ERIC Number: ED260712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress, 1984. For the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 1984.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Fiscal year activities are summarized for seven organizational areas of the Library of Congress: (1) Administration: Offices of the Librarian and Associate Librarian for Management; (2) National Programs: American Folklife Center, Children's Literature Center, Educational Liaison Office, Exhibits Office, Federal Library Committee, Information Office, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and Publishing Office; (3) Congressional Research Service: member and committee relations; labor-management relations; interagency activities; inquiry status and information systems; automated information services; assignment, reference, and special services; and research services; (4) Processing Services: acquisitions and overseas operations, cataloging, bibliographic products and services, networking, and staff activities; (5) Research Services: administration, acquisitions, management of collections, preservation, services to readers, public programs, publications, staff activities, and basic workload; (6) Law Library: services to Congress, services to government and other noncongressional users, legal indexes and publications, collection development, and personnel; (7) Copyright Office: outreach activities; consultative management; reporting to the U.S. Congress; monitoring intellectual property protection abroad; Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984; workload and production; regulations; and legislative, judicial, and international developments. Also included are an organizational chart; lists of committees, consultants, officers, trust fund board, and library committee members; and information on gifts and bequests. Statistics are presented in 9 of the 15 appendices. (THC)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Cataloging, Copyrights, Federal Programs, Information Science, Law Libraries, Library Administration, Library Services, Library Statistics, National Libraries, Program Descriptions, Research Libraries
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.