depository library


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depos′itory li`brary


n.
a library designated by law to receive all or a selection of U.S. government publications.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depository library - a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
athenaeum, atheneum - a place where reading materials are available
carrell, cubicle, carrel, stall - small individual study area in a library
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
circulating library, lending library - library that provides books for use outside the building
reading room - a room set aside for reading
stacks - storage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored
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The Farmington Public Library serves a culturally-diverse community of patrons, and Betty Decker feels that the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) helps the library provide services and support to the varied cultural groups in the region.
She also explains how some smaller public libraries are now eligible to join the Federal Depository Library Program to receive only electronic materials.
Eighty-four HathiTrust member libraries also participate in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), (7) and most other member libraries include federal documents in their collections.
These include the Children's Internet Protection Act, the Federal Depository Library Program, and the USA PATRIOT Act.
The resource also informs learners about the Federal Depository Library Program and the Federal Digital System, which provides free electronic access to federal government publications such as the Congressional Record and the Federal Register.
Government Publishing Office's Depository Library Council.
Government Printing Office's Federal Depository Libraries of the Year recognition at the 2012 Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library Conference.
As the Federal Depository Library program shifted from print to online, government documents librarians around the country retired or were reassigned, and print collections were de-accessioned.
The First Vice Prime Minister underlined importance of opening of NATO depository library in Kyrgyzstan and thanked for the provided opportunity of teleconference call with NATO headquarters in Brussels under Virtual Silk Road Project.
Get together your chapter for a tour of the local government depository library.
He incorporates changes as of July 2007 on the US Patent and Trademark Office's patent searching website, and the current resources available at the Patent and Trademark Depository Library system.
This legislation was the antecedent of GPO's Federal Depository Library Program, under which today we distribute the broadest possible spectrum of government publications in print and online formats to some 1,200 public, academic, law, and other libraries located in virtually every congressional district across the Nation, to be used by millions of Americans free of charge every year.

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