Collection Management

Documents regarding the building, organizing and maintaining a tangible and electronic collection are located here.


Miscellaneous documents that are helpful or needed in order to manage electronic or tangible collections.

Information about the depository shipments you receive in the mail.

The official listing of publications available for selection by depository libraries.

Text (.txt) lists of which Federal depository libraries select which item numbers. Files are updated weekly and posted on Friday.

Statistical reports of PURL usage (2001 – February, 2016) that determine how often PURLs are accessed through library catalogs and Web pages. Reports dated after February, 2016 are not available in the File Repository. For access to more recent monthly reports, log into the FDLP PURL Usage Reporting Tool.