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Working Fund Advances and Allocations (continued)
Defense Research Project
To prepare studies based on the examination of materials primarily in the collections of the Library of Congress.
Monthly Bulletin of Abstracts
To produce a monthly bulletin of abstracts of items dealing with the major categories of pollution and drawn from foreign publications.
Office of Education
To conduct a "Survey of Federal Libraries, 1971".
To produce a biographical directory of prominent Soviet medical personalities, and for medical research.
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To produce a bibliography of
Translation of the Soviet book
To prepare bibliographies in
To prepare bibliographies in specific subject areas.
To provide an abstracting
National Endowment Cataloging in
To provide cataloging informa-
For the preparation of a
To develop an inter-agency
To provide an Executive Workshop in Library Management and Information Services.
These are described in the Estimates and Justification of the Estimates.
Annual Appropriations to the Architect of the Capitol
The two items under this category are appropriated to the Architect of the Capitol
Gift and Trust Funds
Funds from non-Federal sources are available to the Library in accordance with
While contributions to the Gift and Trust Funds enable the Library to augment its services,
Reimbursement for Services Performed
These are generally for details of personnel, and, with minor exceptions, for work
In all instances, work is undertaken at the specific request of the reimbursing agency.
in accordance with 2 U.S.C. 141. However, the requests for finds and actions on the use of
such funds are normally initiated by the Library.
2 U. S. C. 156-160 and 31 U, S. C. 725s. Further details on the use of such funds may be
found of pages 35 - 36 of the Appendix to the Budget of the United States, Fiscal Year 1974.
the administration of these funds and of the programs and projects financed thereby is a
charge to the annual appropriations.
done by the Congressional Research Service staff.
Reimbursement is in accordance with 31 U.S.C. 686.
the case of work for Committees of Congress, no charge is added for administration of these
Projects financed by working and transferred funds require extensive use of the
Library's collections or depend upon specialized skills generally available only at the
Library of Congress.
These are the basic reasons for operation by the Library rather than
However, these projects and programs are not of the type which come within the
scone of the Library's normal operations and they would not be included in the functions
In the case of working fund projects, the Library, by imposing a surcharge, over
by the parent agency.
for which a direct appropriation would be requested. They are appropriately operated
under working fund arrangements in accordance with 31 U.S.C. 686.
and above direct cost, has compensated for the administrative and other burdens of the
projects. In fiscal year 1973, the surcharge of 15 percent will amount to approximately
$318,739 providing for the employment of about 30 persons.