Federal publications recalled from libraries

December 21, 2013 by
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James R. Jacobs and Barbara Krupa of Stanford University Libraries created this list of Federal government publications that have been recalled from Federal Depository Libraries.

Entries were garnered from several resources (see below) but it may not be complete. The list was created in June of 2010 and is updated as new information is gathered.


  1. recalls 1995-2008 pdf collated by GPO staff.
  2. recalled/withdrawn items listed in GPO Admin notes.
  3. Memory Hole page listing FDLP recalls 1987 – 2000. http://www.thememoryhole.org/foi/yanked_govt_docs.htm. NOTE 4/12/2012: The memory hole is defunct. However, the site is still available in the Stanford Library FOIA archive.


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