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FEDERAL DEPOSITORY LIBRARY
The University of South Alabama (USA) Libraries have been a Federal Depository since 1968.
--Ask questions of GPO regarding problems with SuDoc classification, broken web links, shipping list problems, distribution, claim problems, etc.
DDM3: Documents Data Miner 3
Wichita State Univ. -- Library management system for U.S. government publications. 1997 to present. [One-way trip]
--Must be registered to use web site.
Amending Your Library's Selection Profile
FDLP--Guide to making changes to your library's selection profile.
Essential Titles for Public Use in Paper or Other Tangible Format
FDLP--The essential titles list is a collection of U.S. Government information resources containing critical information that the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) plans to continue disseminating in tangible format in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
FDLP PURL Reports
GPO--This site provides detailed reports on PURLs usage.
Access Restricted: Sign-in is required with FDLP username and password.
GPO -- Lists the item numbers selected or not-selected by depository libraries. [Requires IE browser to access database.]
Item Number System
FDLP--The item number system is how GPO groups materials together that are published by a government agency or sub-agency. Specific item numbers are assigned to Federal government publications that are distributed through the FDLP, and oftentimes, varying unique item numbers are assigned for specific publishing formats. An item number may be associated with a specific title and Superintendent of Documents (SuDocs) classification number or may encompass more than one publication title and classification number.
List of Classes
GPO -- The official listing in PDF format of publications available for selection by depository libraries participating in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
---Latest print edition is Nov. 2015
List of Classes -- MS Excel format
GPO -- The List of Classes is a list of agency materials that libraries are able to select for their collections, and these selections constitute the library’s item selection profile. Current List of Classes files are automatically updated on the 1st and 15th of the month and contain the following fields: SuDoc Number, Issuing Agency, Title, Geography (if a title is state-oriented), Frequency (if known), and Item Number.
List of Classes Date Files
GPO -- Current listing of the List of Classes as an [TXT version; CVS version]. These files are updated twice monthly and made available on the 1st and 15th of every month. Additional files in ASCII text are also available: Alphabetic Listing by Government Authors; List of Active Items and Stem Classes; Inactive Item Numbers; List of Classes; and List of Classes Only Item Numbers.
Superintendent of Documents Classification Guidelines Revision Project
FDLP--The goal of this project is to update the 1993 GPO Classification Manual and to have the most current SuDocs classification instructions in one place.