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Federal Depository Library Program in Maryland, Delaware, and DC

LibGuide for selective Federal depository libraries served by the University of Maryland Libraries


Depository material qualifies to be weeded from your collection in three ways:

  • Superseded publications
  • Substituted publications
  • 5-year rule

Libraries can learn about the materials their institution receives by using:

Libraries that received an item in error can forward or return the item using the following link.