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received, about one million are added to the permanent
collections annually. Those received from various sources

in 1962 and estimated for 1963 and 1964 are as follows

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
DEN-Continued

21
tinued
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)
In addition to funds appropriated annually by Congress,

Description
there are also available a number of gift and trust funds, Deposit by virtue of law:

1962 actual
526
585

615
ENSES-Continued

working funds, and allocations.
Estimates for the physical equipment, maintenance and

Copyright.

411
rproof wearing apparel; not to

423
Other

435
operation of the Library buildings are carried under the

720
al supplies; traveling expenses,

725
Transfer from Federal agencies.

730
Program by activities:

1,926
$275; the prevention and eradica-

request of the Architect of the Capitol.

Official donation from State and local

1,950 2.000
d plant diseases by purchase of
Demolition and removal of greenhouses and

agencies.

115
other structures from square 576 west in

120
onal services by contract without

General and special funds:

Exchange

125
485

600
r Act; purchase and exchange of
the District of Columbia, and construction

Gift from individual and unofficial sources.

650

738 1.000
ange, maintenance, repair, and
of new greenhouses and other necessary
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

1,000
cle; purchase of botanical books,
structures at the Botanic Garden Nursery

Total.

4,922 5,403 5.555
not to exceed $100; all under the
(obligations) (object class 25)..

For necessary expenses of the Library of Congress, not otherwise

27 18
e on the Library; [$452,000: Financing:

provided for, including development and maintenance of the Union
Catalogs; custody, care, and maintenance of the Library Buildings;

2. Organization of the collections.---Library materials are
10 of the unobligated balance of

Unobligated balance brought forward (-)... - 45 --18
or the fiscal year 1962 is hereby

special clothing; and expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fund cataloged, classified, marked and arranged; Library of
Unobligated balance carried forward...

18
1961] $483,000. (40 U.S.C.

Board not properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund held Congress catalogs and the main National Union Catalog

by the Board; [$9,810,430: Provided, That not to exceed $67,000 (card catalog) are maintained; special collections are
in Act, 1963.)
New obligational authority.

of the unobligated balance of the appropriation under this head for
the fiscal year 1962 is hereby continued available until June 30, 1963:

organized for use; and binding operations are controlled.
thousands of dollars)

Provided further, That not to exceed $1,100,000 shall be available

The objectives for this activity in 1964 are the cataloging
for reimbursement to the General Services Administration for altera-
tions, including air conditioning, of space to be occupied by the during the year, the reduction of cataloging arrearages,

on a current basis of all important materials received
Library of Congress in the Naval Weapons Plant] $10,405,000.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
(2 U.S.C. 131-166; 5 U.S.C. 150; 17 U.S.C. 1-215; 20 U.S.C. 91;

and improved cataloging methods and procedures to
Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963.)

assure the usefulness of the collections.
ic
The Library of Congress, established in 1800, is not

Selected performance data for 1962 and estimated for

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)
422 483 514 only the library of the Congress itself, but is also the

1963 and 1964 (not including processing activities per-
principal general library of the Government of the United

formed by the Reference Department and the Law
States. Its collections are comprehensive and varied, and

Library) are as follows (in thousands):
-31

include outstanding collections of books, periodicals
31
Program by activities:

Description
67
newspapers, documents of the national governments of
1. Acquisition of library materials.

Volumes fully cataloged and added to the
the world, literature in the Oriental languages, etc., and

449
2. Organization of the collections.

519 551 classified collections.
2,495

154
489 514

2,646

200
3. Reader and reference services.

3,415

Items otherwise organized for use (with-
483 | manuscripts, maps, music, motion picture films, sound

4. Maintenance and protective services
3,165 3,535 3,781 out full cataloging).

20
recordings, prints, and photographs. In addition 10

1.053

20
5. Executive direction and general admin-
1.091

22
1,136 Cards filed in catalogs.

1,556 1,600

1.800
maintenance of the collections and the rendering of the
istrative services.

Volumes bound...

111

85
1,104 2,394

85

1,522
483 general and basic services connected therewith, including

Items repaired, cleaned, mounted, etc.
489 452

210
215

265
the Legislative Reference Service, certain specialized

Total obligations.
62

Cards received by the National Union
8,266 10,185 10,405
Catalog -

1,338
1,450

1,600
functions are performed: registration of copyrights, cata-

Serial parts processed.

1,730 1.800 1.850
log card distribution, and the service of books in raised

Unobligated balance lapsing-
sands of dollars)

189
characters and talking books to the blind. In terms of

3. Reader and reference services.-Books and other Li-
New obligational authority
these broad fields of activity comparative obligations

8,455

brary materials are provided inside and outside of the

10,185 10,405
(including only those chargeable to annual appropriations

Library, reference and bibliographic assistance is rendered,
261
289 307
for 1962 and estimated 1963 and 1964 are (in thousands

and custody of the collections is maintained. The objec-
5

5
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tive of this activity for 1964 is to improve circulation and
52 54 of dollars):

8,455 9,810 10,405 reference services, and to organize more material for use.
Proposed supplemental due to pay increases.

67
312

The workload in all major activities is expected to increase
346 366

308
22

22
19

in 1963 and 1964 as follows (in thousands) :
2
4
4
Personal services and incidental expenses for basic

Description

1962 actual
7
6
operations are financed from this appropriation.

Reader and reference services:
Materials served.

1,864 1,900 1,910
12
1. Acquisition of library materials.—The Library's

Units issued on loan.

215
220

225
5
collections are developed in accordance with established

Reference inquiries answered in person. 348

350

355
acquisition policies: materials are procured by purchase,

Reference requests by telephone.

186
195

200

Reference letters.
48
gift, exchange, copyright deposit, transfer and official

85
85

90
24

Law Library reader and reference services:
10 12 | Special service to the Congress:

deposit; and materials are selected for addition to the
Legislative Reference Service..

Books and pamphlets served

238
275

300
20
Revision of Annotated Constitution...
permanent collections. The objective for 1964 is: intensi-

Reference inquiries answered.
15

52
25

58
6

fication of acquisitions activities and continued improve-
6
8

25
25

Total special service to Congress...
21

4. Maintenance and protective services.-A staff of 197,

mint in acquisitions procedures and in exchange relations including 82 part-time charwomen, preserves, cleans, and
3
The collections totaled 41,880 thousand items as of"June grounds; operates telephone switchboards, elevators, check

, and
28

30, 1962, and consisted of 12,534- thousand books and stands, and motor vehicles; procures and maintains furni-
thousand maps, picces of music, reels'bt microhim, photo laneous equipment; assigns space; and operates the receiva

graphs and other miscellaneous items. Of the items
514
483
422

ing and stock rooms.

The Guard Force staff of 75 is
necessary to prevent fire and theft, to maintain order, and
to provide regular inspections of all areas in both buildings
in which is assembled one of the greatest accumulations

of national treasures in the world.
51
51

52
48
50

52

7.8
7.4

Financing:

2

New obligational authority:

Appropriation..-
Reappropriation..

1962 aclual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate

General and basic services:

Acquisition of library materials.
Organization of the collections..
Reader and reference services.
Maintenance and protective services.
Executive direction and general ad-

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS-Continued

and indexed catalogs for each class of copyright entries.

The Office is conducted for the most part on a self-sustain-
General and special funds-Continued

ing basis. The amount requested is substantially counter-
SALARIES AND EXPENSES-Continued

balanced by fees received for services rendered and the

value of books and other library materials deposited in
Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

accordance with the Copyright Act and transferred to the

Library of Congress. The income and costs for 1962 and
1962 1963 1964
actual estimate estimate

estimates for 1963 and 1964 are as follows (in thousands of

dollars):
11 Personnel compensation:

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimele
Permanent positions...

6,732 7,476 8, 487 Income:
Positions other than permanent..

122
137

137
Fees applied...

1,044 1,075 1,107
Other personnel compensation..

163
49 117 Estimated value of materials deposited. 581

598

616
Total personnel compensation... 7,017 7,662 8,740

Total income...

1,624 1,673 1,723
12 Personnel benefits...

506 572 638
21 Travel and transportation of persons.

8
6

6

Costs:
22 Transportation of things...

2
1

1
Salaries..

1,396 1,476 1,583
23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

127
233 383
Other costs.

198
206

211
24 Printing and reproduction..

540 544 569
25 Other services.

8
8
8
Total costs...---

1,594 1,682 1,794
Services of other agencies.

9 1,111
26 Supplies and materials..

49
49

49

The program and performance under each of the activi-
Total obligations....

8,266 10,185 10,405 ties described are predicated on an estimated 270 thousand

copyright registrations during 1964, an estimated 262
Personnel Summary

thousand during 1963, and an actual 255 thousand during
1962.

1. Receiving and accounting for applications, fees, and
Total number of permanent positions.-

1,169 1,211 1,309
Full-time equivalent of other positions.

42
42

42

correspondence.-Materials received by the Copyright
Average number of all employees ..

1,178 1,242 1,341 Office are assembled and routed; accounts are maintained
Number of employees at end of year.

1,314 1,344 1,442 for all moneys received; records relating to the registra-
Average GS grade.

6.6 6.7 6.8

tion of copyrights are filed; and materials are deposited
Average GS salary.

$6,120 $6,519 $6,594

in accordance with the Copyright Act. Performance data
for 1962 and estimates for 1963 and 1964 are as follows

(in thousands):
COPYRIGHT OFFICE

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate
Registrations.

255
262

270
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

Mail received and dispatched.

553
569

586
For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office, including publica-
tion of the decisions of the United States courts involving copyrights, 2. Examining copyright applications.--All applications
[$1,619,700] $1,794,000. (17 U.S.C. 1-215; Legislative Branch and deposits are examined before issuance of registration
Appropriation Act, 1963.)

certificates or recording of documents to determine
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

whether the provisions of the Copyright Act have been

satisfied. Performance data are as follows (in thousands):
1963 1964
estimate estimate

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate
Cases and documents examined.

283
291

300

Registrations and recordation of docu-
Program by activities:

ments..--

268
277

285
1. Receiving and accounting for applications,

Letters written.

34

35
fees, and correspondence...
376 381 408

36
2. Examining copyright applications,

416

426 447
3. Indexing and cataloging materials re-

3. Indexing and cataloging materials received.The
ceived...

365 407 434 Register of Copyrights is required to print complete and
4. Reference services.--

171 188 198 indexed catalogs of all items registered. The catalog
5. Printing the catalog of copyright entries

entries prepared by the Copyright Office are made avail-
and bulletins of decisions...

72 65

65
6. General supervision and legal services.-

194 215 242

able in part to the Library for its general operations.

There were 255 thousand registrations cataloged in 1962
Total obligations-

1,594 1,682 1,794 and estimates for 1963 and 1964 are 262 thousand and

270 thousand respectively.
Financing:
Unobligated balance lapsing..

6

4. Reference services. --The Copyright Office makes

available to the public information concerning the pro-
New obligational authority.

1,600 1,682 1,794 visions of the Copyright Act, including procedures, poli-

cies, and rulings; information concerning registrations is
New obligational authority:

furnished on a fee basis. Obtaining compliance with
Appropriation

1,600 1,620

1,794 registration requirements is also part of this activity.
Proposed supplemental due to pay increases..

62
Performance data are as follows (in thousands):

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimate
The Copyright Office is responsible for recording copy- Letters and search reports written.

Titles searched..

92
95

98
23

24
right claims, assignments, and renewals, for supplying
copyright information to the public, for collecting and 5. Printing the catalog of copyright entries and bulletins
accounting for copyright fees, and for printing complete of decisions.- Catalogs for each class of copyright entries

1962
actual

24

Proposed supplemental due to pay increases..

RESS-Continued

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

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nued

SES-Continued housands of dollars)

1963 estimate

1962 actual

1963

1964

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Total costs..

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and indexed catalogs for each class of copyright entries
The Office is conducted for the most part on a self-sustain-
ing basis. The amount requested is substantially counter-
balanced by fees received for services rendered and the
value of books and other library materials deposited in

accordance with the Copyright Act and transferred to the 1962

Library of Congress. The income and costs for 1962 and

1964 actual

estimate

estimates for 1963 and 1964 are as follows (in thousands of

dollars): 6,732 7,476 8,487 Income:

1962 acluel 1963 estimate 1964 estimate 122 137 137

Fees applied. 163 49

1,044
Estimated value of materials deposited.
117

1,075 1,107

581 598 616 7,017 7,662 8,740

Total income.. 506 572

1,624 1,673 1.733 638 8 6

6

Costs: 2

Salaries..... 127

1,396 1,476 1,583 233

Other costs. 383

198 206 540

211 544

569 8 8

1,594 1.682 1,794 9 1.111 11 49 49 49

The program and performance under each of the activi8,266 10,185 10,405 ties described are predicated on an estimated 270 thousand

copyright registrations during 1964, an estimated 262 pary

thousand during 1963, and an actual 255 thousand during

1962. 1,169 1,211

1. Receiving and accounting for applications, fees, and

1,309 42 42

42 correspondence.- Materials received by the Copyright 1,178 1,242 1,341

Office are assembled and routed; accounts are maintained 1,314 1,344

1.442 for all moneys received; records relating to the registra: 6.6 6.7 6.8 tion of copyrights are filed; and materials are deposited $6,120 $6,519 $6,594

in accordance with the Copyright Act. Performance data
for 1962 and estimates for 1963 and 1964 are as follows
(in thousands):

1962 actual 1963 estimate 1964 estimet

255 Registrations...

262 270

553 Mail received and dispatched.

569

586 at Office, including publicaPourts involving copyrights, 2. Examining copyright applications.-All applications 1-215; Legislative Branch and deposits are examined before issuance of registration

certificates or recording of documents to determine ands of dollars)

whether the provisions of the Copyright Act have been
satisfied. Performance data are as follows (in thousands):

1962 actuel 1963 estimate 1964 estimde

300
291

283
Cases and documents examined..
Registrations and recordation of docu-

285

268 277 ments..

36 34

35 Letters written 376 381 408 416 426

447 3. Indering and cataloging materials received. The 365 407

434 Register of Copyrights is required to print complete and 171 188

198 | indexed catalogs of all items registered. The catalog
entries prepared by the Copyright

Office are made avail72 65

65

able in part to the Library for its general operations. 194 215

242

There were 255 thousand registrations cataloged in 1962
1,594
1,682 1,794

and estimates for 1963 and 1964 are 262 thousand and
270 thousand respectively.

4. Reference services. --The Copyright Office makes 6

available to the public information concerning the pro1,600 1,682 1,794 / visions of the Copyright Act, including procedures, poli

cies, and rulings; information concerning registrations is
furnished on å fee basis. Obtaining compliance with

registration requirements is also part of this activity. 1,600 1,620 1,794

Performance data are as follows (in thousands): 62

and bulletins of copyright decisions are printed and made The Legislative Reference Service prepares research available to the public.

reports, digests, etc., and supplies information in answer to 6. General supervision and legal services. The work of inquiries from Members and committees of Congress. the Copyright Office includes legal services relating to the 1. Research and analysis.The Legislative Reorganizastatus and improvement of copyright law in its foreign as tion Act of 1946 lists 19 specific fields of congressional well as domestic aspects. For the next several years, a concern in which top-level research by senior specialists is major effort of the Copyright Office will be directed toward authorized. These fields correspond in general to the the preparation, introduction, and enactment of legislation areas of committee responsibility. The following 13 revising the entire copyright statute.

fields are now covered by one or more senior specialists: Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

International economics, international relations, taxation and fiscal policy, American government and public ad

ministration, conservation, American public law, labor, estimate estimate engineering and public works, agriculture, price economics,

national defense, social welfare, and science and tech11 Personnel compensation: Permanent positions...

nology. The senior specialists provide authoritative

1,380 1,471 1,566
Other personnel compensation..

research and consultative services.
16
5
17

In addition, 6

subject matter divisions, upon request, furnish to Members Total personnel compensation..

1,396 1,476 1,583 and committees information on, or analysis of, public 12 Personnel benefits....

102 111

116 21 Travel and transportation of persons.

affairs problems in report form or otherwise, charts, 7

7 23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

translations, and bibliographies, and answers to spot 9

9
24 Printing and reproduction...

72
67

67

reference questions. In 1962, 99 thousand congressional 25 Other services.

inquiries were answered. The number answered in 1961 Services of other agencies. 26 Supplies and materials.

was 84 thousand. The number of inquiries in 1963 is

8 31 Equipment: Books and other library ma

estimated at 105 thousand; and in 1964, 110 thousand. terials...

2
2

2

2. Preparation of indexes and digests.- The Digest of Total obligations...

Public General Bills covers all public bills and resolutions. 1,594 1,682 1,794 | It is expected that there will be about the same number of

bills to be digested during the first session of the EightyPersonnel Summary

eighth Congress as were digested for the first session of

the Eighty-seventh Congress. Total number of permanent positions.

247 247 Average number of all employees.

253 3. Reference files, bibliographic and congressional reader Number of employees at end of year.

242 247 253

services.-Reference files, containing clippings, pamphlets,

250 Average GS grade..

253 259 6.0

6.1 Average GS salary.

6.1

and documents, are maintained as the basis for reply to $5,718 $6,042 $6,106 a high percentage of inquiries; researchers are supplied

with bibliographic and reference tools; selective and

comprehensive bibliographies are prepared for Members LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE SERVICE

and committees of Congress; and reader services are provided by the congressional reading room. During

1962, 107 thousand reference file items were processed, For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended (2 U.S.C.

15 thousand bibliographic citations prepared, 125 thousand 166), [$1,870,000] $2,143,000: Provided, That no part of this appro

published items acquired and processed, and 4 thousand priation may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection

readers served.
with any publication, or preparation of material therefor (except
the Digest of Public General Bills), to be issued by the Library of
Congress unless such publication has obtained prior approval of

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)
either the Committee on House Administration or the Senate Com-
mittee on Rules and Administration. (2 U.S.C. 166; Legislative
Branch Appropriation Act, 1963.)

actual estimate
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

11 Personnel compensation:
Permanent positions...

1,609 1,771 1,907 Positions other than permanent.

25
25

25 Other personnel compensation...

3
6

22 Total personnel compensation.

1.637 1,803 1,954 12 Personnel benefits....

113
127

135 1,498 1,625 1,772 21 Travel and transportation of

persons.

4
4

4
67
84
88 24 Printing and reproduction...-

26
24

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25 Other services: Services of other agencies.
147 166 182
26 Supplies and materials.

17
13

19
86
97 101
Total obligations..--

1.798 1,972 2,143 1,798 1,972 2,143

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Appropriation....

2,143 Total number of permanent positions..

Full-time equivalent of other positions.
Average number of all employees.

Number of employees at end of year.
2,143 Average GS grade.

Average GS salary.

for recording copy- Letters and search reports written.

Titles searched vals, for supplying

for collecting and 5. Printing the catalog of copyright entries and bulletins : printing complete l of decisions.Catalogs for each class of copyright entries

203

5 197 223

9.5 $8.406

210

5 206 230

9.5 $9,005

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1962

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS-Continued

Filmstrips (quarterlies with annual cumulation), and

Music and Phonorecords (issued on a 6-month basis and General and special funds-Continued

annual cumulation). There were 1,186 paid subscriptions DISTRIBUTION OF CATALOG CARDS

for all issues in calendar year 1961, and it is estimated

that there will be 1,200 subscriptions for 1962 and 1,400 SALARIES AND EXPENSES

for 1963. Included under this activity is the National For necessary expenses for the preparation and distribution of Library of Medicine Catalog. catalog cards and other publications of the Library, ($2,700,700] $2,977,000. (2 U.S.C. 150; Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, Catalog.- This catalog is issued in three quarterly volumes

5. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the Subject 1963.) Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

with an annual cumulation. There were 467 paid sub

scriptions for calendar year 1961. It is estimated that 1963 1964

there will be 475 paid subscriptions in 1962 and about

actual estimate estimate 500 in 1963. Program by activities:

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)
1. Supplying cards for the Library of Con-
gress...

259 323
335

1962 1963

1964 2. Supplying cards for other libraries. 1,558 1,860 1,897

actual estimate estimate 3. Preparation, printing, and distribution of publications related to cataloging

133 178 214

11. Personnel compensation: 4. Preparation, printing, and distribution of

Permanent positions...

1,319 1,582 1,735 the National Union Catalog

315 319 439
Other personnel compensation.-

132

130 143 5. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the Subject Catalog--

77 82 92
Total personnel compensation.

1,451 1,712 1,878 12 Personnel benefits...

100 123 133 Total obligations.. 2,342 2,762 2,977 21 Travel and transportation of persons..

7
4

4 22 Transportation of things...

4
3

3 Financing:

23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

39
39

39 Unobligated balance lapsing-

5
24 Printing and reproduction.

714 862

901 25 Other services...

3
New obligational authority.
2,347 2,762 2,977 Services of other agencies.

1
1

1 26 Supplies and materials.

23

18 18 New obligational authority:

Total obligations...

2,342 2,762 2,977 Appropriation....

2,347 2,701 2,977 Proposed supplemental due to pay increases.

61

Personnel Summary

1963

1964

The card division sells copies of the Library's printed Total number of permanent positions.

288 319 337 catalog cards and publications. It maintains a stock of Average number of all employees .

276 319 337 over 104 million catalog cards representing approximately Number of employees at end of year

293 329 347 4 million titles, and fills orders from over 14 thousand

Average GS grade..

4.4 4.6 4.6 Average GS salary

$4,782 $5,020 $5,072 regular subscribers---mostly libraries—in the United States and abroad. In fiscal 1962, 119% of this appropriation was recovered in the form of receipts from card and publication sales. Receipts of $2,792 thousand were

BookS FOR THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS deposited in miscellaneous receipts of the Treasury in 1962. The objectives for 1964 are: meeting the increased demand

For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisition

of books, periodicals, and'newspapers, and all other material for the for catalog cards and maintaining a reasonable level of increase of the Library, [$570,000) $670,000, to remain available service and economy; providing older series of cards by a until expended. (2 U.S.C. 131, 132, 1326; Legislative Branch more economical and quicker reproduction process thereby Appropriation Act, 1963.) conserving space and providing fuller service, and the

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) continued development of the National Union Catalog as the country's major bibliographic and locational tool.

1962 1. Supplying cards for the Library of Congress.--The

estimate estimate number of cards supplied to the Library of Congress in fiscal 1962 was 4,862 thousand; estimated for 1963, Program by activities: 4,900 thousand; and for 1964, 5,100 thousand.

Purchase of books and library materials
(obligations).

583 670 2. Supplying cards for other libraries. The number of cards sold in 1962 was 42,386 thousand; estimated for Financing: 1963, 47 million; and for 1964, 50 million.

Unobligated balance brought forward (-)--- -6 -13
Unobligated balance carried forward. --

13 3. Preparation, printing, and distribution of publications related to cataloging.These publications are an integral New obligational authority (appropriation) 470 570 670 part of the cataloging activities of the Library of Congress and include the Classification Schedules, lists of Subject Headings, Rules for Descriptive Cataloging, Cataloging This appropriation is used to acquire domestic and Service Bulletins, and similar publications.

foreign trade publications, both current and noncurrent. 4. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the National | The publications acquired by purchase constitute a very Union Catalog:--This catalog (a cumulative author list) important part of the Library's acquisitions although is issued monthly and cumulated quarterly and annually: they represent only a small portion of the material received Subscribers also receive issues of Motion Pictures and annually. The objectives for 1964 are: to continue the

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current and noncurrent materials needed to strengthen
especially those from critical areas, which are no longer
obtainable in the original; and to initiate a program for
the microfilming or acquiring of microreproductions of

deteriorating legal materials as a necessary preservative ice of books on magnetic tape, (3) procurement of a

2.762 of the Library's printed Total number of permanent positions. It maintains a stock of Average number of all employees .. esenting approximately Number of employees at end of year. 'rom over 14 thousand Average GS salaryaries in the United

$5,020 $5.07. 2, 119% of this appro1 of receipts from card $2.792 thousand were

BookS FOR THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS of the Treasury in 1962. the increased demand

For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisitior a reasonable level of

of books, periodicals, and'newspapers, and all other material for

increase of the Library, ($570,000) $670,000, to remain availab! Her series of cards by a until expended. (2 U.S.C. 131, 132, 1320; Legislatire Branch uction process thereby Appropriation Act, 1963.) iller service: and the onal Union Catalog as

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)
ad locational tool.
ry of Congress.The
ibrary of Congress in
estimated for 1963,

Program by activities:
Purchase of books and library materials

670 thousand.

463 583 (obligations). jes.-The number of usand: estimated for Financing:

-6

-13 llion. Unobligated balance brought forward (-)--

13 Unobligated balance carried forward... bution of publications

470 tions are an integral New obligational authority (appropriation).

Library of Congress ules, lists of Subject taloging, Cataloging This appropriation is used to acquire domestic and tions.

foreign trade publications, both current and noncurrent. ution of the National The publications acquired by purchase constitute a very rulative author list) important part of the Library's acquisitions alilouch rterly and annually they represent only a small portion of the material received Cotion Pictures and / annually. The objectives for 1964 are: to continue the

through exchange or gift; to increase procurement of both

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH GRESS-Continued

25 Filmstrips (quarterlies with annual cumulation)

, s. Einued Music and Phonorecords (issued on a 6-month basis asi program for procurement of important research materials

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) annual cumulation). There were 1,186 paid subscriptica

to strengthen the Library's collections; to acquire selected CATALOG CARDS for all issues in calendar year 1961, and it is estimate

important foreign newspapers and periodicals; to increase
that there will be 1,200 subscriptions for 1962 and 1,40

the acquisition of important materials from critical areas,
for 1963. Included under this activity is the Natiota
particularly from Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia; to

21 Travel and transportation of persons.
preparation and distribution of Library of Medicine Catalog.
increase the acquisition of materials in the fields of science

2 3

3

23 Rent, communications, and utilities. is of the Library, [$2,700,700] and technology; to continue the purchase of selected

3 3

3 5. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the Suhije

31 Equipment

83 itire Branch Appropriation Act , Catalog. - This catalog is issued in three quarterly volunsa current titles on microfilm as an economy measure in lieu

107 104 of binding; and to continue the microfilming of deterio

Total obligations.

88

113 thousands of dollars) with an annual cumulation. There were 467 paid sub

110
rating materials as a necessary preservative and space-
scriptions for calendar year 1961. It is estimated this saving measure.
there will be 475 paid subscriptions in 1962 and about
500 in 1963.
Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

Books FOR THE BLIND
Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

For necessary salaries and expenses to carry out the provisions 259 323 335

of the Act approved March 3, 1931 (2 U.S.C. 135a), as amended, 1,558 1,860 1,897

21 Travel and transportation of

persons.

13
16

16

[$1,884,700] $1,902,000. (2 U.S.C. 135a, 135a note, 135b; 71 Stat. of

22 Transportation of things.

2
3

3

630 76 Stat. 763; Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1963.) 133 178

214
11 Personnel compensation:

23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

9
10

10 *

Permanent positions..

1,319 1,582

31 Equipment.. 1,75

438 554 640

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) 315 319 439 Other personnel compensation..

132 130

Total obligations... f

463 583

670 77 82

92
Total personnel compensation.

1,451 1,712
12 Personnel benefits...

100 123 2,342 2.762 2,977

4
21 Travel and transportation of persons.

4 3
22 Transportation of things..
39

Program by activities:
39

BOOKS FOR THE LAW LIBRARY 23 Rent, communications, and utilities.

1. Procurement and distribution.

1,611 1,730 5

1,725
714 862
24 Printing and reproduction...
For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisition

2. Cataloging, reference, circulating, and
25 Other services..
of books, legal periodicals, and all other material for the increase of

training services

149 165 177 2,347 2,762 2,977 Services of other agencies.

the law library, $110,000, to remain available until expended.

23
26 Supplies and materials.
(2 U.S.C. 131, 132, 135, 137, 138; Legislative Branch Appropriation

Total obligations.

1,760 1,895 1.902
Act, 1963.)
Total obligations...

2,342
2.97
Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

Financing:

Unobligated balance lapsing-2,347

26
2,701 2,977
61
Personnel Summary

New obligational authority -

1,786 1,895 1,902 288 319

Program by activities:
276 319

New obligational authority:
Purchase of books and other library materials
293 329
(obligations

Appropriation...

1,786

1,885 1,902
4.4
4.6

88
113 110
Proposed supplemental due to pay increases.

10 $4.782

Financing:
Unobligated balance brought forward (-)---
Unobligated balance carried forward...

- 1

The division for the blind is responsible for adminis

3 Newobligational authority (appropriation)

tering a national program to provide reading material for 90 110

the blind of the United States, U.S. territories and insular 110

possessions. It has two closely related operations.

1. Procurement and distribution. It provides books in This appropriation constitutes the only means of

embossed characters, and talking books with their assoacquiring law books published in the regular domestic

ciated reproducers. The books are distributed through (except for

31 regional libraries which assume responsibility for their aw books published in countries all over the worydoreina custody and circulation. The reproducers are distributed legal publications acquired by purchase constitute a most

through 54 State agencies. The maintenance and proimportant part of the law library's acquisitions, although

curement of these books are shown in the following table: a substantial part of the annual receipts is received by means other than purchase. The special objectives for

Description 1964 are: to improve the procurement of current foreign

Talking books purchased: legal materials by placing purchase orders for certain

(a) New titles and magazines.

325
315

355 (b) Old titles-rerecorded..

35
30

45 necessary publications now received only irregularly

Embossed books and magazines: Press
braille titles..

269

245

Talking book machines: the law library's already comprehensive coverage of

Purchased.

11.250 12,500 10,000 critical areas in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa; to

Repaired.

18.800 11,000 10,000 Salvaged--scrapped.

1,467 10,000 5.000 acquire, photoduplicates of important research items,

Records replaced..

25,637 15.000 15,000 Objectives for 1964 are: (1) the sustained procurement of braille books, (2) procurement of more titles and copies of talking books together with the development of a servsufficient number of machines to equip newly registered

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