Resources for the California State Plan for U.S. Government Information

In response to a call from the United States Superintendent of Documents, Francis J. Buckley, Jr., in August 2001, librarians from Federal Depository Libraries in the State of California began to draft a State Plan to assist in coordinating the statewide collection and preservation of U.S. government information distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program. This web site hosts the documents, working drafts, and resources associated with development of the California State Plan.

California State Plan

Working Papers

Related Articles and Resources

"State Plans: Their Development and Potential for Regional Depository Libraries Participating in the GPO Depository Program," by Sandra K. Faull. Government Information Quarterly , Volume 2, Number 2/1985, pp. 157-167.

"How to Draft a State Plan," by Stephen Henson and Paula Kaczmarek. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Federal Depository Library Conference April 20 - 23, 1998

"State and Regional Service Strategies for an Electronic Federal Depository Library Program," by Daniel P. O'Mahoney, Journal of Government Information 23(4): 427-434.

Depository Library Council Recommendations and Responses, April 13-15, 1981
[Recommendations #1 and #8 – State Plans]

(Documents in PDF format can be viewed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.)