This month, the UW Law Library celebrates its 35th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Selective Depository.
As a Selective Depository, the Law Library receives certain classes of federal government documents free of cost and makes them available to the university and law school communities and to the general public. The Law Library also houses some documents for the UW Madison General Library System which serves as a Regional Depository.
Our Documents Assistant, Margaret Booth, has created a lovely display entitled “Documents Through the Decades” showcasing the history of our 35 years in the FDLP and some interesting documents of various media types. There are even a few floppy disks – remember those?
There are also some giveaways, including brochures, pocket constitutions, bookmarks, notepads, and pencils.