October 13, 2015

Milestones: GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) Hits One Billion Retrievals

From the U.S. Government Printing Office:

The U.S. Government Printing Office’s (GPO) Federal Digital System (FDsys) has achieved the milestone of one billion document retrievals.

The one billionth document retrieved on FDsys was a Federal Register notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

2014-04-08_10-11-14The most retrieved item on FDsys is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), with more than 14 million retrievals since the law was passed in March 2010.

FDsys offers free public access to nearly one million searchable titles, and that number continues to grow every day.

See Also: FDsys Video Tutorials

See Also: Happy Fifth Birthday to FDsys (January 15, 2014)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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