Departmental Manual (DM), Part 314: Printing and Publications

Chapter 1: Purpose, Policy, and Procedures

December 1, 2004
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Assigns responsibility for Departmental printing policy to the U.S. Department of the Interior Publishing Council under the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Business Management and Wildland Fire. Requires Departmental printing program activities, policies, and initiatives as executed or proposed by the Publishing Council to be coordinated through the Office of Acquisition and Property Management. Assigns to the Publishing Council those responsibilities specified in the Joint Committee on Printing (JCP) regulations, which are designated for the Department's central printing and publications management organizations.

Chapter 2: Requests for Printing Services

May 6, 1997
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Describes the methods and sources for Federal printing procurement.

Chapter 3: Official Identifications and Use

May 6, 1997
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Describes the use of Departmental identifications, proper use of seals, and various other items such as mission statements, signatures, and Presidential seals.

Chapter 4: Sales, Distribution, and Reference Sources

May 6, 1997
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Describes the methods for distribution of information to the public through Federal sources such as the Superintendent of Documents, Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), National Technical Information Service (NTIS), and the Departmental Natural Resources Library.

Chapter 5: GPO Regional Printing

May 6, 1997
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Describes Bureau responsibilities when processing printing procurements.

Chapter 6: Letterhead Stationary

May 6, 1997
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Describes Departmental letterhead policy and specifications.

Chapter 7: Library Binding

May 6, 1997
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Describes the library binding contract used for books, periodicals, serials, and other publications often in need of rebinding for protection of contents, etc.

Chapter 8: Required Reports

May 6, 1997
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Identifies the required Joint Committee on Printing (JCP) reports and provides a schedule of when they are due.

Chapter 9: Reprographics Management

May 6, 1997
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Transfers the responsibility for the Reprographics Program to the Bureaus and describes those responsibilities.