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Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Extend automatically each

year. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Monthly - enrollment by class. Annual - cost analysis of

school operation. Other - at request of Maritime Administrator. Audits: As desired by Maritime Administration. Type and frequency

as needs indicate. Records: Pertaining to each school, its officers, faculty and students,

the vessel and crew, and the shore base are required to be kept

indefinitely.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-70-1703-0-1-502.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $2,148,000; FY 71 est

$2,515,000; and FY 72 est $2,200,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Up to $75,000 direct

grants to each State; up to $600 per year per cadet allowance. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 441 new

Merchant Marine officers graduated from schools in Maine,

Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Michigan, California. There will

be 404 in fiscal year 1971. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: CFR 46 II H

310A; standard college catalogs are available from the schools

listed below or from the Maritime Administration. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: (a) Federal Government: none; (b)

standard information for prospective students: Maine Maritime
Acad y, Castine, Maine 04421; Massachusetts Maritime
Academy, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532; New York
Maritime Academy, Fort Schuyler, N.Y. 10465; Texas Maritime
Academy, Johnston, Texas 77550; California Maritime Academy, "
Vallejo, California 94590; Great Lakes Maritime Academy,

Traverse City, Michigan 48213.
Headquarters Office: Chief, Division of Maritime Academies, Offices

of Maritime Manpower, Maritime Administration, Washington,

D.C. 20235. Telephone: (202) 967-2095.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.507, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

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11.507 U.S. MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY

(Kings Point)

FEDERAL AGENCY: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, DEPART

MENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Kings Point Permanency Act; Public Law 84-415

(Sec. 2(G)(1) of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936; 46 U.S.C.

1126. OBJECTIVES: Training of Merchant Marine Officers. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Training. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: This program is a Federally

operated maritime academy providing training, subsistence, books, quarters, uniforms, medical care, and program travel to its students without cost. Appropriations restricted to the above and

the operation and maintenance of the school. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Male high school graduates who are U.S.

citizens. In general, criteria are similar to those generally used for

college admission Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: Request to Congressman or Senator for

nomination for appointment to the school - usual documents for

college admission. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: Person desiring appointment to the

school apply to Senators or Congressman for nomination. Application Procedure: Nominating officials submit nominations to

school through Maritime Administration. Selection is competitive

by merit. Award Procedure: Appointment approved by Assistant Secretary for

Maritime Affairs (Maritime Administrator).
Deadlines: Nominations must be submitted by December 31 of year

preceding that in which admission is desired.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: 3 to 8 months.
Appeals: To the school
Renewals: Not applicable.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: 4 years - Uniform and

textbook allowances on quarterly basis; sea year salary monthly. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.

Records: Not applicable.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-70-1707-0-1-502.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $6,432,000; FY 71 est

$6,982,000; and FY 72 est $7,300,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $475 per year per

student for 3 years for uniforms and books; $2,088 in salary

during sea year. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 181 Merchant

Marine Officers were graduated and in fiscal year 1971 it is

estimated that 215 officers will be graduated. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: CFR 46 II H9

310c; Standard college catalogs and brochures. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Admissions Officer, U.S. Merchant Marine

Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. 11024, telephone: (516) 482-8200; !
Central Region Director, Maritime Administration, 701 Loyola i
Avenue, P.O. Box 52948, New Orleans, Louisiana 70150,
telephone: (504) 527-6556; Western Region Director, Maritime
Administration, 450 Golden Gate Ave., Box 36073, San

Francisco, California 94102, telephone: (415) 556-3816. Headquarters Office: Chief, Office of Maritime Manpower, Maritime

Administration, Washington, D.C. 20235. Telephone: (202)

967-3018. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.506, State Marine Schools.

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NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS

11.600 BUILDING CODE (REGULATIONS) ASSISTANCE TO STATES

(NCSBCS)

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: National Bureau of Standards Organic Act; 15

U.S.C. 201 et seq. OBJECTIVES: To assist the States in the technical evaluation and the

transfer of information in order to develop uniform regulations in

the building industry. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Advisory Services and Counseling;

Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Provides individual States with

current information regarding other State programs, legislation, and services. This is accomplished by consulting with the States directly and by the dist outing of material which is sent to the NBS by each state. This distribution is done without editorial comment or legislative direction. NBS, in cooperation with the Council of State Governments, responds to legislative writing assistance inquiries and provides staff assistance to the annual conference of the National Conference of States on Building

Codes and Standards. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: At the present time only States may apply.

Constitutional police power authorities are a State responsibility

and codes (regulations) are included in this area. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: Applicant must present evidence of

State executive office endorsement.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: By written request from the individual State

to Headquarters Office.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.

Deadlines: None.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: None.
Audits: None.

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-0651-0 1-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $90,000; FY 71 est

$140,000; and FY 72 est $ 240,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Approximately 500 consultations

with State associations, and individuals in fiscal year 1970 and

fiscal year 1971, REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “Constitution

and Bylaws of the National Conference of States on Building

Codes and Standards.” No charge.
INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: None.
Headquarters Office: Chief, State Codes and Standards Section,

Building Research Division, National Bureau of Standards,

Washington, D.C. 20234. Telephone: (301) 921-3447.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.403, Seismological Investigations; 14.203,

Comprehensive Planning Assistance; 14.504, Urban Planning
Research and Development.

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11.601 CALIBRATION AND TESTING SERVICES

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: National Bureau of Standards Organic Act; 15

U.S.C. 271-278e. OBJECTIVES: To provide a consistent system of physical measurement

in the United States of America. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Provides the scientific basis for

measurements that are used for assurance of interchangeability and uniformity of manufactured items, for process control, for informational and scientific purposes, and for fairness and objectivity in commerce. The principal emphasis is on those calibrations and other tests requiring such accuracy as can be obtained only by direct comparison with NBS standards to the extent that funds are available to NBS. There are

restrictions. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Calibrations are provided on a fce basis to State

and local governments, academic institutions, scientific laboratories, industrial firms, corporations, and individuals. Fees

may be waived for State and State supported regulatory agencies. Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.

Credentials/Documentation: Not applicable.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: Nonc.
Application Procedure: Submission of purchase order to: Office of

Measurement Services or appropriate technical division. National
Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234; or to Office of
Measurement Services or appropriate technical division. National

Bureau of Standards, Boulder, Colorado 80302.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: Not applicable.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.

Records: Not applicable.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-4650-0-4-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $2,375,000; FY 71 est

$2,000,000; and FY 72 est $2,000.000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, approximately

39,000 individual tests were performed. Estimate for 1971 is

35,000 individual tests. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: National

Bureau of Standards Special Publication 250 “Calibration and
Testing Services of the National Bureau of Standards.” Available
from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, Cost: $1.75. Program Literature -
The NBS TN's (Technical Notes), SP's (Special Publications), and
Monographs listed may be obtained at the price indicated from the
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office,
Washington, D.C. 20402; the Clearinghouse for liederal Scientific
and Technical Information, Springfield, Virginia 22151. Order the
NBS Technical News Bulletins ($3 per year) directly from

Government Printing Office.
INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: Office of Measurement Services, National Bureau of Standards, Boulder, Colorado 80302. Telephone: (303)

447-3444. Headquarters Office: Office of Measurement Services, National

Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234. Telephone: (301)

921-2805. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.604, Standard Reference Materials;

11.606, Weights and Measures Service.

11.603 NATIONAL STANDARD REFERENCE DATA SYSTEM

(NSRDS)

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Standard Reference Data Act; Public Law 90-396;

15 U.S.C. 271-278e, National Bureau of Standards Organic Act. OBJECTIVES: To make critically evaluated scientific and technical

reference data readily available to scientists, engineers, and the

general public. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: This data can be of great aid to the

scientist by giving him critically evaluated and reliable data on the chemical and physical properties of materials rather than forcing him to attempt such evaluation every time a piece of information is desired. The program operates through support for data compilation projects and publication of their output. In addition the Information Services answer requests for technical information and data. There are no specific use restrictions other than that

copyright may rest with the U.S. Government. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Compilations and other publications are

available for sale to State or municipal government, societies,

institutions, firms, corporations and individuals. Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.

Credentials/Documentation: Not applicable.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure; Purchase order to Superintendent of

Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

20402.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: None.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: None.
Appeals: None.
Renewals: None,

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: None.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: None.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: None.
Audits: None.

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-0651-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $2,157,000; FY 71 est

$2,177,000; and FY 72 est $2,166,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 16

publications were issued and 1,000 requests for information were handled. In fiscal year 1971 an estimated 20 publications will be

issued and 1,100 information requests will be handled. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “National

Standard Reference Data System - Plan of Operation,”
Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office,
$0.15; Critical Evaluation Data in the Physical Sciences - A Status
Report on the National Standard Reference Data System “NBS

Tech. Note 553, Sup. Doc,” $0.70.
INFORMATION CONTACTS:
Regional or Local Office: U.S. Department of Commerce field office

listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: National Bureau of Standards, Office of

Standard Reference Data, Washington, D.C. 20234. Telephone:

(301) 921-2467. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.604, Standard Reference Materials;

11.650, National Technical Information Service; 42.007, Research and Referral Services in Science and Technology; 47.026, Sciences Information Services and Publications; 60.009, Science Information Exchange.

11.604 STANDARD REFERENCE MATERIALS

(SRM)

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: National Bureau of Standards Organic Act; 15

U.S.C. 271-278e. OBJECTIVES: Standard reference materials are well-characterized

materials produced in quantity which calibrate a measurement system to (1) facilitate the exchange of goods; (2) permit quality control; (3) determine performance characteristics; and (4)

characterize materials at scientific frontiers. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Standard reference materials can be

used in quality control, de termination of performance characteristics, and scientific research. Some nuclear standards require an Atomic Energy Commission license; other than this

there are no use restrictions. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: State and local governments, societies,

institutions, firms, corporations, and individuals may purchase the

materials. Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.

Credentials/Documentation: Not applicable. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.

Application Procedure: Purchase order to: Office of Standard

Reference Materials, National Bureau of Standards, Washington,

D.C. 20234.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: Not applicable.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.

Records: Not applicable.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-4650-0-4-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $2,378,000; FY 71 est

$1,800,000; and FY 72 est $1,350,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 33,000 units

were sold; in fiscal year 1971 estimated sales are 31,000 units. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: General information is available from: Office of Standard Reference Materials, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, at no cost. Catalog is available from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

20402, at a price of $0.50. NFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: Department of Commerce Field Offices

listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: Office of Standard Reference Materials,

National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, Attention: Mr. J. Paul Cali. Telephone: (301) 921-3479.

RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.603, National Standard Reference Data

System; 11.650, National Technical Information Service.

11.605 STATE INVENTION PROGRAM

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: National Bureau of Standards Organic Act; 15

U.S.C. 272 OBJECTIVES: To assist the States in developing programs for getting

new inventions into production. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Advisory Services and Counseling. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: The program supports State and

local programs for aiding inventors through expositions to display their inventions to manufacturers and investors and through seminars for inventors on patents, engineering, research and development, and finance and marketing. There are no use

restrictions
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant Eligibility: State councils or State-endorsed councils.
Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.

Credentials/Documentation: Not applicable.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: Letter requesting services to Headquarters

Office listed below.
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: Not applicable.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: None.
Audits: None.

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-0651-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $58,000; FY 71 est

$60,000; and FY 72 est $60,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable.
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Not applicable.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “Developing a

State Invention Exposition.” Available from Office of Invention and Innovation, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.

20234, no charge. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: U.S. Department of Commerce Field

Offices listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: Office of Invention and Innovation, National

Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234. Telephone: (301)

921-3613. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.650, National Technical Information

Service; 11.900, Patent and Trademark Technical Information
Dissemination; 24.003, Granting of Patent Licenses; 43.002,
Technology Utilization.

11.606 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES SERVICE

FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS,

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: National Bureau of Standards Organic Act; 15

U.S.C. 201 et seq.; 15 U.S.C. 272. OBJECTIVES: To provide leadership and technical resources to assure

the accuracy of the quantities and quantity representations in all commercial transactions for all buyers and sellers in the United States, and to promote a uniform national weights and measures

system. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Advisory Services and Counseling;

Dissemination of Technical Information; Training. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: This program provides education

and assistance in weights and measures problems, model laws, and the development of State laboratories. It includes publications, special studies, legal and technical assistance, and technical

training. There are no restrictions on the use of this material. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: States, political subdivisions of States, and the

general public.
Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.
Credentials/Documentation: None.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None.
Application Procedure: Letter requesting services sent to Chief,

Office of Weights and Measures, Institute for Applied Technology,

Washington, D.C. 20234,
Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Deadlines: None.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.

Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIRE ENTS:

Reports: None.
Audits: None,

Records: None.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-0651-0-1-506.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $444,000; FY 71 est

$379,000; and FY 72 est $404,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: During the 1970 calendar year,

1,500 states weights and measures officials and laboratory technicians were trained. The 55th National Conference on Weights and Measures was conducted in Salt Lake City during July

1970. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “Mission:

Office of Weights and Measures,” no charge. List of publications available from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government

Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office: None.
Headquarters Office: Chief, Office of Weights and Measures, Institute

for Applied Technology, National Bureau of Standards, Room
A738, Administration Building, Washington, D.C. 20234.

Telephone: (301) 921-2401.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.601, Calibration & Testing Services.

NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE

11.650 NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE

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FEDERAL AGENCY: NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION

SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AUTHORIZATION: Public Law 81-776; 15 U.S.C. 1151-1157. OBJECTIVES: To make federally-sponsored technical information

readily available to government, business, and industry. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Dissemination of Technical Information. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Collection, cataloging,

announcement and public sale of government information products including reports, magnetic tapes, microform and data tabulations. The announcement services are published biweekly and are designed to apprise users of new information in major subject matter fields (Government Reports Announcement, Government Reports Topical Announcements, Government Reports Index, and a Fast Announcement Service.) There are no

restrictions on the use of this information. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Any organization or individual is eligible to

purchase NTIS products and services. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: Prepayment is required for all products

and services.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination: None required.
Application Procedure: Write NTIS, 5285 Port Royal Road,

Springfield, Virginia 22151, for information concerning products,

services, service charges, and order forms.
Award Procedure: None.
Deadlines: Not applicable.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.

Audits: Not applicable.

Records: Not applicable. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 06-55-8546-0-7-506; 06-55-0651-0-1-506. Obligations: FY 70 Trust Fund Sales $3,244,000, appropriation

$1,173,000; FY 71 est Trust Fund Sales $3,450,000, appropriation $1,203,000; and FY 72 est Trust Fund Sales

$3,800,000, appropriation $1,460,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The NTIS collection contains

664,000 reports which are available in either paper copy or microfiche form. In fiscal year 1971 it is estimated that 750,000 paper copies and 1,822,000 microfiche reports will be distributed, 20,000 subscriptions to announcement services are in effect,

20,000 inquiries from the user public will be answered. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: NTIS

descriptive brochure, product and service brochures available on

request. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Springfield Facility, 5285 Port Royal

Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151. Telephone: (703) 321-8572;

Department of Commerce Field Offices listed in the appendix. Headquarters Office: Director, NTIS, Room 3859, U.S. Department

of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Telephone: (202)

967-3227. RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.603, National Standard Reference Data

System; 11.604, Standard Reference Materials; 11.605, State Invention Program; 11.900, Patent and Trademark Technical Information Dissemination; 42.007, Research and Referral Services in Science and Technology; 43.002, Technology Utilization; 47.024, Science Information Activities - System Development and Improvement; 47.025, Science Information Research; 47.026, Sciences Information Services and Publications; 60.006, International Exchange of Scientific and Literary Publications and Governmental Documents; 60.009, Science Information Exchange.

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