Report of the Librarian for

Report of the Librarian for

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...and data in regard to them. Cataloging statistics are included in tables 6 and 7. Statistics of circulation are given in table 10. Other activities are described in the body of the report under their appropriate headings. About June 1, 1933, the Bureau of Agricultural Engineering was moved into new quarters in Temporary Building C. For its library this meant more centralization of collections, as it brought into one room those that had been spread out into two rooms and various offices. At the same time, many books and bound periodicals which were less frequently used were returned for shelving in the main library. This was necessary as the collection has been growing rapidly, and the shelves had become crowded. The Teference and bibliographical work of the past year reflected to an unusual degree the economic situation in the United States and abroad, particularly in the libraries of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Bureau of Public Roads. The interest aroused in forestry by the President's plan for developing a Civilian Conservation Corps was felt directly in the Forest Service library. Books of a general nature were sought, and that library was consulted by those developing the camp libraries. The past fiscal year also saw the preparation of A National Plan for American Forestry. This plan, prepared in response to Senate Resolution 57 (73d Cong., 1st sess., S.Doc. No. 12) covers the entire field of forestry and is both a record of past accomplishments and a program for the future. Its preparation involved the time of many members of the research organization of the Forest Service and led to what were perhaps the heaviest demands the Forest Service library has ever experienced. A heavy burden of this work fell upon Miss Stockbridge, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626834
  • 9781236626837