April 23, 2014

GPO Releases Some Preliminary Data from 2011 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries

From an Article Appearing in the May 2012 Issue of FDLP Connection: In 2011, submissions were received from 1181 depository libraries, resulting in a ninety-eight percent response rate from FDLP participants. Of these, 837 were from academic libraries (including law schools), 197 from public libraries, 78 from state or state court libraries, 56 from Federal […]

ACRL Posts Letter to GPO re: Multistate Depository Libraries

The full text of a letter dated November 2, 2011 from Joyce L. Ogburn, ACRL President to William Boarman, Public Printer of the United States and Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents is now posted on the ACRL Insider blog. Before sharing the full text of the letter, Ogburn writes: We recognize that there are […]

U.S.: Federal Depository Library User Survey Report Released

From the Federal Depository Library Program Web Site: In its efforts to address the value of Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) membership and to determine baseline outcomes-based performance measures, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), working with Outsell, Inc. and the Depository Library Council, developed a survey for depository library users. The survey ran from […]