Guidance

Moving Collections and Other Disruptions to Service

A growing number of depository libraries are experiencing the need to move collections, either temporarily for renovation projects or permanently, sometimes to an off-site location. Bibliographic Access Piece-Level Records Housing Materials Disruptions In Operations Timely Access Free Public Use ...
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Visibility of the Depository Library and Collection

Your library can increase public awareness of your depository status and participation in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) by increasing the visibility of FDLP resources. This can be done by prominently displaying the FDLP library decal or by using other GPO-provided resources to help promote your depository collection and services. Promotional information can be posted on library web pages, provided at reference desks, or circulated through other venues that are ...
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Security of Library Users and Collections

Federal depository libraries need to balance the security of library collections, staff, patrons,and computer networks with the FDLP's public access requirements. Access & Security Security Measures Limited Access Privacy Laws Computer Security ...
Guidance

Physical Facilities and Collection Maintenance

  The housing and maintenance of depository materials can greatly affect free public access. Each format has specific needs Housing Materials Preservation & Protection ADA Access ...
Guidance

Free, Public Access

In a letter sent to all Depository Coordinators, Superintendent of Documents Laurie Hall addressed questions concerning access to Government resources as libraries reopen. Recognizing that local jurisdictions and parent institutions may have specific guidance to which depository libraries must adhere, for the health and safety of library staff and for those they serve, flexibility is needed during this most challenging time. For details, read the letter from Superintendent of ...
Guidance

Services and Staffing at Depository Libraries

In a letter sent to all Depository Coordinators, Superintendent of Documents Laurie Hall addressed questions concerning access to Government resources as libraries reopen.  Limited Access Access Privileges Disruptions In Operations Comparable Services When Disaster Strikes Staffing Levels Cooperation Among Libraries ...
Guidance

Access to Collections

In a letter sent to all Depository Coordinators, Superintendent of Documents Laurie Hall addressed questions concerning access to Government resources as libraries reopen. Recognizing that local jurisdictions and parent institutions may have specific guidance to which depository libraries must adhere, for the health and safety of library staff and for those they serve, flexibility is needed during this most challenging time. For details, read the letter from Superintendent of ...
Guidance

Selective Housing Agreements (SHA)

What is a Selective Housing Agreement (SHA)? A depository library may selectively house a portion of its depository publications or materials at other libraries or institutions, including other depository libraries and storage facilities. Selective Housing Agreements Selective Housing Site ...
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