The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is constantly working to develop and enhance the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).

GPO monitors changes and advances in technology and will often evaluate how these advances and trends might benefit the FDLP. The following is a list of projects that have been evaluated.

Archived Projects

Print On Demand
Administrative Notes (AdNotes)
Administrative Notes Technical Supplement (ANTS)
Cataloging Record Distribution Pilot Project Summary Report
CD-ROM Equivalence Project
Center for Research Libraries (CRL) - 2004
Customer Relations Program: Segmentation & Needs Assessment
Define Criteria for Disposal Prior to a 5 Year Retention
Depository Access to Reports Scientific and Technical (DARTS)
Determining the Future of Microfiche Distribution
Discontinuation of Microfiche Distribution to FDLP Libraries
DPLA eBook Pilot Project
eBooks at GPO
FDLP eXchange Archived Project Page
FDLP Forecast Study
FDLP LibGuides
Future Direction of the FDLP: Modeling Initiative
GPO Access to FDsys Transition
GPO and the LOCKSS Alliance
GPO on the Go
Library of Congress Subject Headings (e-LCSH)
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)
PURL Enhancement and Stabilization
Regional Discard Policy
Regional Online Selections Policy
Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Implications for Federal Depository Libraries
Revising the Superseded Guidelines
Strategic Plan for the Future of the FDLP
Study of FDLP Selection Mechanisms
Study of Regional Depositories
Superintendent of Documents Classification Guidelines Revision Project
Survey to Identify Essential Titles for Public Use in Paper or Other Tangible Format
Task Force on a Digital Federal Depository Library Program
The Future of the GPO Sales Program
The Historic Federal Register
The National Plan for Access to U.S. Government Information
Title 44 Revision, H.R. 5305: FDLP Modernization Act of 2018 (115th Congress, 2017-2018)
Web Publication Harvesting
Z39.50 Stress Test on Catalog of U.S. Government Publications