What is INFODEP?

INFODEP is a mailing list maintained by the Depository Services Program (DSP) that provides a communication channel between the DSP and the library community.

Subject domain:

  • Government of Canada publications, their production, content, distribution and availability;
  • the services and operations of the DSP;
  • announcements from Government of Canada organizations concerning their publications;
  • cross-postings from list servers concerning issues related to government publications;
  • other topics deemed appropriate, of interest or useful to the library community by the List Administrator.

Terms of Use

  • The DSP encourages and supports the use of both official languages on INFODEP.
  • Announcements and original postings by the DSP and other Government of Canada organizations will be in both official languages, with French text preceding English in the case of postings by the DSP.
  • Responses by the DSP will be in the language of the posting unless the response requires a substantive statement on the DSP operations or policies.
  • INFODEP requires the intervention of the List Administrator before messages are distributed to subscribers.
  • The List Administrator will not post messages unrelated to the subject domain or containing attachments. Messages from unauthorized users or messages that contain abusive, offensive or inappropriate language will not be considered.

How to subscribe to INFODEP

Read our Privacy Notice Statement before you subscribe.

To subscribe, send an email to with the subject line: SUBSCRIBE INFODEP

Please include the following information in the body:

  • Name:
  • Organization:
  • Role:
  • Email Address:
  • Telephone Number:

How to unsubscribe from INFODEP

To unsubscribe, send an email to with the subject line: UNSUBSCRIBE INFODEP

Please include the following information in the body:

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How to post messages to INFODEP

Send an email to


Subject: <Your choice>
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Need help?

If you have questions or technical difficulties related to the INFODEP mailing list, or if you require access to archived content, Contact the INFODEP List Administrator.

Privacy Notice Statement

The information collected during the subscription process is described in a Personal Information Bank entitled Public Communications, PWGSC PSU 914 in Info Source and will be retained for the length of time you choose to subscribe to your chosen mailing list(s).

Your personal information is collected and used by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) in accordance with the federal Privacy Act, which states that you have the right to access your personal information and request changes to incorrect information. If you wish to avail yourself of this right or require clarification about this Statement, contact the PWGSC Privacy Coordinator by emailing to, calling 819-956-1820, or writing to the Privacy Coordinator at Access to Information and Privacy Directorate, PWGSC, 5C1, Place du Portage, Phase III Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0S5. For more information on privacy issues and the Privacy Act in general, consult the Office of the Privacy Commissioner Web site or call 1-800-282-1376.

By subscribing to this mailing list, you are consenting to the disclosure of your email address to other list subscribers using certain query functions and also agreeing not to use, share or disclose further the subscription emails and details. This information shall only be used and disclosed in accordance with the Privacy Act, sections 7 and 8.