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CIC Floppy Disk Project
The CIC Floppy Disk Project is a partnership between the U.S. Government
Printing Office and the Indiana University, Bloomington Libraries on behalf of
the Committee on Institutional
Cooperation (CIC), making publications that were distributed to federal depository libraries on floppy disk available via FTP
over the Internet. The site is designed to provide a central location through which Federal Data, made available on floppy diskettes,
can be identified, located and downloaded. While the project provides the information as it was originally presented on the floppy disks,
it cannot provide software which might be needed to fully operate the disk. Records provided within the FDP inform the user about the
specifications and may refer users to "read me" files. Consultation with local computer administrators may be required. With the ever-increasing number of products being released by the Government Printing Office, FDP enables libraries
to either fill in gaps to their collections, or provide an immediate access point for
patrons. While the collection represents over 200 entries, our collection
is not complete. We would welcome contributions from your library's holdings or suggested titles.
A search will retrieve a title list from which individual titles can be "clicked" and
down-loaded (click on the file name next to "link.")
- When clicking on the file link, you will be prompted to open or save the file.
- Select SAVE and an appropriate location (e.g. floppy disk or hard drive).
All files are compressed.
- Once the file is downloaded, double click on it to "explode" the compressed files and
directories (the files will be extracted within the directory where the compressed
Every effort has been made to maintain the original
file/directory structure of the diskettes.
let us know if you have any problems or