Official Communication of the FDLP

  • Last Updated: January 21, 2022
  • Published: October 15, 2012

 News & Events

News & Events is the official communication channel for GPO to notify depository library staff of FDLP news, webinars, and other depository related information. News & Events replaced the FDLP-L Listserv in 2012.

One person at each depository library is required to be signed up to News & Events. The depository coordinator is typically that person, but more than one person can sign up to receive these messages. Some are more than just informational and may call for your response, such as a requirement to submit the Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries.

There is an archive of past News & Events; however, it is not complete as time sensitive announcements are removed.

Sign up for email or RSS of News & Events. is the official Web site for the Federal Depository Library Program.

Social Media

GPO has various social media profiles. For a list and links see the main page of

Contact GPO

There are several ways to contact GPO:

  • askGPO - Submit questions about the management of depository libraries or other questions about the FDLP by topic. 
  • Email FDLPOutreach @
  • Phone 202-512-1119
  • Mail: Library Services and Content Management
    U.S. Government Publishing Office
    732 North Capitol Street NW
    Mail Stop: IDED
    Washington, DC 20401

Historical Communication

Administrative Notes (AdNotes) (1980-2009)

From 1980 to December 2009, the Administrative Notes newsletter served to inform the Federal depository library community about policies, procedures, and news relating to the Federal Depository Library Program. The online archive goes back to 1996; earlier copies may be found at depository libraries.

Administrative Notes Technical Supplement (ANTS)

Another earlier newsletter, this resource provided classification, cataloging, and item number updates as well as depository designation information. View online issues back to 1996. ANTS is the precursor to WebTech Notes.