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LIBRARY 9 "'
November 24, 1972
LC ACQUIRES REPRODUCTIONS
OF RED GUARD MATERIALS
The Chinese and Korean Section of the Orientalia
Division has recently acquired, by purchase from the
Center for Chinese Research Materials of the Associa-
tion of Research Libraries, a set of xerographic
reproductions of Chinese Red Guard materials. Some
of the items from which these reproductions were
made are handwritten, but most are printed or type-
written. The reproduced loose sheets are handsomely
bound in buckram into 30 oversize volumes tooled in
The Red Guard materials consist of newspapers,
handbills, serial issues, monographs, and leaflets and
embody primary sources of information of the period
of the Great Cultural Revolution of 1966-1970 that
were made available to the Center on microfilm from
which the separate sheets were reproduced. They are
invaluable for the study of and research in this seg-
ment of Chinese history. Insofar as is known, this is
the only bound set in existence. The Center for
Chinese Research Materials has distributed the items
individually, or as a set, but not previously in bound
form. Countless man-hours were expended in assem-
bling the set, which has the advantage of greater
permanence and more convenient usability than the
individual items treated separately.
Assigned the English title Red Guard Publications
by the CCRM, the set will be available to readers in
the Chinese and Korean Section after it is cataloged.
YUVAL TRIO TO PRESENT
CONCERT ON DECEMBER 1
On Friday evening, December 1, the Elizabeth
Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Con-
gress will sponsor a concert of chamber music
featuring the Yuval Trio. The members of this ensem-
ble are Uri Pianka, violin; Simca Heled, violoncello;
and Jonathan Zak, piano. Their program will include
Trio in F sharp minor, H. XV:26 by Joseph Haydn;
Trio in F minor, Op. 65 by Antonin Dvo'rik; and
Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn.
This will be the ensemble's second appearance at the
Library. The Trio was organized in 1968.
The concert will begin promptly at 8:30 p.m. in the
Coolidge Auditorium. Tickets for this concert will be
distributed by Patrick Hayes, 1300 G St., N.W.,
beginning at 8:30 a.m., Monday, November 27. A
service charge of 25 cents is placed on each ticket,
and only two tickets are distributed to an individual.
Telephone reservations may be made on Monday
British Poet will Lecture on Monday
The staff and friends of the Library are invited
to a lecture by lan Hamilton, British poet, critic,
and editor, on Monday, November 27, at 7:30
p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. Mr. Hamilton
will discuss recent poetry in Great Britain. No
tickets are required.
Vol. 31, No. 47
LC Information Bulletin
British Poet Will Lecture ... 499
CIP Program Catalogs 10,000th Title ... 501
8th Interim Extension Bill Signed ... 500
LC Acquires Reproductions of Red Guard Materials. 499
Library of Congress Publications ... 505-506
Literary Programs Scheduled for Broadcast 502
New Developments Occur in Photocopy Case 500-501
New Reference Works . . 505
News in the Library World . ... 506-508
Staff News . . ... 503-505
U.S. History Book Published in Russia Presented 503
Visitors to LC . ..... 501-502
Yuval Trio to Present Concert .. 499-500
morning by calling 393-4463. Mail orders are not
This concert will be broadcast in its entirety over
WETA-FM (90.9), and will be made available to sta-
tions in other cities through the Katie and Walter
Louchheim Fund in the Library of Congress.
8th INTERIM EXTENSION BILL
SIGNED BY PRESIDENT NIXON
On October 25, President Nixon signed the joint
resolution extending the duration of copyright pro-
tection in certain cases until December 31, 1974.
The measure provides for the automatic extension
until December 31, 1974, of copyrights in their
renewal term that would otherwise have expired
before that date. Seven earlier Acts of Congress (P.L.
87-668, P.L. 89-142, P.L. 90-141, P.L. 90-416, P.L.
91-147, P.L. 91-555, and P.L. 92-170) had extended
until December 31, 1972, second term copyrights
which would have expired between September 19,
1962, and December 31, 1972. Under the new law,
P.L. 92-566, protection for those copyrights is auto-
matically extended further to December 31, 1974.
Second term copyrights that would otherwise expire
any time during 1973 and 1974 are also extended
until December 31, 1974.
This extension does not apply to copyrights in their
first term. Therefore, it has no effect on the time
limits for renewal registration, which must be made
during the last year of the original 28-year term. Also,
it does not revive any copyrights that have already
NEW DEVELOPMENTS OCCUR
IN PHOTOCOPY-COPYRIGHT CASE
A major publisher of books and periodicals in the
medical and allied sciences, The Williams & Wilkins
Co. of Baltimore, Md., has adopted a new policy
regarding photocopying by libraries of copyrighted
articles in the journals it publishes. The new policy,
announced on October 2, is one of the latest develop-
ments in the controversy over photocopying as it
relates to alleged copyright infringement that arose
prior to the and following the official report filed on
February 16 by Commissioner James F. Davis with
the U.S. Court of Claims in the case of The Williams
& Wilkins Co. v. United States (Ct. Cl., No. 73-68).
[See earlier story in the Information Bulletin. March
The Baltimore publisher announced continuation
of its increased institutional subscription rates for
libraries that do not include or imply payment of a
fee for institutional licenses to photocopy. At the
same time, the company withdrew, pending disposi-
tion of the case on appeal, a proposal it made subse-
quent to the February 16 report of Commissioner
Davis for the payment of a five-cents-per-page inter-
library loan fee for the photocopying of articles from
Claiming that Commissioner Davis' February 16
report and ruling has the full weight and force of law
until reversed, The Williams & Wilkins Co. earlier had
announced a plan to implement the ruling. The plan
called for an increased institutional subscription rate
that included a reproduction license. Under the plan,
holders of licenses would have rights to unlimited
single-copy reproduction of articles in the Company's
journals that carry an institutional rate. In addition,
the plan called for libraries to collect from patrons,
for the Company, a five-cents-per-page fee for inter-
library loan reproductions.
November 24. 1972
The Company's plan encountered a generally ad-
verse reaction and widespread criticism from libraries
and educational institutions. Chief among the objec-
tions were the precedents that would thereby be set
regarding the fair use of copyrighted materials, and
the "burdensome bookkeeping" that would be re-
quired by libraries in implementing the plan.
As defendant in the original case brought before
the Court of Claims, the National Library of Medicine
(NLM) of the U.S. Department of Health, Education,
and Welfare refused to renew its subscriptions to the
Company's journals under conditions implying or
requiring license or royalty for photocopying. The
NLM's reaction prompted the Company's reversal of
policy. In the appeal of the case brought by the
defendant before the full Court of Claims, a number
of amicus curiae briefs have been filed by education,
research, and scholarly associations in support of the
defendant. Among these are the National Education
Association and the American Library Association. A
third amicus brief on the defendant's position has
been filed by the Association of Research Libraries
on behalf of itself and the following associated
groups: Medical Library Association; American
Association of Law Libraries; American Medical Asso-
ciation: American Dental Association; Mayo Founda-
tion; Robert H. Ebert. M.D., as Dean of the Faculty
of Medicine, Harvard University; the University of
Michigan Medical School; the University of Roch-
ester, School of Medicine and Dentistry; American
Sociological Association; Modern Language Associa-
tion of America; and History of Science Society.
Among the briefs filed in support of Commissioner
Davis' position are two filed jointly by the Associa-
tion of American Publishers and the Association of
American University Presses and one filed by the
Authors League of America, Inc.
VISITORS TO LC
Latin American Visitors
Foreign participants in the Inter-American Seminar
on Integrated Information Services of Libraries,
Archives and Documentation Centers in Latin
America and the Caribbean toured the Library of
Congress on November 8. They were accompanied by
Eleanor Mitchell, Seminar Coordinator for the Orga-
nization of American States.
They toured the Main Building and some of the
reference services with Donald Stewart, Editor of the
Handbook of Latin American Studies, as escort, and
the Processing Department with Peter de la Garza,
Assistant to the Chief of the Overseas Operations
Division. They were given a briefing on developments
in the MARC project by Paul Hibschman, with Mr.
Stewart serving as interpreter. In the Latin American,
Portuguese, and Spanish Division they were greeted
The Library received the 10,000th title for
cataloging under the Cataloging-in-Publication
(CIP) Program on October 24. The book,
Wilfred T. Neill's Twentieth Century Indonesia,
will be published by Columbia University Press
in the spring of 1973.
The CIP office staff has completed mailing
out the CIP logo to all 320 participating pub-
lishers. They have been asked to use the symbol,
CP, in their advertising copy, sales catalogs, and
at display booths to inform librarians which
firms are participating in and which titles have
been processed through the CIP Program.
In the photograph, Nancy G. Jackson of the
Descriptive Cataloging Division catalogs the
LC Information Bulletin
by Earl Pariseau, Acting Chief of the Division, and by
Mrs. Mary Kahler, Assistant Chief.
Following their tour, the foreign visitors were
guests of the Library at a reception for members
given by the District of Columbia Library Association
in the Great Hall of the Library.
The Inter-American Seminar is sponsored by
Unesco, the OAS, the Department of State, and the
U.S. National Commission for Unesco. From Novem-
ber 6-17, the program combined working sessions,
lectures, and tours of important libraries and archives
in the Washington, D.C. area. Dr. Carlos Victor
Penna, Consultant to the Office of Latin American
Education and former Director of the Division for the
Development of Documentation, Libraries, and
Archives at Unesco, served as director of the Seminar.
Among the foreign participants were Julio Aguirre
Quintero, Subdirector, Colcultura, Bogota, Colombia;
Mrs. Cordelia Robalinho de Oliveira Cavalcanti, Direc-
tor, Chamber of Deputies Library, Brasilia, Brazil;
Guillermo Durand Fl6rez, Director, National Ar-
chives, Lima, Peru; Ricardo Alberto Gietz, Chief,
Center of Scientific Documentation, National Council
of Scientific and Technical Research, Burenos Aires,
Argentina; and Mrs. Betty Johnson de Vodanovi6,
Santiago, Chile. Also present were Dr. Alma Jordan,
Deputy Librarian, University of the West Indies, St.
Augustine, Trindidad; Josefa Emilia Sabor, Director,
Bibliographic Center, University of Buenos Aires,
Buenos Aires; Armando M. Sandoval, Mexico City,
Mexico; Aurelio Tanodi, School of Archives and
Humanities, City University, Cordoba, Argentina;
Jos6 de J. Arias, Colombian Institute for the Ad-
vancement of Higher Education, Bogota; G. D.
Femrndex de la Garza, Director, Center for Informa-
tion and Documentation Services, National Council
of Science and Technology, Mexico City; Ario Garza
Mercado, Graduate School of Library Science, Uni-
versity of Texas, Austin; Jos6 A. Rodriguez Gallardo,
Director National School of Libraries and Archives,
Mexico City; and Ricardo J6rez Amador de los Rios
and Maria Angela Sanchez de la Rivera, both of
Library School Visits
Students and librarians from the following libraries
also visited the Library of Congress:
Librarians from the Graduate Library School of
Antwerp, Belgium, on October 16.
Graduate students from the Columbia University
School of Library Service, accompanied by Terry
Belanger of the faculty, on November 10.
Undergraduate and graduate students from the
Division of Library Science, Clarion State College,
Clarion, Pa., accompanied by Bernard Vavrek, Asso-
ciate Professor, on November 17.
Graduate students from the Department of Library
Science of Catholic University, escorted by Dr.
Mathilde Rovelstad, Associate Professor, on
Other libraries visiting were:
Diana Stephens, USIS, going to Tehran, Iran.
M. C. Beekman, USIS, going to Lima, Peru.
Mrs. Lillian L. Halberg, Chief Cataloger, Lincoln
City Libraries, Lincoln, Neb.
Karl Lo, Head, Asiatic Collection, Far Eastern
Library, University of Washington, Seattle; holder of
fellowship from Council on Library Resources.
Mrs. Charlotte L. Wood, Administrative Officer,
Washington State Library, Olympia.
Enid Wiley, Chief of Public Services, Bucknell Uni-
versity Library, Lewisburg, Pa.
Marcia E. Duncan, Government Publications Librar-
ian, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Lennie Stovel, Wayne Davison, and Ted Panofsky
of Project BALLOTS, Stanford University Library,
Mrs. Trish Skaptason, Librarian for the American
Newspaper Publishers Association, and three staff
members, Mrs. Christy White, Mrs. Virginia Riggs, and
Mrs. Frances Naftalin, a trustee of the Minneapolis
Public Library and a member of the Library Advisory
Commission for the State of Minnesota.
Scheduled for Broadcast
Two literary programs given at the Library ear-
lier this season have been scheduled for delayed
broadcast in December by radio station WGMS-
AM (570) and FM (103.5) in the Washington,
D.C., area. A reading from the works of John
Donne by Arnold Moss, which was presented on
November 13, will be broadcast on Saturday,
December 2, at 9:30 p.m. A poetry reading by
Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) and Ned O'Gorman
with Josephine Jacobsen as moderator, which was
given on November 20, will be broadcast on Satur-
day, December 23 at 9:30 p.m.
November 24, 1972
Mr. Bridge and Dr. Mozolin
U.S. HISTORY BOOK PUBLISHED
IN RUSSIA PRESENTED TO LC
Dr. Viktor P. Mozolin, Dean of the School of
Economics and Law at Lumumba University, Mos-
cow, presented to the Library on October 25 two
copies of a history of the United States just published
in the U.S.S.R. Entitled Recent History of the United
States of America, it was written by N. V. Sivachev
and E. F. Iaz'kov and published by the Moscow Uni-
versity Publishing House. It was prepared so recently
that it includes an account of President Nixon's 1972
visit to the Soviet Union.
Peter H. Bridge, Assistant Chief of the Exchange
and Gift Division, accepted the books from Dr.
Mozolin on behalf of the Library. John C. Finzi,
Assistant Director for Library Resources, Reference
Department, and Robert V. Allen, Area Specialist
(U.S.S.R.) in the Slavic Division, also attended the
DEATH OF FORMER STAFF MEMBER
Mrs. Elizabeth Van Brakle Coffin died on Novem-
ber 16 at the Holy Cross Hospital following a long
illness. Mrs. Coffin, the wife of the former Law
Librarian of Congress, was a member of the Library
of Congress staff from 1928 to 1946, when she re-
signed prior to the birth of their daughter Elizabeth.
A native of Teaport, New Jersey, she moved to Wash-
ington with her family during World War I and
attended public schools here and was a graduate of
the old Central High School. Following her gradua-
tion from Swarthmore College, she was appointed to
a position in the Union Catalogues section of "Proje :t
B" for the Increase of Bibliographic Apparatus. She
was promoted to increasingly responsible positions in
the Card, Cooperative Cataloging, and Descriptive
Cataloging divisions. Mrs. Coffin was a member of the
Card Division staff at the time of her resignation in
Memorial services will be held at the Church of The
Savior at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 25. Mrs.
Coffin is survived by her husband, Lewis C. Coffin,
and one daughter, Elizabeth L. Wallace, both of
Mary E. Armstrong, Senior Descriptive Cataloger in
the Descriptive Cataloging Division, retired on
November 10, after more than 28 years with the
Federal Government. A native of New York City,
Miss Armstrong received an A.B. degree in English
from Cornell University and did graduate work at
Miss Armstrong began her career with the Federal
Government in 1943 at the U.S. Naval Shipyard in
Brooklyn, N.Y. Except for a few brief periods with
private business she has been with the Government
ever since. Her Federal library career began in 1948 as
a Library Assistant with the National Security
Resources Board. Miss Armstrong also worked in the
libraries of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the
Office of Price Stabilization Agency, and the Central
Intelligence Agency before coming to the Library of
Congress in 1967 as a Cataloger in the English Section
of the Descriptive Cataloging Division.
John W. Broadus, General Equipment Operator in
the Buildings Services Section of the Buildings Man-
agement Office, was presented a 30-year Federal
Service Award pin on November 10 by F. E. Croxton,
Director of the Administrative Department.
Born in Louisville, Ga., Mr. Broadus came to Wash-
ington, D.C., in 1937, where he attended local
schools. After serving with the U.S. Army from 1942
to 1946, he joined the Library as a member of the
then Buildings and Grounds Division. In September
1947 he transferred from that division to the Surplus
Books Project for Veterans as a Storekeeper.
Mr. Broadus was promoted to Electric Truck
LC Information Bulletin
Operator in March 1953 and to his present position in
July 1964. He is known by many of the LC staff as
he regularly operates the electric truck used to trans-
port materials through the tunnel between the two
Charles Gallozzi, Assistant Chief of the Division for
the Blind and Physically Handicapped, is the recipient
of the 1972 Superior Performance Award given by
the District of Columbia, Maryland, and West Virginia
Chapter of the American Association of Workers for
the Blind. Inc. He received the award at a banquet on
November 2 during the three-day biennial meeting of
the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Association
of Workers for the Blind, Inc., (AAWB) held in Wash-
ington, D.C. George Magers, chairman of the host
chapter's awards committee, presented the award, a
plaque bearing the citation "for outstanding perfor-
mance in providing services to the blind and visually
DBPH was host to about 50 of the AAWB members
attending the meeting for a tour of the Taylor Street
Annex on the afternoon of November 2. The division
also displayed an exhibit of talking books and play-
back equipment at the meeting held at the Burlington
Hotel. The Mid-Atlantic Region of AAWB includes
the District of Columbia and six States: Maryland,
West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York,
and New Jersey.
James H. Hutson, Coordinator of the American
Revolution Bicentennial Office, delivered the lun-
cheon address on "Benjamin Franklin and the West"
at the annual meeting of the Western Historical Asso-
ciation at New Haven, Conn., on October 14.
On October 27, Mr. Hutson addressed the East
Central Conference of the American Society for
Eighteenth Century Studies, meeting in Richmond,
Va., on the topic "The Eighteenth Century from the
On November 3, he spoke at the fall meeting of the
Fellows of American Studies at Philadelphia on
"Pennsylvania Politics, 1750-1776."
Alan Jabbour, Head of the Archive of Folk Song,
visited Stockbridge Elementary School, Columbus,
Ohio, on October 24-26 to confer with teachers,
educationists, students, and members of the commu-
nity on a project to study the roots of Appalachian
culture. The project, sponsored by National Humani-
ties Faculty, took place in a school made up almost
entirely of the children of immigrants from Appala-
chia, where the local teachers are studying the cul-
tural background of their students in order to
improve the school's curriculum and its relationship
to the community.
Mary C. Lethbridge, Information Officer, addressed
the monthly luncheon meeting of the Washington
Chapter of the Religious Public Relations Council,
Inc., in the Methodist Building on October 18. Mrs.
Lethbridge supplemented the information in the
Encyclopedia Britannica film, "The Library of Con-
gress," with a description of some of the Library's
holdings of special interest to this audience, and of
services and publications available.
An article about the Library of Congress which
appeared in the September-October issue ofMaruzen
Raiburari Nyusu (Maruzen Library News) was pre-
pared by Nancy Benco, Public Information Specialist
in the Information Office, and translated into Japa-
nese by Mayumi Taniguchi, Supervisor of the Japa-
nese Language Unit in the Descriptive Cataloging
Division. The article which is entitled "The Library of
Congress" discusses its history and services. Two
other stories, written by Japanese librarians, appear in
the same issue and deal with the Library's MARC
project and the National Program for Acquisitions
and Cataloging. Photographs of the Main and Annex
Buildings, the Main Reading Room, the Great Hall,
and a model of the James Madison Memorial Building
illustrate the articles.
Paul Vassallo, Director of the National Serials Data
Program, addressed 800 librarians attending the New
England Technical Services Librarians conference in
Portsmouth, N.H., on October 5. Mr. Vassallo dis-
cussed the purpose of and the developments in the
National Serials Data Program.
On October 6, Mr. Vassallo met at the Boston
Public Library with members of the Boston Library
Consortium to explain the purpose of the National
Serials Data Program, the progress of the program,
and the plans for continued development.
Sarah L. Wallace, Publications Officer, spoke at the
banquet of the 77th annual conference of the Minne-
sota Library Association on October 10, at Madden's
Lodge on Gull Lake in Minnesota. Miss Wallace
pointed out that she was not the first to have fol-
lowed the path from Minnesota to the Library of
Congress. The first reader to receive a book at the
Library when it opened on November 1, 1897, was
Dr. Max West, born in St. Cloud, Minn., and educated
at the state university. Herbert Putnam, Librarian of
Congress from 1899 to 1939, had also come to LC
Miss Wallace discussed the world of Government
November 24. 1972
publications and. more specifically, she talked about
the evolution of an LC publication from the original
proposal to the published volume.
Appointments: Thomas C. Albro, paper conservator, GS-5,
Restor. 4228; Phyllis D. Barber, cataloger, GS-7, Cop Cat,
4335; James R. L. Copies, special policeman (private) Bldgs,
4275; Robert Ieller, consultant for preservation, Preserv, NP;
Aaron M. Harley, clerk-typist, GS-2, Cat Publ, 7-500; Patricia
L. Kelly. clerical assistant, GT-3, Photodup, 3-100; Phillip R.
Kraft, clerk, GS-3, CRS C, 4099; Harry F. Lee, Jr., deck
attendant, GS-3, S&R, 2-600; Maynard M. Marshall, micro-
filming assistant, GS-4, PMO, 4175; Dennis C. McGrath,
microphotographer assistant, GT-3, Photodup, 5-100; Dennis
B. Pearson. reading room assistant, GS-2, S&R, 5-600;
Micheline Meyers Perry, inquiries recorder trainee, GS-7, CRS
D. 4196; Allen R. Thompson, Jr., messenger-arranger, GS-2,
Cat Mgmt, 4306; Rita M. Volz, European exchange acces-
sioner, GS-5. F&G. 4337.
Temporary Appointments: Hong-Kyoon An, language
specialist, GS-9. FRD, NP; Karen Ann Murphy, file clerk,
GS-4, Cop Serv, NP; James O. Nelson, reference assistant,
GS-5, CRS C, 4119.
Reappointments: Florence B. Barber, editorial assistant,
GS-4, CRS E. 4247; Michael L. Donaldson, studio engineer,
GT-5. Mus, 4271.
Promotions: Ingrid Barlow, Ov Op, to editorial clerk
(trainee). GS-5. GR&B, 4315; David H. Bowman, Cat Publ,
to MARC verifier, GS-7, MARC Ed, 4292; James E. Mills, to
assistant clerical supervisor, GS-4, CRS D, 4198; Lois
Movshin. to personnel and statistical control clerk, GS-5,
Proc, 4140; Mary Karen Renninger. to librarian, GS-7, DBPH,
4253; Isaac R. Showell, Jr., S&R, to library assistant, GS-4,
LL 0, 4195; Thelma 1. Sykes, to secretary to the assistant
chief, GS-5, Cat Publ, 4136; Barbara J. Wilson, LL FE, to
language specialist GS-9. FRD, NP.
Temporary Promotion: Charles H. Knull, to technical
information specialist, GS-7, LL AB, 4276.
Transfers: William C. Ackerman, Publ, to analyst in science
and technology. GS-12, CRS SPR. NP; Howard H. Fawcett,
LLO, to supervisor for stack services, GS-7, LL AB, 4277.
Resignations: Valerie E. Denney, Loan; Diane E. Rapin,
NEW REFERENCE WORKS
in The Survival Handbook (New York, Winchester
Press, 1972. 312 p. SK606.M47), William K. Merrill
describes in detail methods of dealing successfully
with a wide variety of emergencies in the remote out-
doors. Instruction is provided in using a compass,
signaling, building shelters and fires (with or without
matches), finding food, and applying first aid for
survival on land and sea, in extreme heat and cold,
and in clement and inclement weather. Merrill's work
is fully indexed and is generously illustrated with his
own instructive drawings. A copy is available for
reference in the Main Reading Room.
Mug Shots; Who's Who in the New Earth, by Jay
Acton, Alan LeMond, and Parker Hodges (New York,
World, 1972. 274 p. CT220.A27 1972), is a new addi-
tion to the biography collection of the Main Reading
Room. According to the authors, "this book is an
introduction to over 200 individuals in the alternate
culture. They are groupies, poets, revolutionaries,
writers, cartoonists, educators, and freaks. And they
tell over 200 stories of their view of a changing
America." Some political and artistic groups are also
identified. Photographs by Raeanne Rubenstein are
included for many of the biographies.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATIONS
Accessions List: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore,
Brunei. Vol. 7, No. 8, August 1972. (pp. 199-218.)
Vol. 7, No. 9, September 1972. (pp. 219-248.) Con-
tinuing subscriptions free to libraries upon request to
the Field Director, Library of Congress Office, Ameri-
can Embassy, APO San Francisco 96356.
Accessions List: Middle East. Vol. 10, No. 9, Sep-
tember 1972. (pp. 263-279.) Continuing subscrip-
tions free to libraries upon request to the Acting
Field Director, Library of Congress Office, U.S. Inter-
ests Section, Spanish Embassy, Cairo, Arab Republic
Digest of Public General Bills and Resolutions.
92nd Congress, 2nd Session. Cumulative issue No. 4,
Part II, 1972. (Various pagings.) For sale by the
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government
Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, for $13 per
two-part set or $50 a session, domestic, and $62.50 a
session, foreign (LC 14.6:92-2/II-5).
LC Science Tracer Bullet: Dolphins (TB 72-15).
October 1972. (4 p.) Compiled by V. O. Sammons.
Free on request from the Science and Technology
Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
New Serial Titles-Classed Subject Arrangement.
September 1972. (37 p.) Prepared under the sponsor-
LC Information Bulletin
ship of the Joint Committee on the Union List of
Serials and published monthly by the Library of Con-
gress. For sale by the Card Division, Library of Con-
gress, Building 159, Navy Yard Annex, Washington,
D.C. 20541, for $25 a year.
Selected Information Resources on Industrial
Safety (SL 72-21). October 1972. (18 p.) Compiled
by the Science and Technology Division's National
Referral Center, this is an informal listing of 74 orga-
nizations that will provide information on various
aspects of industrial safety. The list is arranged under
11 subheadings, most of them denoting some hazard
in the working environment, such as fire, radiation,
noise, etc. Each entry gives the name, address, and
telephone number of an organization, and a brief
description of the information services provided.
Copies of the listing may be obtained free from the
National Referral Center, Science and Technology
Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Press Releases: No. 72-80 (November 13) Seven members
appointed to National Advisory Committee to National
Serials Data Program; No. 72-81 (November 13) Lecture by
lan Hamilton on recent poetry in Great Britain will be pre-
sented at Library of Congress on November 27.
Special Announcements: No. 523 (November 3) concerned
voting on November 7 in the general election; no. 524
(November 6) gave the upcoming holiday schedules of the
Library; no. 525 (November 6) advised the staff on the tem-
porary closing of the Senate Stationery Room; no. 526
(November 6) announced the appointment of Frederick John
Rosenthal as Assistant Chief of the Library Services Division,
Congressional Research Service; no. 527 (November 8)
announced the retirement of William W. Rossiter, Chief of
the Financial Management Office and Acting Chief of the
Procurement and Supply Division, Administrative Depart-
NEWS IN THE LIBRARY WORLD
NCLIS Awards First Contracts for Studies
The National Commission on Libraries and Infor-
mation Science has awarded its first four contracts,
totaling $52,000 for fiscal year 1972, for studies of
library service in the United States on all levels.
The contracts are for: preliminary investigation of
present and potential library and information service
needs contracted to the University of California at
Berkeley; an analysis of social, economic, and techni-
cal requirements for libraries and information services
from 1975-1980, contracted to Edwin Parker, Profes-
sor for Communication Research at Stanford Univer-
sity; a study of funding sources for public libraries to
be handled by the Public Administration Service,
Chicago; and a feasibility study of centralized and
regionalized interlibrary loan centers to be done
through the Association of Research Libraries, Wash-
The study for investigation of present and potential
library and information service needs will be directed
by Charles Bourne, Director of the Institute of
Library Research and Professor of the School of
Librarianship at the University of California. The
comprehensive working paper will assist the Commis-
sion in establishing its priorities for developing na-
tional planning for library and informational needs as
charged by law. The study will identify needs for
services on the part of various publics and describe
how the library and information community can best
serve those needs. The study will explore the litera-
ture relating to the objectives and specifications for
post-1975 library services and survey and assess plan-
ning, methodology, and techniques that could be
helpful. It will also provide preliminary identification
and formulation of tentative specifications for such
The Parker study will identify the impact of social-
economic factors and advances in communications
and information technology from 1975 to 1980 on
the library and information needs of information
users. The report will be available to the Commission
on January 1, 1973.
The Public Administration Service report will inves-
tigate the full scope of financial resources available to
public libraries. Although much is known about how
funds are spent by public libraries and library systems
in the United States, little is known about the sources
of funds. This study will let public libraries see where
and how additional funds could be made available.
The ARL feasibility study of centralized and
regionalized inter-library loan centers will review cur-
rent literature on the subject, estimate the future
demand for inter-library loans, prepare an outline of
methodology for a cost study of initial development
of central and regional lending centers, and establish a
professional committee to review recommendations
and to prepare a report to be submitted to the Com-
mission as a working paper by the end of March
Loran Karsner Joins Josten, Inc.
Loran P. Karsner, former Chief of the Library of
November 24, 1972
Congress Card Division, has been named sales repre-
sentative for the Library Services Division of Josten,
Inc., a Minneapolis-based firm offering wholesale
books, supplies, and catalog cards. Mr. Karsner retired
from the Library in June after more than 40 years of
Government service [see Information Bulletin,
August 18, pp. 371-372].
In his new position, Mr. Karsner will be serving
Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North
and South Carolina, and Virginia.
Japan's National Diet Library Names New Librarian
Sadataka Miyasaka succeeds the late Yoshimaro
Kubota as Librarian of the National Diet Library of
Japan. [See the September 1 issue of the Information
Bulletin, p. 399.] Mr. Miyasaka, who was appointed
on October 28, is the fifth Librarian to serve in the
Cabinet-level post since the establishment of Japan's
national library in 1948.
A graduate of Waseda University in Tokyo, Mr.
Miyasaka began his long career in the Office of the
Secretariat of the House of Peers and then the House
of Councilors, the upper chamber of the National
Diet (Parliament). He became Vice Secretary General
in 1957, and rose to Secretary General in 1965, a
post from which he retired in July.
It is customary to appoint former Secretary Gen-
erals to the Librarian's post, alternating those from
the two houses of the Diet. Mr. Miyasaka has been
appointed from the House of Councilors.
Cartography Center Dedicated
The Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History
of Cartography was dedicated on November 1 at
Chicago's Newberry Library. David Woodward will
serve as director of the Center.
The dedication ceremonies, held in the Library,
included a black tie reception and dinner for some
200 invited guests. Walter W. Ristow, Chief of the
Geography and Map Division, represented the Library
of Congress at the ceremonies.
Featured speaker was Rear Adm. Samuel E. Mori-
son (U.S.N.R., ret.), who described a recent three-
month journey he took with his wife and several
associates to retrace the three-year round-the-world
voyage (1519-1521) of Ferdinand Magellan.
The next three days, November 2-4, were devoted
to the Symposium on Five Centuries of Map Printing.
More than 200 American, Canadian, and European
specialists in the history of cartography participated
in this third triennial series of The Kenneth Neben-
zahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography.
The keynote address, presented Thursday evening,
November 2, by Arthur H. Robinson, Professor of
Cartography, University of Wisconsin, was on the
subject "Map Making and Map Printing: The Evolu-
tion of a Working Relationship."
Sessions on November 3 and 4 were chaired by
George Kish, Department of Geography, University
of Wisconsin. They included the following speakers
and papers: David Woodward, Newberry Library,
"The Woodcut Map"; Coolie Verner, University of
British Columbia, "Copper Engraving"; Walter W.
Ristow, Library of Congress, "Lithography and Maps,
1796-1850"; Elizabeth M. Harris, Smithsonian Insti-
tution, "Miscellaneous 19th-Century Map Printing
Processes"; Cornelis Koeman, Rijksuniversitet,
Utrecht, The Netherlands, "The Application of
Photography to Map Printing and the Transition to
The papers from the first Nebenzahl Lectures, pre-
sented in 1966 by the late R. A. Skelton, former
Superintendent of the Map Room, British Museum,
were published on November 1 in a volume entitled
Maps, a Historical Survey of Their Study and Collect-
The papers for the second series, which was pre-
sented in 1969 by William P. Cumming, Professor
Emeritus, Davidson College, are now in press.
The papers given at the November symposia will be
published in late 1973 or early 1974.
3 Members Appointed to
Woodrow Wilson Center Board
President Nixon has announced the appointment of
three persons to be members of the Board of Trustees
of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars in the Smithsonian Institution for a term
expiring October 23, 1978. The appointees are:
Rawleigh Warner, Jr., of New Canaan, Conn., Chair-
man of the Board, Mobil Oil Co.; William M. Batten
of Mill Neck, N.Y., Chairman of the Board, J. C.
Penny Co.; and Robert H. Bork of New Haven,
Conn., Professor of Law, Yale Law School.
The 15-member Board of Trustees is composed of
eight private members appointed by the President,
one person from within the Government appointed
by the President, and six ex officio members. The ex
officio members are the Secretary of State, Secretary
of Health, Education, and Welfare, Chairman of the
National Endowment for the Humanities, Secretary
of the Smithsonian Institution, Librarian of Congress,
and the Archivist of the United States. Members
appointed from private life serve six-year terms
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AASLH to Host Seminar
The American Association for State and Local
History (AASLH) will sponsor a seminar on January
8-10, 1973, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington,
D.C. The use of the computer in historical organiza-
tions is the subject of this third seminar in a series of
five AASLH specialized seminars supported by the
National Museum Act. Topics for discussion will
include membership, cataloging, office terminals,
printing, and accounting. A special session is sched-
uled for demonstration of various types of equipment
that can be used by historical organizations. Leading
professionals in the history field will lecture and lead
discussions on the topics covered.
Selection of seminar participants will be limited to
35 advanced professionals and will be based on pre-
vious experience related to the subject, geographical
distribution, and potential use of the information by
the applicant's institution. Application forms may be
obtained by writing to: Specialized Training for
Advanced Professionals, American Association for
State and Local History, 1315 Eighth Ave., South,
Nashville, Tenn. 37203. Deadline for receipt of appli-
cations is December 8.
Libraries to Conduct Study of Upward Mobility
The National Agricultural Library and the Univer-
sity of Maryland have announced a cooperative agree-
ment, effective September 1, to study alternative
educational patterns for career opportunities. In-
spired by the current effort to provide upward mobil-
ity for employees in Federal libraries, the study will
analyze the synthesis of education and past job
experience and its importance in providing opportuni-
ties for career advancement.
Objectives of the study are to develop a model
program that would provide job advancement, educa-
tional and career opportunities to library technicians
and paraprofessionals, and provide opportunities for
continuing education in librarianship to all library
employees. Part II of the study will be a continuation
of "An Experimental Education Program in Library
and Information Services," an earlier cooperative
project conducted by the two institutions and focus-
ing on the professional staff in libraries. Under the
direction of Alfred Hodina, National Agricultural
Library, and Margaret E. Chisholm, School of Library
and Information Services, University of Maryland, the
agreement will continue in force through June 30,
Roundup of Library Activities
Lewis Mumford, social philosopher, architectural
critic, and political activist, has been named the recip-
ient of the 1972 National Medal for Literature, to be
presented on December 13. Conferred annually by
the National Book Committee, this major American
award, consisting of $5,000 and a bronze medal de-
signed by Leonard Baskin, is given to a living Ameri-
can writer for the excellence of his or her total contri-
bution to the world of letters.
Mr. Mumford is the eighth Medalist to be honored
by the Committee. Previous winners were E. B.
White, Robert Penn Warren, Conrad Aiken, Marianne
Moore, W. H. Auden, Edmund Wilson, and Thornton
Kenneth L. Mathis, former Assistant Director in
charge of Interpretation at the Brooklyn Museum in
New York, has joined the staff of the National En-
dowment for the Humanities. He will head the
expanded Museums Program, which is part of NEH's
Division of Public Programs. Mr. Mathis served as a
consultant and outside reviewer to the NEH prior to
his permanent appointment.
Beverly Lynch has been appointed Executive Secre-
tary of the Association of College and Research
Libraries, becoming the first woman to hold the post.
Mrs. Lynch has worked on the library staffs of Yale
University, the University of Illinois, and Marquette
University. She expects to receive her Ph. D. degree
from the University of Wisconsin in December.
Jerrold Orne will retire on January 1, after 15 years
as University Librarian at the University of North
Carolina. He plans to return to fulltime teaching as a
professor in the School of Library Science.
A summary report on the Symposium of Editors of
Documentation, Library and Archives Journals held
at Unesco headquarters in Paris on May 16-18 has
been issued. The report is available in limited quanti-
ties from Unesco Headquarters, Place de Fontenoy,
Paris 7e, France.
The schedule for the spring seminars of the Insti-
tute of Renaissance and 18th-Century Studies has
been announced by its co-sponsors, the Folger Shake-
speare Library, American University, George Washing-
ton University, the University of Maryland, and West
Topics will cover Studies in the Baroque, The Con-
cept of Liberty in England, and Shakespeare and the
Law. Seminars will run from mid-February to mid-
May. Applications should be addressed to Director of
Research Activities, Folger Shakespeare Library,
Washington, D.C. 20003. Deadline for spring registra-
tion is December I.
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