The FDLP Desktop serves as a centralized resource for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), which disseminates U.S. Government information to the American public through libraries across the nation. Stay up-to-date with the latest innovations and progress of the Program and utilize various tools in order to enhance public services.

Libraries, log in with your institution's number and internal password to access depository-only content (e.g., order promotional materials).

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General Announcements

Latest News Articles

Mid-Session Review, Budget of the United States Government

The Mid-Session Review, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2010, is now available from GPO on FDsys and GPO Access. The Mid-Session Review is an annual update of estimates for Federal...

FDLP and C&I Metrics - July 2009

GPO is releasing monthly statistics on the activities of Statistics for July 2009 activites of the FDLP and the Cataloging and Indexing Program have been released.

PURL Server experiencing problems

The PURL Server is currently inaccessible. GPO is working with IT staff to restore service as soon as possible. We regret any inconvenience caused by the server problems. We will post an announcement once...

Federal Depository Libraries and GPO: Partners in Challenging Times

Libraries are facing dramatic shifts due to technological advances, severe budget cuts, library reorganizations, and more. Some of these situations require immediate action on the part of the library....

House Health Care Reform Bill Available on GPO's Federal Digital System

As lawmakers and Americans discuss health care reform, The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has made available H.R. 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, in electronic and printed...

Join the Discussion and Share Ideas on Discards and Needs & Offers

GPO Discussion Area Created on FDLP Community Site

Depository Library Spotlight for August

GPO’S FDsys Named One of the Best Government Web Sites

Public Printer Visits Birmingham Public Library

Public Printer Names New Members To Depository Library Council

Houston Public Library Celebrates 125 Years as a Federal Depository Library

FDLP and C&I Metrics - June 2009

How to Participate in GPO's Digitization Efforts

Depository Library Spotlight for July

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Additional Item Numbers for EL Versions of Congressional Publications Created

As part of LSCM’s continuing efforts to break out item numbers for EL versions of publications when possible, the following item numbers have been created. These new item numbers will also be published...

New Electronic Titles: July 2009

New Electronic Titles (NET) are now available for July 2009. These files are accessible from the New Titles section of the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP).

Change in LSCM Cataloging Practice Provider-neutral model

Library Technical Information Services (LTIS), Bibliographic Control (Cataloging) staff is making a change to cataloging practice effective August 1, 2009. The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC),...

Shelflist Records Continually Added to CGP

LSCM staff is continuing to transcribe and convert to MARC 21 the bibliographic metadata contained on the cards in GPO’s historic shelflist. The first batch of converted records was loaded into the...

New Procedures for Classifying Digital Reproductions of Monographs

With the increasing availability of digital reproductions of older U.S. Government publications, GPO has developed new procedures for assigning Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc) classification numbers...

Reporting Fugitive Documents to GPO

New Electronic Titles: April 2009

MARC Records from GPO's Shelf List

Cataloging Information on the FDLP Desktop

New Item Number Procedure for Selected Congressional Publications

Display of Additional Federal Depository Library Directory Field

Separate Record Cataloging Policy

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications Recent Enhancements

Item and Classification Changes to Library of Congress' MARC 21 Titles

SuDoc Classification Practice Change for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Hearings

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Shipping List # 2009-0171-M Cancelled

Shipping List # 2009-0171-M has been cancelled and will not be used. View a listing of Shipping Lists distributed this past week on the FDLP Desktop.

Fax Number for Claims To Be Discontinued

Beginning September 30, 2009 the claims fax number for GPO-distributed tangible products (paper and electronic products, including separates) will no longer be in use. After that date, all depository claims...

Clarification on Microfiche Shipping List Dates

Until further notice from LSCM, please allow six weeks from the date on microfiche shipping lists for receipt of the microfiche in the library. In the interest of improving customer service, LSCM has...

Separate Shipments for CFR, FR, & CR

In May, 2009, GPO started distributing paper editions of Federal Register, Congressional Record, and Code of Federal Regulations as separates rather than including them in the regular depository shipment...

The U.S. Code, 2006 Edition

The entire 2006 edition of the United States Code is now available from the U.S. Government Printing Office. The 2006 edition contains the laws enacted through the 109th Congress (ending January 3, 2007,...

Serial Set Volume Recall: Serial No. 15029

Unified Agenda (May 2009 Edition)

U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual, 2008

FY2009 Microfiche Shipping Lists

Packets to Library Coordinators

2006 U.S. Code Printing Error Identified

A New Era of Responsibility: Renewing America's Promise (FY10 Budget Overview Document)

World Factbook

Census Recall: Deadline Extended

Economic Report of the President, 2009

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FDLP on the Go

The U.S. Government Printing Office is constantly on the go as we work to improve the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and to communicate with you about the Program. FDLP on the Go, a new set...

Spring 2009 DLC Meeting Transcripts

Transcripts for the Depository Library Council Meeting held in Tampa, FL, on April 20-22, 2009 can be found in the file repository. The transcripts are provided by a third party transcription service...

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GPO Partnership Logo Now Available

GPO is pleased to announce the release of the first of its new marketing strategies for official FDLP partners. A partnership logo is now available for download by official partners from the FDLP Desktop....

Marketing GPO’s Partnerships

GPO is pleased to announce the release of a new page on the FDLP Desktop dedicated to marketing GPO’s partnerships. GPO has created new marketing strategies as a way to help our partners expand awareness...

Access STAT-USA’s Online Services

As was mentioned in a listserv posting on 02/10/2009, GPO has been working with STAT-USA to issue new passwords, create FAQs, and revise the validation form for Federal depository libraries wanting to...

GPO Announces New Partnership with GAO

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to provide permanent public access to the GAO Reports and GAO Comptroller...

PACER Access

In 2007, GPO and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts undertook a pilot to provide free public access to Federal court records at 17 Federal depository libraries through Public Access...

Homeland Security Digital Library questions

List of Federal Agency Internet Sites Partnership Renewed

Census 2000 Partnership Renewed

Browse Topics Redesign

World War II: A Digital Library

DOSFAN Partnership Renewed

"Point of Need" Services

Access to the Homeland Security Digital Library

NTIS Broadens Access to DARTS: Depository Access to Reports, Technical & Scientific

National Needs & Offers List Partner Search

STAT-USA New Passwords.
File Repository.
Library of the Year Award