|Contact:||Elizabeth Lorant, Program Administrator; Mary Morrell, Program Coordinator|
|Officers:||Elizabeth Lorant, Program Administrator; Mary Morrell, Program Coordinator|
|Affiliation(s):||Information not available.|
|Overseas Offices:||HAS-Soros Foundation, PF 34, Budapest, 1525, Hungary, Contact: Janos Quittner.|
|Geographical Area:||Information not available.|
While not the Foundation's primary activity, donated books are nonetheless very important to it to meet needs of Hungarian libraries, physicians, and scientists in dire need of up-to-date American materials in their fields.
Destinations of Shipments: Exclusively to Hungary.
Kinds of Books Distributed: Educational, English-language, reference, medicine, science, business management, textbooks.
Content Selection Policy: Selection is according to need; The Soros Foundation does not interfere with recipients' selections.
Dollar Value of Books Distributed: 1986: $100,000 in book purchases. 1987: $100,000 in book purchases and $1.5 million in books donated to the Soros Foundation.
|Donation Sources:||New Books: Donated by publishers
Used Books: None
Book Purchases: Orders for specific titles from Hungary
|Citation:||American Books Donated Abroad|