Partnerships with the Government Publishing Office (GPO)
UNT as a Preservation Steward
As a Preservation Steward, UNT is committed to retaining tangible depository resources and has taken on the additional responsibilities for preserving these materials, which may includes both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments.
The UNT Libraries became a Preservation Steward of U.S. Government Publications in 2020 for the following print collections:
U.S. Congressional Serial Set: 1817 to present
American State Papers 1789 to 1817
Code of Federal Regulations: 1938 to present
Monthly Catalog: 1895-2004
Indian Reading Series: ED 1.319: 106 items-1977-1982
Bureau of American Ethnology: Annual Reports : Sl 2.1: 1880-1931
Bureau of American Ethnology: Bulletins : Sl 2.3:no.: 183 items ~1887-1967
Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Cohen) : I 48.6:IN 2/4TH PRINT: 1945
The Territorial papers of the United States (S 1.36:no.): 1934
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1878-2012
Farmer's Bulletins : A 1.9: over 1800 items ~1897-1997
War/Military Manuals : W 1.35: 583 items -1940-1947
Government Comics : miscellaneous SuDocs ~1940s-present
Government Coloring Books : miscellanCollections the UNT Libraries eous SuDocs ~1940s-present
Government Cookbooks : miscellaneous SuDocs ~1940s-present
World Language Guides, Dictionaries, and Phrase Books : miscellaneous SuDocs ~1940s-present
Federal Civil Defense Administration publications: FCD - maybe as few as 16 items ~1950-1958
UNT as Digital Preservation Steward Partner
Since the early 2000s, UNT has been a leader in preserving born digital government information (Cyber Cemetery and CRS Reports) as well as creating digital surrogates for tangible materials. UNT is recognized by the GPO as a Digital Preservation Steward for our extensive digital collections.
UNT Libraries is an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). UNT serves as an official partner with NARA on the CyberCemetery. Additionally, UNT's Digital Library Division partners with NARA, the Internet Archive, GPO, the Library of Congress on the End of Term web archive, which captures the government web at the end of each Presidential term.
Learn more about NARA's Affiliated Archive program through Prologue, NARA's monthly publication.