‘Sequestration’ and the Library of Congress

The New York Times‘ has published an article about how the U.S. Congress’ recently-implemented automatic budget cuts (aka the “sequestration”) is affecting the Library of Congress.

Would that the work of the modern-day Library of Congress were limited to the needs of the individual members of Congress itself!  Or that the Congressional Research Staff would start responding to Congress members’ requests for information with some sort of boiler-plate message that begins “Due to the across-the-board cuts in the federal budget that your colleaguesrecently approved, we are sorry to inform you that…”!

Found at PhiloBiblos


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