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For necessary expenses of the Library of Congress
wise provided for, including development and mainte
Union Catalogs; custody, care, and maintenance of
Buildings; special clothing; cleaning, laundering, and r
forms; preservation of motion pictures in the custody of
and expenses of the Library of Congress Trust Fun
properly chargeable to the income of any trust fund
Board, [$13,753,300] $16,583,000, including $880,000
able for reimbursement to the General Services Admir
rental of suitable space in the District of Columbia or it
environs for the Library of Congress, together with $4
derived by transfer from the appropriations made for
Education, Department of Health, Education, and
U.S.C. 131-167j; 5 U.S.C. 150, 1081, 1105, 2205-2201
201-215; 20 U.S.C. 91; 28 U.S.C. 2672; 39 'U.S.C. 415
139, 139a; Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1967.)

Note.-Includes $100,000 for activities previously carried under
motion pictures" and $210,000 for activities previously carried un
the general collections.' The amounts obligated in 1966 and 1967 a
schedule as comparative transfers.

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Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

45

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99.0

Total obligations.-

472

513

607

1,386

1.

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1966 actuall 1967 est.

1968 est.

9,698

and consisted of 13,767,403 books and pamphlets; 4. Maintenance and protective services.-A staff of 203,
28,117,882 manuscript pieces, and 12,403,925 maps, including 82 part-time charwomen, preserves, cleans, and
pieces of music, reels of microfilm, photographs, and other maintains the 2 Library buildings, collections, and grounds;
miscellaneous items. Of the items received, about 1 operates telephone switchboards, elevators, checkstands,
million are added to the permanent collections annually, and motor vehicles; procures and maintains furniture,
Those received from various sources in 1966 and estimated office supplies, housekeeping materials, and miscellaneous
for 1967 and 1968 are as follows:

equipment; assigns space, and operates the receiving and

stockrooms. The guard force staff of 75 is necessary to
Description

1966 actual 1967 estimate 1968 estimate
Purchase.
814,018 950,000 925,000

prevent fire and theft, to maintain order, and to provide
Deposit by virtue of law:

regular inspections of all areas in both buildings in which
Copyright

456,798 470,000 475,000 is assembled one of the greatest accumulations of national
Other
789,854 870,000 900.000

treasures in the world.
Transfer from Federal agencies. 2,408,894 2,500,000 2,500,000
Official donation from State and local

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)
agencies..

113,253 115,000 140,000
Exchange.

498,561 600,000 625,000
Gift from individual and unofficial sources. 2,472,617 2,500,000 2,500,000 Identification code 01-25-0101-0-1-704
Public Law 480 foreign currency activities. 94,994 125,000 140,000
Title II C activities...
3,995 55,000 100,000

Personnel compensation:
11.1 Permanent positions.

10, 390 11,118
Total..
7,652,984 8,185,000 8,305.000

11.3
Positions other than permanent..

147
160

160
11.5 Other personnel compensation...

191

91 110
2. Organization of the collections.—Library materials are
cataloged, classified, marked, and arranged; Library of

Total personnel compensation.. 10,037 10, 640 11, 388
Congress "catalogs and the main National Union Catalog | 21.0 Travel and transportation of persons

12.0 Personnel benefits...

725 799 856

19
(card catalogs) are maintained; special collections are

15

15
22.0 Transportation of things---

9
1

1
organized for use; and binding operations are controlled. 23.0 Rent, communications, and utilities.

238 1,132 1, 165
The objectives for this activity in 1968 are the updating 24.0 Printing and reproduction.

886 953

1, 134
and maintaining on a more current basis the Library's

25. 1 Other services.

169 623 1,773
25.2 Services of other agencies.

64

64
record of serial publications, the elimination of arrearages

126
26.0 Supplies and materials..

63
78

87
and maintaining currency in the filing of cards into the 31.0 Equipment.---

35
39

39
Library card catalogs, the reduction of cataloging arrear-

42.0 Insurance claims and indemnities -

1

1
ages, improved cataloging methods and procedures to

99.0
Total obligations....

12, 244 14,347 16,583
assure the usefulness of the collections, to continue the
microfilming of deteriorating materials as a necessary
preservative and space-saving measure, and to convert

Personnel Summary
to safety-base film the nitrate portion of the archiva]
collection of motion pictures.

Total number of permanent positions.

1,385 1, 377 1, 475
Selected performance data for 1966 and estimated for

Full-time equivalent of other positions.

42
42

42
Average number of all employees.

1, 345 1, 382 1, 480
1967 and 1968 (not including processing activities per-

Average GS grade...

6.6 7.2 7.1
formed by the Reference Department and the Law Average GS salary

$7,540 $7,879 $7,879
Library) are as follows:

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COPYRIGHT OFFICE

use

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

Description
Volumes fully cataloged and added 1966 actual 1967 estimate 1968 estimate
to the classified collections..

189,077 225,000 250,000
Items otherwise organized for
(without full cataloging)

26,754 32.000 38.000
Cards filed in catalogs.

2,369,330 3,000,000 3,500,000
Volumes bound..

94,879 120,000 150,000
Items repaired, cleaned, mounted, etc.

246,663 260,000 275,000
Cards received by the National Union
Catalog

2,527.785 3,000,000 3,500,000
Serial parts processed.

1,774,924 1,800,000 1,825.000
3. Reader and reference services.-Books and other
library materials are provided inside and outside of the
Library, reference and bibliographic assistance is rendered,
and custody of the collections is maintained. The objec-
tive of this activity for 1968 is to organize more material
for use and to improve reference and circulation services.
The workload in all major activities is expected to in-
crease in 1967 and 1968 as follows:

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Reader and reference services:

Materials served.
Units issued on loan.
Number of readers given reference

assistance in person....
Reference requests by telephone..

Reference letters.
Law Library reader and reference services:

Books and pamphlets served..
Reference inquiries answeredua-

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1966 actual

1967 est.

1968 est.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS-Continued

whether the provision of the Copyright Act have been

satisfied. Performance data are as follows: General and special funds-Continued

1966 actual 1967 estimate 1968 estimale COPYRIGHT OFFICE-Continued

Cases and documents examined... 307, 445 322,817 338,957

Registrations and recordation of documents. 307,359 322,726 338,862
SALARIES AND EXPENSES--continued

Letters written..-

43,467 45,640 47,922 Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)-Continued

3. Indexing and cataloging, materials received. --The

Register of Copyrights is required to print complete and Identification code 01-25-0102-0-1-704

indexed catalogs of all items registered. The catalog

entries prepared by the Copyright Office are made availNew obligational authority:

able in part to the Library for its general operations. 40 Appropriation -

2,072 2,266 2,471

There were 286,866 registrations cataloged in 1966 and 44 Proposed supplemental for civilian pay act increases.

estimates for 1967 and 1968 are 301,209 and 316,269, 66

respectively.

4. Reference services.-The Copyright Office makes Relation of obligations to expenditures:

available to the public, information concerning the pro71 Total obligations (affecting expenditures).. 2,068 2,332 2,471

visions of the Copyright Act, including procedures, 72 Obligated balance, start of year.

57
86

116 74 Obligated balance, end of year..

-86 -116

- 121 policies, and rulings; information concerning registrations

is furnished on a fee basis. Obtaining compliance with 90 Expenditures excluding pay increase

registration requirements is also part of this activity. supplemental

2,039 2,239

2,464

Performance data are as follows:
91 Expenditures from civilian pay act
supplemental..

64
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1966 actual 1967 estimate 1968 estimale Titles searched..

119,660 125, 643 131, 925 Letters and search reports written...

20, 466 21, 489 22, 563 The Copyright Office is responsible for recording copyright claims, assignments, and renewals, for supplying of decisions. — Catalogs for each class of copyright entries

5. Printing the catalog of copyright entries and bulletins copyright information to the public, for collecting and accounting for copyright fees, and for printing complete available to the public.

and bulletins of copyright decisions are printed and made and indexed catalogs for each class of copyright entries.

6. General supervision and legal services.-The work of The Office is conducted for the most part on a self-sustaining basis. The amount requested is substantially search into the present copyright law and international

the Copyright Office includes legal supervision and recounterbalanced by fees received for services rendered copyright relations. It also involves a study of improveand the value of books and other library materials de- ment of the domestic law and our international copyright posited in accordance with the Copyright Act and trans- relations. ferred to the Library of Congress. The income and

For several years the Office has been engaged in work on costs for 1966 and estimates for 1967 and 1968 are as

a bill which would completely revise the 1909 copyright follows:

law. A House Judiciary Subcommittee held public hear

ings on a revision bill in 1965, and 51 executive sessions in Income:

1966 actual 1967 estimate 1968 estimate Fees applied...

1966. 1,470,249 1.806,261

On September 28, 1966, the full Judiciary Com

1,896,574 Estimated value of materials deposited and

mittee of the House reported out an amended version of transferred to the Library of Congress.. 1.083,292 1.137,456 1,194,329

H.R. 4347. When enacted, the bill will require new Total income. 2,553,541 2,943,717 3,090,903

procedures, new regulations, and some organizational

changes, all of which must be devised and complete before Costs:

the effective date of the measure. Salaries.

1,963,239 2,233,325 2,372, 125 Other costs 104,834 98,875 98,875

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

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Personnel compensation: The program and performance under each of the activi- 11.1 Permanent positions.. ties described are predicated on an estimated 316,269 11.5 Other personnel compensation.. copyright registrations during 1968, an estimated 301,209

Total personnel compensation during 1967, and an actual 286,866 during 1966.

12.0 Personnel benefits.. 1. Receiving and accounting for applications, fees, and 21.0 Travel and transportation of persons. correspondence. -Materials received by the Copyright 23.0 Rent, communications, and utilities. Office are assemb ed and routed; accounts are maintained

24.0 Printing and reproduction...

25. 1 Other services.for all moneys received; records relating to the registration

26.0 Supplies and materials. of copyrights are filed; and materials are deposited in 31.0 Equipment... accordance with the Copyright Act. Performance data for 1966 and estimated for 1967 and 1968 are as follows:

99.0 Total obligations

1,8
133

2
11
80

1 9 3

2, 078
155

6
14
66
2
8
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14 66 2 8

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Personnel Summary Registrations

286,866 301,209 316,269 Mail received and dispatched.

706,660 750,000 790,000
Total number of permanent positions..

268

256 2. Examining copyright applications.-All applications Average number of all employees.

6.8 and deposits are examined before issuance of registration Average GS salary.

$7, 146 certificates or recordings of documents to determine

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SALARIES AND EXPENSES

LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE SERVICE

higher than the numbers digested for the first session of the 89th Congress.

3. Reference files, bibliographic, and congressional reader For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 203 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended (2

services.-Reference files, containing clippings, pamphlets U.S.C. 166), [$2,938,000] $3,428,000: Provided, That no part of

and documents, are maintained as the basis for reply to a this appropriation may be used to pay any salary or expense in high percentage of inquiries; researchers are supplied with connection with any publication, or preparation of material therefor bibliographic and reference tools; selective and compre(except the Digest of Public General Bills), to be issued by the Library of Congress unless such publication has obtained prior

hensive bibliographies are prepared for Members and approval of either the Committee on House Administration or the

committees of Congress; and reader services are provided Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. (2 U.S.C. 166; by the Congressional 'Reading Room. During 1966, 5 U.S.C. 1105; Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1967.)

116,813 reference file items were processed, 32,161 bibli

ographic citations prepared, 150,768 published items Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)

acquired and processed, and 6,272 readers served. Identification code 01-25–0127-0-1-704

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars)

1966 actual

1967 est.

1968 est.

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Relation of obligations to expenditures: 71 Total obligations (affecting expenditures) -

Total number of permanent positions...

223 258 304 2, 578 3,018 3, 428 72 Obligated balance, start of

Full-time equivalent of other positions.

5 91

5
year.

125
147

5 74 Obligated balance, end of year.

208 Average number of all employees.

253 -162

299 -125 -147 77 Adjustments in expired accounts.

Average GS grade.

10.0 9.7 9.4 -1 Average GS salary.

$10,942 $10,730 $10, 390 90 Expenditures excluding pay increase supplemental...

2,542 2, 920 3, 409
91 Expenditures from civilian pay act
supplemental.

77
3

DISTRIBUTION OF CATALOG CARDS
1. Research and analysis.—The Legislative Reference
Service assists Members and committees of Congress by

For necessary expenses for the preparation and distribution of preparing research reports, digests, translations, charts, catalog cards and other publications of the Library, [$4,564,000] and consultative services, and by supplying reference in- $5,848,000: Provided, That $200,000 of this appropriation shall be formation and materials. The bulk of these services are

apportioned for use pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes,

as amended (31 U.S.C. 665), only to the extent necessary to provide furnished through seven subject-matter divisions: Amer- for expenses (excluding permanent personal services) for workload ican law, economics, education and public welfare, for- increases not anticipated in the budget estimates and which cannot eign affairs, government and general research, natural re

be provided for by normal budgetary adjustments. (2 U.S.C. 150; sources and science policy research. Under specific au

Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1967.) thorization of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946,

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) senior specialists are also available for high-level research and consultative services in the following fields: Inter

Identification code 01-25-0128-0-1-704 national economics, international relations, American government and public administration, conservation, Amer

Program by activities: ican public law, labor, engineering and public works, 1. Supplying cards for the Library of Conagriculture, price economics, national defense, social wel

gress

565 620 900 fare , and science and technology. In 1966, 117,062 con- 2. Supplying cards for other libraries

2,575 2, 680 3, 175 gressional inquiries were answered. The number of

3. Preparation, printing, and distribution

of publications related to cataloging -- 195 240 546 inquiries in 1967 is estimated at 125,000, and in 1968, 4. Preparation, printing, and distribution 130,000.

of the “National Union Catalog"..

643 773 846 2. Preparation of indexes and digests.- The Digest of 5. Preparation, printing, and distribution

of the "Subject Catalog".

121 136 181 Public General Bills covers all public bills and resolutions.

6. Contingency fund..

200

200 It is expected that the number of bills to be digested dur

10 Total obligations....

4,099 4, 649 ing the first session of the 90th Congress will be somewhat

5, 848

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1966 actual

1967 est.

1968 est.

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1966 actual 1967 est.

1968 est.

1966 actual 1967 est.

1968 est.

4, 100

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS-Continued

there will be 1,750 subscriptions for 1966 and 2,000 for

1967. General and special funds-Continued

5. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the Subject DISTRIBUTION OF Catalog CARDS--Continued

Catalog.—This catalog is issued in three quarterly

volumes with an annual cumulation. There were 660 SALARIES AND EXPENSES- continued

paid subscriptions for calendar year 1965. It is estimated Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars)-Continued

that there will be 700 paid subscriptions in 1966 and about

750 in 1967. Identification code 01-25-0128-0-1-704

Object Classification (in thousands of dollars) Financing: 25 Unobligated balance lapsing

1

Identification code 01-25 01280-1-704
New obligational authority -

4, 100 4, 649 5, 848 Personnel compensation:
11.1 Permanent positions.

2,369 2,646

3,065 11.5 Other personnel compensation.

225 100 100 New obligational authority: 40 Appropriation...

4, 564 5, 848
Total personnel compensation.

2.594 2,746 3,165 44 Proposed supplemental for civilian pay act

12.0 Personnel benefits..

179 206 239 increases

85
21.0 Travel and transportation of persons.

4
4

4 22.0 Transportation of things...

3
3

3 23.0 Rent, communications, and utilities.

40

44 49 Relation of obligations to expenditures:

24.0 Printing and reproduction...

1,249 1,418 2,155 71 Total obligations (affecting expenditures)-- 4,099 4, 649 5, 848

25.1 Other services.

2
2

2 72 Obligated balance, start of year. 580 513 570 26.0 Supplies and materials.

29

25 30 74 Obligated balance, end of year. -513 -570 -812 92.0 Contingency fund...

200 200 77 Adjustments in expired accounts.

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99.0 Total obligations.

4,099 4,649 5,848 90 Expenditures excluding pay increase supplemental..

4, 157 4,510 5,604 91 Expenditures from civilian pay act

Personnel Summary supplemental...

81

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Total number of permanent positions.

400 439 509 Average number of all employees..

396 434 504 The Card Division sells copies of the Library's printed Average GS grade..

5.3 5.3 5.3 catalog cards and publications. It maintains a stock of

Average GS salary..

$5,985 $6,092 $6,099 over 150 million catalog cards representing approximately 4,350,000 titles, and fills orders from over 19,000 regular subscribers-mostly libraries in the United States and abroad. In 1966, 123 percent of this appropriation

BookS FOR THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS was recovered in the form of receipts from card and publication sales. Receipts of $5 million were deposited in

For necessary expenses (except personal services) for acquisition

of books, periodicals, and newspapers, and all other material for the miscellaneous receipts of the Treasury in 1966. The increase of the Library, [$800,000] $590,000, to remain available objectives for 1968 are: Meeting the increased demand for until expended, including $25,000 to be available solely for the catalog cards and maintaining a reasonable level of service purchase, when specifically approved by the Librarian, of special and economy; the continued development of the “National 131, 132, 132a; Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1967.)

and unique materials for additions to the collections.' (2 U.S.C. Union Catalog" as the country's major bibliographic and Note,-Excludes $210,000 for activities transferred in the estimates to "Salaries locational tool; and the development of other technical and expenses. Library of Congress." The amounts obligated in 1966 and 1967 are

shown in the schedule as comparative transfers. publications. 1. Supplying cards for the Library of Congress.- The

Program and Financing (in thousands of dollars) number of cards supplied to the Library of Congress in 1966 was 8,065,863; estimated for 1967, 9.8 million; and Identification code 01-25-0130-0-1-704 1966 actual 1967 est. estimated for 1968, 11 million. 2. Supplying cards for other libraries. The number of

Program by activities: cards sold in 1966 was 63,214,294; estimated for 1967, 10 Purchase of books and library materials 72 million; and for 1968, 80 million.

(obligations)..

586 600

590 3. Preparation, printing, and distribution of publications

Financing: related to cataloging.—These publications are an integral 16 Comparative transfer to other accounts 210 part of the cataloging activities of the Library of Congress 21 Unobligated balance available, start of year.

--26

-10 and include the "Classification Schedules," lists of “Subject 24 Unobligated balance available, end of year..

10 Headings,” “Rules for Descriptive Cataloging,” “Catalog- 40 New obligational authority (appropriaing Service Bulletins,” and similar publications.

tion).

780 800

590 4. Preparation, printing, and distribution of the "National Union Catalog.—This catalog (a cumulative author list) is issued monthly and cumulated quarterly and an

Relation of obligations to expenditures: nually. Subscribers also receive issues of "Motion

10 Total obligations.

586 600

590

210 70 Receipts and other offsets (items 11-17)-

210 Pictures and Filmstrips” (quarterlies with annual cumulation), "Music and Phonorecords" (issued on a 6-month 71 Obligations affecting expenditures ..

796

810 590 basis and annual cumulation), as well as the "Register of

72 Obligated balance, start of year..

220 281 250 Additional Locations,” and the "National Register of

74 Obligated balance, end of year.

--281 -250

-250 Microform Masters." There were 1,680 paid subscriptions 90 Expenditures.

735 842 590 for all issues in calendar year 1965 and it is estimated that

1968 est.

210

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