FDLP

Notable Numbers

GPO’s Library Services & Content Management contributes to and supports four statutory programs:

  • The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)
  • The Cataloging & Indexing Program (C&I)
  • The International Exchange Service (IES)
  • The By-Law Program

Notable numbers provides a snapshot of the work done to support these programs, as well as the results of that work.

FY 2019 Highlights at a Glance

  • There were 29,030,087 successful searches of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019.
  • In the FDLP eXchange, there were 225 libraries offering in 36 regions, and 67 libraries posted needs in the FDLP eXchange.
  • GPO staff visited 55 depository libraries in 13 states.
  • Nine libraries became Preservation Stewards, and two libraries became Digital Content Contributors.
  • FDLP LibGuides had more than 30,000 views to the 82 guides offered.
  • The FDLP Academy hosted 36 webinars, with more than 3,955 combined registrants.
  • A total of 84 participants—41 participants in the fall 2018 cohort and 43 participants in the spring 2019 cohort— received a certificate of completion from the FDLP Coordinator Certificate Program.
  • GPO has increased the size of the FDLP Web Archive collection to 22.2 TB, with 189,000,000 URLs crawled.
  • 185 Federal depository libraries, or 16.5% of all depositories, are participating in the Cataloging Record Distribution Program.
  • Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government saw 1,246,219 user sessions.
  • FDLP.gov saw 215,605 user sessions.

In FY 19, LSCM staff:

  • Added 22,602 new cataloging records to the CGP, of which 15,546 (or 69%) contained PURLs to full-text publications.
  • Checked in 33,873 serial issues to the CGP and created 523 publication patterns for serial titles.
  • Identified 4,296 previously-uncataloged Serial & Integrated Resource (IR) titles and created new bibliographic records.
  • Distributed 3,639 titles to FDLP libraries.
  • Distributed 713,616 copies of materials to FDLP libraries.
  • Responded to 5,387 askGPO inquiries.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Statistics:

  • Authority records: 1,431 authority records created & updated
    • NACO: 1,385 name authority records created & updated
    • SACO: 46 subject authority records created & updated
  • BIBCO: 10,002 records created
  • CONSER:
    • Authenticated records: 2,788
    • Maintenance of CONSER records: 510
    • Maintenance of non-CONSER records: 205