one copy of all Federal government publications made available under the FDLP in printed form, microfiche, or tangible electronic (e.g. DVD) format. Regional libraries may discard depository materials that have been authorized for regional discard by the Superintendent of Documents, such as superseded items, or those later issued in bound form. A Selective Housing Agreement between the regional library and another depository library is a mechanism to ensure that a tangible copy is available if a regional library is not able to maintain the tangible collection in a library facility under their library administration.

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June 25, 2018
Register to attend the live training webinar, "Beginning Genealogical Research at the National Archives." Date: Wednesday, July 25,... Read More ...
June 25, 2018
Register to attend the live training webinar, "USGS Library Materials for Natural Hazards." Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 Time:... Read More ...
June 20, 2018
Staff from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) will be attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in New... Read More ...
June 19, 2018
GPO recently implemented stricter security rules in response to the White House, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memorandum... Read More ...
June 19, 2018
Register to attend the live training webinar, "FDLP eXchange: The Live Site vs. The Training Site.” Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018 Time:... Read More ...
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