System name: 
       Manuscript Processing-Interior, GS-13.
     System location: 
       (1) Eastern Publications Group, Office of the Eastern Regional 
   Geologist, Geologic Division, Reston, VA; (2) Central Publications 
   Group, Office of the Central Regional Geologist, Geologic Division, 
   Denver CO; (3) Western Publications Group, Office of the Western 
   Regional Geologist, Geologic Division, Menlo Park, CA.
     Categories of individuals covered by the system: 
       Geologic Division authors of Geo-Science publications.
     Categories of records in the system: 
       Contains record by author or title on publication plans, status 
   and location of all manuscript maps and reports in preparation or 
   published by Geologic Division employees.
     Authority for maintenance of the system: 
       43 U.S.C. 31, et seq.
     Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
   categories of users and the purposes of such uses: 
       The primary use of the records is to maintain knowledge of and 
   track publication plans, status of manuscript maps and reports in 
   preparation being entered by Geologic Division employees. Disclosure 
   outside the Department of the Interior may be made: (1) To the U.S. 
   Department of Justice when related to litigation or anticipated 
   litigation; (2) of information indicating a violation or potential 
   violation of a statute, regulation, rule, order or license, to 
   appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for 
   investigating or prosecuting the violation or for enforcing or 
   implementing the statute, rule, regulation, order or license; (3) 
   from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry from a 
   Congressional office made at the request of that individual; (4) to a 
   Federal agency which has requested information relevant or necessary 
   for its hiring or retention of an employee, or issuance of a security 
   clearance, license, contract, grant or other benefit; (5) to Federal, 
   State or local agencies where necessary to obtain information 
   relevant to the hiring or retention of an employee, or the issuance 
   of a security clearance, license, contract, grant or other benefit.
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, 
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system:  
       Maintained in manual form on cards.
       Indexed by author and Geographic area.
       Maintained in accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
     Retention and disposal: 
       Retained and disposed of according to Bureau Records Disposition 
   Schedule, RCS/Item 303-03a.
     System manager(s) and address: 
       (1) Chief, Eastern Publications Group, Geologic Division, 
   National Center, MS-903, Reston, VA 20192; (2) Chief, Central 
   Publications Group, MS902, Geologic Division, Denver, CO 80225; (3) 
   Chief, Western Publications Group, Geologic Division, MS 951, Menlo 
   Park, CA 94025.
     Notification procedure: 
       Inquiries should be addressed to the System Manager. See 43 CFR 
     Record access procedures: 
       Same as above. See 43 CFR 2.63.
     Contesting record procedures: 
       Same as above. See 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories: