09-25-0005 SYSTEMS LISTING
Administration: Library Operations and NIH Library User I.D. File, HHS/NIH.
This system of records is an umbrella system comprising separate sets of records located in National Institutes of Health (NIH) facilities in Bethesda, Maryland, or facilities of contractors of the NIH. Write to the appropriate System Manager listed below for list of current contractor locations.
Clinical Center (CC), Building 10, Room 1L07, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room 1S33, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room 1N21, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room B1E21, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Accounting Department, 8001 Forbes Place, Room 208F, Springfield, VA 22151.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Users of Library Services.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Name, organization, address, phone number, photographs, issue date, email address, signature, user code and identification number; and when applicable, credit card number and billing information.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
Section 301 of the Public Health Service Act, describing the general powers
and duties of the Public Health Service relating to research and investigation
(42 U.S.C. 241).
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
Disclosure may be made to a congressional office from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry from the congressional office made at the request of that individual.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may disclose information from this system of records to the Department of Justice, or to a court or other tribunal, when (a) HHS, or any component thereof; or (b) any HHS employee in his or her official capacity; or (c) any HHS employee in his or her individual capacity where the Department of Justice (or HHS, where it is authorized to do so) has agreed to represent the employee; or (d) the United States or any agency thereof where HHS determines that the litigation is likely to affect HHS or any of its components, is a party to litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and HHS determines that the use of such records by the Department of Justice, court or other tribunal is relevant and necessary to the litigation and would help in the effective representation of the governmental party, provided, however that in each case, HHS determines that such disclosure is compatible with the purpose for which the records were collected.
Disclosure may be made to contractors and staff to monitor library material, services, circulation control; to provide user documentation; and to process or refine the records. Recipients are required to maintain Privacy Act safeguards with respect to those records.
Disclosure may be made for billing purposes to: a) contractors providing copying services and b) NTIS for document delivery services.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Records are stored on computer tape and disk, paper and file cards.
Records are retrieved by name, user code and/or identification number.
These practices are in compliance with the standards of Chapter 45-13 of the HHS General Administration Manual, "Safeguarding Records Contained in Systems of Records," supplementary Chapter PHS hf: 45-13, and the HHS Automated Information Systems Security Program Handbook.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are retained and disposed of under the authority of the NIH Records Control Schedule contained in NIH Manual Chapter 1743, Appendix 1 - "Keeping and Destroying Records" (HHS Records Management Manual, Appendix B-361), item 8000-D-2, which allows records to be kept until superseded or for a maximum period of six years. Refer to the NIH Manual Chapter for specific conditions on disposal.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS(ES):
Management Analyst, Office of Administration, National Library of Medicine(NLM), Building 38A, Room B2N12, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
Chief, Reference and Bibliographic Services Section, Library Branch, Office of Research Services, Office of the Director (OD), Building 10, Room 1L21, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Head, Quality Assurance Unit, Preservation and Collection Management Section, Public Services Division, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room B1E21, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
Chief, Public Services Division, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room 1S33, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
Librarian, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine (NLM), Building 38, Room 1N21, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894.
Write to the System Manager to determine if a record exists. The requester must also verify his or her identity by providing either a notarization of the request or a written certification that the requester is who he or she claims to be and understands that the knowing and willful request for acquisition of a record pertaining to an individual under false pretenses is a criminal offense under the Act, subject to a five thousand dollar fine.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE:
Same as Notification Procedures. Requesters should also reasonably specify the record contents being sought. Individuals may also request an accounting of disclosures that have been made of their records, if any.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURE:
Write to the official at the address specified under Notification Procedures above, and reasonably identify the record and specify the information to be contested, the corrective action sought, and the reasons for the correction, along with supporting information to show how the record is inaccurate, incomplete, untimely, or irrelevant. The right to contest records is limited to information which is incomplete, irrelevant, incorrect, or untimely (obsolete).
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Individual, NIH Library ID card data.
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: