Superintendent of Documents Public Policies

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Superintendent Of Documents Depository Guidance Document 2020-1 provides a framework for the disposition of materials from libraries relinquishing their depository designation. The Government Publishing Office (GPO) now will have a more active role in the disposition of materials from libraries leaving the FDLP in order to help build and preserve a comprehensive National Collection of U.S. Government Public Information.

SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS PUBLIC POLICY STATEMENT 2016-3

To allow regional depository libraries the option to discard certain tangible materials which have
been retained by the regional for a specified length of time and only if permanent public access
to an authenticated digital version of the discarded material is available on the U.S. Government
Publishing Office’s (GPO) online system of record.