Cataloging Record Distribution Program for FY2021


he U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) will initiate the tenth year of the record distribution process, titled the Cataloging Record Distribution Program.  It will begin on October 1, 2020 and will run through September 30, 2021. Participation in the program this physical year includes 245 libraries, and there are 40 open slots.

The main criteria to join the program is to be a depository library.  It is also required to profile to receive at least 10 records a month, retrieve the files promptly and load them into the library’s online catalog and to participate in an annual survey.

The openings fill up quickly!  However, a few libraries do drop during the year for various reasons, so if your library is interested, please ask to be on the waiting list for FY 2022

There is a waiting list, so please contact either Kathy Bayer or Lara Flint at GPO.  They can be reached at 202-512-1119 or at [email protected].

Questions or comments about the project should be submitted to GPO using askGPO.

Technical support is provided by MARCIVE.  Existing CRDP libraries should contact MARCIVE with any questions about profiling, formatting, and receipt of files, as well as other technical concerns.

FY2019-2020 Participating Libraries 

Air University

Alabama A&M University

Arkansas State Library

Arkansas State University Jonesboro

Ashland University

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library

Atlanta University Center

Auburn University

Boston Public Library

California State University Fullerton

Calvin College

Capital University

Central Washington University

Chicago Public Library

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland State University

Colgate University

College of San Mateo

Colorado Mesa University

Connecticut College

Davenport Public Library

Davidson County Public Library

Denver Public Library

District of Columbia Public Library

Downey City Library

Drake Univ. Law Library

Drew University

East Carolina University

East Central University

East Stroudsburg University

Eastern N. Mexico University

El Paso Public Library

Farmington Public Library

Fayetteville State University

Ferris State University

Fisk University

Florida State University

Free Public Library of Elizabeth

Free Public Library of Woodbridge

Furman University

Gary Public Library

Grand Rapids Public Library

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Harford Community College

Harvard University

Harvard University Law School

Heidelburg University

Hiram College

Hofstra University

Houston Public Library

Illinois State Library

IIisagvik College, Tuzzy Consortium Library

Indiana State University Terre Haute

Indianapolis Public Library

Inglewood Public Library

La Crosse Public Library

Lake-Sumter Community College

Lamar University

Langston University

Lee College

LaRoche College

Las Vegas-Clark County Public Library

Law Library of San Bernardino County

Loras College

Longview Public Library

Loyola University New Orleans Law Library

Marshall University

McKendree University

Mercer University Law

Miami University

Middlebury College

MiddleHtown Thrall Library

Millersville University

Missouri Southern University

Monmouth County Library System

Montana State Library

Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library

Murray State University

Muskingum University

Nashua Public Library

Nashville Public Library

National Defense University

Nebraska Library Commission

New Hampshire State Library

New Jersey State Library

N.M. Inst. of Mining & Technology

New York Law School Library

Newark Public Library

North Carolina Central University Law

Northern Arizona University

Oakland Public Library

Oakton Community College

Oberlin College

Ocean County College

Ohio University

Olivet Nazarene University

Orange County Public Law Library

Oregon Institute of Technology

Oregon State Library

Otterbein University

Ouachita Baptist University

Pasadena Public Library

Pontifical Catholic Univ. Puerto Rico

Pontifical Catholic Univ. Puerto Rico Law

Portland State University

Post University Traurig Library

Principia College

Public Library of Stockton & Joaquin County

Queens Public Library

Rider University

Rogers State University

Rutgers University Camden Law

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Rutgers University Newark Law

Saint Anselm College

Saint John's University Law

Saint Mary's University Blume Library

San Bernardino County Law Library

San Antonio College

Sarah Lawrence College

Schoolcraft College

Scranton Public Library

Shawnee State University

Sonoma County Library

South Carolina State Library

South Dakota State University

South Texas College of Law

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Southern Oregon University

St. Thomas University

State Law Library of Louisiana

State Law Library of Montana

State Library of North Carolina

Stetson University College of Law

Stony Brook University

SUNY New Paltz

Swarthmore College

Tennessee State Library & Archives

Tennessee State University

Texas Lutheran University

The Citadel

Thiel College

Trinity College

Troy University

Tulane University

Tulane University Law

Union College

U.S. Dept. of Education

U.S. Dept. of Justice

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

U.S. Naval Academy

Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville

Univ. of Akron

University of Alaska, Anchorage

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

University of Arizona Law Library

University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas, Little Rock

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Central Oklahoma

University of Colorado, Co Springs

University of Dayton

University of Georgia School of Law

University of Guam

University of IIlinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois, Springfield

University of Mary Washington

University of Mount Union

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada Law

University of New Mexico

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

University of Northern Iowa

University of Pennsylvania

University of San Francisco

University of Tennessee-Knoxville Hodges Library

University of Tennessee-Knoxville Law Library

University of Texas, Arlington

University of the South

University of Toledo

University of Vermont

University of Virginia’s College at Wise

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming Law

Upper Iowa University

Valley City State University

University of Toledo

Valparaiso University

Vernon Parish Library

Washington State University

Washoe County Law Library

Wayne State College

Wake Forest University

Wesleyan University

West Chester Univ

West Texas A&M Univ

West Virginia State University

Western Kentucky University

Western New Mexico University

Western State College

Whitman College

Yale University Law

Youngstown State University


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