Depository Libraries

Some articles on libraries, depository, depository libraries:

Federal Depository Library Program - Responsibilities and Maintaining Depository Status
... Libraries with depository status are required to provide the documents received at no cost to their patrons ... Though they receive the publications free of charge, depository libraries are responsible for the costs of processing the items and making them available ... All depository libraries must make their collections of these documents available to the general public, and the services provided for government documents must be on par with ...
Federal Depository Library Program - Retention of Documents
... Depository libraries must keep government documents in their collections for five years minimum, after which time the item can be removed from the collection but only with the ... for disposal must be offered first to the regional, then to other depository libraries (44 U.S.C ... All depository libraries, including regional libraries, may dispose of items that have been superseded or issued later in bound form (44 U.S.C ...

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