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SCHEDULE 4

Working Fund Advances and Allocations (continued)

1972
Actual

1973
Estimate

1974
Estimate

Project

Purpose

$1,672,000

Defense Research Project

$1,523,000

$1,812,000

To prepare studies based on the examination of materials primarily in the collections of the Library of Congress.

Environmental
Protection
Agency

Monthly Bulletin of Abstracts

15,000

To produce a monthly bulletin of abstracts of items dealing with the major categories of pollution and drawn from foreign publications.

Office of Education

25,575

6,370

To conduct a "Survey of Federal Libraries, 1971".

67,300

844,882

50,000

To produce a biographical directory of prominent Soviet medical personalities, and for medical research.

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Source

Department of
Defense

Department of
Health,
Education,
and Welfare

National Institute
of Health

37,000

20,000

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To produce a bibliography of
Mainland Chinese Medical
Literature and to provide tech-
nical assistance and advice re-
garding Mainland Chinese medicine
and public health.

3,200

Translation of the Soviet book
"Chronic Effects of Mercury on
Organisms'

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To prepare bibliographies in
specific subject areas,

Bibliography

To prepare bibliographies in specific subject areas.

$ 182,088

$ 267,794

National Aero-
nautics and
Space
Administration

172,731

National Science
Foundation

Bibliography

138,900

117,450

120,000

To provide an abstracting
and indexing service for
Current Antarctic Literature,
and to prepare bibliographies
in specific subject areas.

Department of
the Navy

Science Biblio-
graphic Projects

44,500

62,500

63,500

National Endowment Cataloging in
for the Humanities Publication Project

106,007

252,768

To provide cataloging informa-
tion for printing in the books
published by the American
book trade.

Oliver Wendell
Holmes Devise Fund

For the preparation of a
history of the Supreme Court.

27,630

20,000

20,000

Permanent
Committee on the
Oliver Wendell
Holmes Devise
Fund

Various

2,300

Federal Library
Committee Exhibits
Program

To develop an inter-agency
Federal library exhibit to be
utilized at meetings of
professional associations.

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Various

2,250

Federal Library
Committee Executive
Workshop

To provide an Executive Workshop in Library Management and Information Services.

Total

$2,452,941

$2,873,632 $2,429,631

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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

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

reimbursable details.

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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.

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