ERIC Number: ED245693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar-10
Reference Count: N/A
Impact of Proposed Budget Reductions on Library Services. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
In response to the Reagan Administration's 1983 budget request proposing zero funding for the Library Services and Construction Act, this hearing was held before the Hon. Paul Simon, chairman, Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. The testimony of 16 librarians, information specialists, and library supporters from 14 states opposing the budget cuts was heard. This document also contains 13 prepared statements and supplemental materials, including: (1) copies of six relevant journal articles; (2) a reprint of the Department of Education, Libraries, 1982 rescission request; (3) statistics for the St. Louis Public Library; (4) copies of three pertinent letters; and (5) a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia civil action (brief) dealing with a suit filed by several states to gain access to funds that had been appropriated by Congress and then withheld. (DMC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act