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Federal Depository Basics
Susanne Caro
Government Document Librarian
University of Montana
Flora Shrode
Utah State University
Wednesday, August 6
What we will cover
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What is a Federal Depository Library
Types of Depositories
Selecting, Weeding
The GPO
Types of Publications
Online resources
Print Resources
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What is a federal depository?
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Types of depositories
Regional
• Collects most gov. pubs.
• Comprehensive
collection
• Supports selectives
• Do not weed
• 45 regionals as of Aug
2014
Selective
• Collects some gov.
pubs.
• Tend to be smaller
• Can weed collections
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Selecting
•FDLP Basic Collection (http://www.fdlp.gov/requirementsguidance/collections-and-databases/1442-basic-collection)
•Selection by Classes
•Documents Data Miner 2 (DDM2)
• Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal
Depository Library Program
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Weeding
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5 year rule
Superseeding
Substitution
Permission of the regional library
No financial benefit
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Other State
Depositories
Selective
Regional
Depositories
-national
Other libraries,
institutions
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The FDLP is under the Government
Printing Office –GPO
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By law (44 U.S. Code Chapter 19),
the GPO is responsible for the production and
distribution of information products and
services for all three branches of the Federal
Government….
and provides access to…
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Wonderful things
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FDSys: the Federal Digital System
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FDSys: Federal Digital System
• Official website of the U.S. Government
Printing Office (GPO)
(http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/)
• Formerly known as GPO Access
• Official, Digital, Secure
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USA.gov
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USA.gov
• Interagency initiative intended to be a
government-wide portal
• USA.gov went online on September 22, 2000
under the name FirstGov.gov. The GSA and 22
federal agencies funded the initiative in 2001
and 2002.
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Catalog of Government Publications
catalog.gpo.gov
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MetaLib Multi-Source Search from
GPO
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Metalib.gpo.gov
Source databases that MetaLib searches:
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Census.gov – population & economic info
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Available from Census.gov:
• Data about population & software
• Geographic information—software,
maps, definitions
• Economic indicators & census
• Demographic details—age, sex,
births, deaths, migration
• Employment data
• Income & poverty
• Families
• Housing
• Health
• International trade
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Census QuickFacts
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American FactFinder
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Advanced Search
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MedlinePlus
(http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/)
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Additional Resources
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Bureau of Labor Statistics www.bls.gov
Contains information on: employment, occupations, consumers, economy
Kids.gov
Contains information on: Just about everything, but geared towards children. Has
games and videos.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids http://beta.fdlp.gov/
Contains information on: U.S. government and history
Notable Documents List: History and Bibliography
http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/Notable_Documents_Bibliography
A historic list (back to 1983) of some of the best government resources. Current
editions published in Library Journal
Statistical Abstract http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
Contains statistical information on: everything. This resource was produced by the
Census Bureau, but ceased in 2013. The 2012 edition still has great information
and can lead you to the agency responsible for generating the information.
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Print Resources
Bureau of Labor Statistics Information Guide, U.S. Department of Labor. 2014. 56pg. SuDoc: L 2. 46/3:in 3/5
Learn about the United States: quick civics lessons for the naturalization test. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services, 29 pages, includes CD. SuDoc: HS 8.2:L 47/2013.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War. Center of Military History, United States Army, Washington DC.
SuDoc: D 114.2:C 49/2.
Forest Pest Insects in North America: A Photographic Guide, FHTET-2012-02, September 2013. 172pg. SuDoc:
A13.110/18:2012-02.
Cultural Landscape Reports, National Park Service and Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation. SuDoc:
I29.86.
Manning, Jennifer, Brudnick, Ida. Women in the United States Congress, 1917-2014.
Biographical and Committee Assignment Information, and Listings by State and Congress. Congressional
Research Service. February 18, 2014. 107 pg. SuDoc: LC 14.2:W 841.
The CIA world Factbook. CIA. 486 pg. SuDoc: PREX 3.15:2012-13.
Health, United States, 2012: With Special Feature on Emergency Care. National Center for Health Statistics.
Hyattsville, MD. 2013. 505 pg. SuDoc: HE 20.7042/6:2012.
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Questions?
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