The Library of Congress today announced a summer essay contest in conjunction with public libraries in the Mid-Atlantic region encouraging rising 5th and 6th grade students to reflect on books that have made a personal impact on their lives.
The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) has announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship, which recognize the many innovative ways that federal libraries, librarians and library technicians fulfill the information demands of government, business and scholarly communities and the American public.
La Secretaría del Programa de Cooperación en Catalogación (PCC) coordinado por personal de la Library of Congress ha lanzado una serie de videos en español a través de la Web para apoyar la transición de los catalogadores a las nuevas instrucciones de catalogación con RDA (Recursos: Descripción y Acceso.)
The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat staffed by the Library of Congress has launched a free, comprehensive and authoritative web-based training series in Spanish for catalogers making the transition to the new Resource Description and Access (RDA) protocol.
The Library of Congress today celebrated the acquisition of sportscaster Bob Wolff's vast personal collection of historic audio and video recordings, documenting some of the greatest names and most golden moments in sports history.
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced that Don DeLillo, author of such critically acclaimed novels as "Underworld," "Mao II" and the National Book Award-winning "White Noise," will receive the first Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Sept. 21-22.
Renowned authors and poets Margaret Atwood, Marie Arana, Taylor Branch, Don DeLillo, Khaled Hosseini, Barbara Kingsolver, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Carol Oates, Katherine Paterson and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will be among more than 100 writers speaking at the 13th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, Inc., have awarded commissions for new musical works to five composers. Jointly granting the commissions are the foundations and the performing organizations that will present the newly composed works.
The Library of Congress has established a new prize as part of National History Day to encourage students to study discovery and exploration through the ages. The prize honors Elizabeth Ridgway, the late director of Educational Outreach at the Library.
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