Best Practices for Storing and Retrieving Depository Materials in On-site and Off-site Storage (Final)

A Depository Library Council document with best practices for storing and retrieving depository materials in on-site and off-site storage. This document addresses issues related to depository collection moves to on-site and off-site storage, including what to do before, during, and after the move itself or when there is little time; bibliographic control issues; collaboration involving one or more depository or other libraries and/or other facilitites; and alternative sources of U.S. Government information that may be helpful for patron access during a collection move or as finding aids to help identify publications in storage.