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Research Report
October 1, 2009

Documents for a Digital Democracy

A Model for the Federal Depository Library Program in the 21st Century

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) retained Ithaka S+R to conduct a comprehensive study on the state of the Federal Library Depository Program (FDLP) and to recommend how to respond to changes in an increasingly digital, networked environment that have caused a decline in incentives for libraries to participate in the Program. Following a thorough examination of the Program’s current state, this report suggests a vision for the program: seamless, no…