Guidance

Moving Collections and Other Disruptions to Service

A growing number of depository libraries are experiencing the need to move collections, either temporarily for renovation projects or permanently, sometimes to an off-site location. Bibliographic Access Piece-Level Records Housing Materials Disruptions In Operations Timely Access Free Public Use ...
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Depository Collection and Development

Development involves identifying needs of library users and selecting materials appropriately. Tangible and online (EL) selections, the FDLP Basic Collection, official partnerships, the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP), govinfo, and other U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) resources comprise the collection. Selective Housing Agreements Material Retention Cooperation Among Libraries ...
Guidance

Access to Collections

In a letter sent to all Depository Coordinators, Superintendent of Documents Laurie Hall addressed questions concerning access to Government resources as libraries reopen. Recognizing that local jurisdictions and parent institutions may have specific guidance to which depository libraries must adhere, for the health and safety of library staff and for those they serve, flexibility is needed during this most challenging time. For details, read the letter from Superintendent of ...
Guidance

Selective Housing Agreements (SHA)

What is a Selective Housing Agreement (SHA)? A depository library may selectively house a portion of its depository publications or materials at other libraries or institutions, including other depository libraries and storage facilities. Selective Housing Agreements Selective Housing Site ...
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