News

  • New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for November 2021. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S… Read More
  • The 2021 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries is set to launch on January 26, 2022, and run through March 9, 2022. You can now download a preview of the… Read More
  • FDLP shipments had been held for libraries that were unable to process new shipments due to temporary COVID measures. Since July 2020, library staff have been… Read More
  • Register to attend the live training webinar, "New and High Frequency Data Products." Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 Time: 2:00 p… Read More
  • Are you a recently or soon-to-be retired member of the FDLP community? GPO wants to congratulate you on FDLP.gov! Reach out to Library Services & Content… Read More
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LibGuides

The LibGuides team has been working on winter maintenance. Please help us by checking your community Guides for some frequently overlooked issues:

  • Verify contact information and depository website link is correct. If possible, link directly to your FDLP page. Changes may be made through askGPO.
  • Ensure Congress.gov link name and URL match to Congress.gov. (Thomas. gov is incorrect.)
  • Ensure link name and URL match to govinfo (GPO Access and FDsys are incorrect.)
  • Change any American Fact Finder links to data.census.gov.
  • Update your link to the CIA Factbook to https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/.

Happy New Year, and please consider submitting your LibGuides in 2022.

COVID-19 Toolkit

Use the COVID-19 Toolkit to access information for your staff on FDLP operations, reliable resources for FDLP patrons, and downloadable images

UncleSam

If you have any comments and feedback, FDLP wants to hear from you!

microfiche gone

Microfiche will be phased out as a format for selection by FDLP libraries. Learn more.

P. Yannarella retirement image

Phil Yannarella has worked in Government documents at Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library for 45 Years (since 1977) and at the University of Nebraska, prior to that. The staff at congratulates Phil on his retirement. Thank you for your tireless service to the FDLP, Phil!

Shaw

Jim Shaw served on the DLC from 2015-2018, ending as Chair in 2018. He continues to serve as the Government Documents Librarian at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, in his 25th year in that role. Jim is also the Collections Coordinator.

nevada

Nevada State Library joined FDLP in 1864 (a year before Nevada statehood), making them the 17th oldest known depository. Their collection boasts the 1860 Nevada census, the first census taken in Nevada, USGS surveys back to 1886, papers from the Civil War (War of the Rebellion, including the Confederate papers) through to the Vietnam War, and Congressional documents back to the 1840s!