Information Dissemination:

Federal CD-ROM Titles--What Are Available and How They Were Priced

IMTEC-93-34FS: Published: Jun 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1993.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the methods used to establish federal compact disc-read only memory (CD-ROM) prices.

GAO found that: (1) federal agencies use a variety of methods to price their CD-ROM titles; (2) most federal CD-ROM titles are sold by the agency that collects the original data or by agencies that produce and disseminate titles for the originating agencies; (3) most of the agencies' pricing methods include some common factors such as disc replication and shipping and handling; (4) CD-ROM prices vary dramatically governmentwide; and (5) 52 percent of the titles reviewed were priced at $50 or less.

Jul 15, 2016

Jul 14, 2016

Jul 13, 2016

Jun 30, 2016

Apr 19, 2016

Jan 29, 2016

Oct 27, 2015

Sep 29, 2015

Aug 13, 2015

Looking for more? Browse all our products here