Government Information in the Digital Age: The Once and Future Federal Depository Library Program
by James A. Jacobs, James R. Jacobs, and Shinjoung Yeo
Journal of Academic Librarianship, (May 2005), Vol.31, No.3, pp198-208.

Rapid technological change has caused some to question the need for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). We argue that the traditional roles of FDLP libraries in selecting, acquiring, organizing, preserving, and providing access to and services for government information are more important than ever in the digital age.

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Official online version: doi:10.1016/j. acalib.2005.02.006

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