ERIC Number: ED261706
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Library of Congress 1984. A Brief Summary of the Major Activities for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 1984.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
This booklet summarizes fiscal year 1984 activities of the Library of Congress (LC) in six areas: (1) collection development, housing, preservation, and access; (2) services to Congress performed by the Congressional Research Service and the Law Library; (3) library automation activities coordinated by the Automated Systems Office (ASO); (4) Federal library cooperation, including efforts to improve the Federal government's access to information through the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC); (5) services to the public, including the organization of exhibits, activities of the Copyright Office and the Publishing Office, and the coordination of special programs and services for special audiences; and (6) library administration and staffing. Also included is a discussion of the application of new technologies to library needs and the appropriation by the Congress of $81.5 million for the renovation and restoration of the 1897 Jefferson Building and the John Adams Building. Photographs accompany text throughout the publication. More comprehensive information may be found in the "Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress, 1984." (THC)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Facilities, Library Networks, Library Planning, Library Services, National Libraries, Online Systems, Preservation, Technological Advancement
Library of Congress, Central Services Division, Washington, DC 10540.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.