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Unauthorized Purchases

Attachment 6 of AFI 34-270 lists materials that may not be purchased with library central APFs due to their availability through other sources.

Non-mission support recreational publications and materials for dayrooms, lodging, air terminals, VIP aircraft, distinguished visitor lounges, recreation centers, family support centers, youth activity facilities, hospital and clinic waiting rooms, and the like.

Training aids and multiple copies of materials for use in military and civilian education programs, family support centers, and religious activities (Refer to AFI 36-2306, AFI 52-101, and AFMAN 23-110, Volume 2, Part 2).

Copies of dictionaries, thesauri, and other books available from base supply or publishing distribution offices (PDO) for office use.

Technical publications normally furnished by manufacturers for equipment maintenance and operation (AFPD 21-3).

Promotion fitness examination (PFE) and specialty knowledge test (SKT) guides (See AFI 36-2605).

Decisions of the Comptroller General. The Government Accounting Office (GAO) provides free copies to Government agencies upon request. These materials may also be obtained through the Government Printing Office (GPO GA1.5/a).

Materials to support military exercises (Refer to AFI 35-101).

Personal purchases for individuals (DoDR 5500.7).

Visual information products such as videocassettes, films, and the like (See AFI 33-177).

Computer application software programs for offices, organizations, and agencies supported by AFLIS which are not information products.

Microforms required for non-library use, excluding technical reports or information products (Refer to AFMAN 23-110, Volume 2, Part 2, chapter 9, section B).

Defense Mapping Agency products such as FSC 7640 cataloged maps, atlases, charts, and globes; and all other maps, charts, flight information publications (FLIPs), air target material, point positioning data, and geodetic products (Refer to AFI 14-205).

Cataloged and non-cataloged sheet and book music (Refer to AFI 35-203).

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