regional depository libraries
There have been questions lately about shared regional depositories. Below is a table from the GPO Time for Change? document. Yellow indicates shared regionals within one state, and orange indicates one regional serving multiple states or areas. The same table is available as a PDF in the link below.
- Regional Depository Libraries in the 21st Century: A Time for Change?, A REPORT TO THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING, U.S. Government Printing Office (June 2008). "Existing Regional Depository Library Models," Table 1, pages 5-6
Taking another step towards the larger discussion, GPO announced the release of its "Regional Depository Libraries in the 21st Century: A Preliminary Assessment", was delivered to the JCP and is now available on the FDLP Desktop.
Add to your reading list as we enter this season of national library conferences.
Remember, a depository library program would be a terrible thing to waste....