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ERIC Number: ED234820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Library of Congress 1982. A Brief Summary of the Major Activities for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, l982.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
This booklet summarizes the FY 1982 activities of the Library of Congress (LC) in seven areas: (1) collection development and acquisition; (2) collection housing; (3) collection preservation; (4) cataloging and automation planning and networking; (5) services to Congress, including the Congressional Research Service, the Automated Information Services, and the Law Library; (6) services to the public, including the coordination of library visits and tours, the organization of exhibits, the publication of a quarterly journal, 45 reference works, and other materials, and the activities of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and the Copyright Office; and (7) library administration and staffing. Also provided are brief descriptions of LC history and functions and the November 1981 dedication of the James Madison Memorial Hall, a new LC exhibition space. It is noted that more comprehensive information on LC activities is found in the "Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, l982." (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.