From the San Diego Union Tribune:
San Diego library officials have reversed a year-old decision to end the library’s 138-year tenure as an official depository for government documents, deciding instead to maintain a small collection of San Diego-specific documents.
The decision was hailed by critics who said last winter that the move would have cost the 36-branch city library system some prestige and deprived some users of access to many documents that haven’t been digitized.
Freeing up space and staff time was the goal of relinquishing the library’s status as a federal depository for government documents, but [Head librarian Misty] Jones said officials have decided it makes more sense to retain “partial selective” status in the program.
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