Distribution of Library of Congress Cataloging
To distribute cataloging data files and related technical publications to government agencies, libraries and other institutions and individuals. This enables them to utilize Library of Congress cataloging and national standards to avoid costly cataloging in their own institutions.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 05/05/2005 (This program is not the domestic assistance type required to be listed in the CFDA.)
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Dissemination of Technical Information.
In fiscal year 2002, the Cataloging Distribution Service sold 2,914 annual catalog subscriptions, 22,661 technical publications, and 207 annual subscriptions for MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) data files, 4,442 CD-ROM subscriptions, and 3,063 subscripsions for Web-based services.
2 U.S.C. 150.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any institution or individual may apply.
Any institution or individual may benefit.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Request for ordering information. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
By written request. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Any institution or individual may purchase current awareness catalog cards, MARC (machine-readable cataloging) data files, and other technical publications directly from the Cataloging Distribution Service.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Office of the Chief, Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-4910. Telephone: (202) 707-6100.
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 02 $5,305,981; FY 03 est $7,369,000; and FY 04 est $7,369,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Literature describing the procedure for ordering materials is available from the Cataloging Distribution Service, and is found in the Cataloging Distribution Service Complete Catalog of products and services.
Examples of Funded Projects