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An official from the Library Of Congress once told me that the most valuable item they had was space. So what are Libraries doing with these newly freed spaces?
Spinney, a multiple Daytime Emmy and Grammy-winner who has received a Living Legend Award from the Library Of Congress and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, will spend the weekend greeting paid-admission fans at the Chiller Theatre Expo at the ...

Pallante has been appointed the Library Of Congress' senior adviser for digital strategy, but the change is widely viewed as a demotion.
Slowly but surely, the city and developers are making good on a decades-long dream to turn the abandoned, toxic navy base at Hunters Point and the area around it into something fit not only for human habitation but, possibly someday, for consumer envy.
UT says the Library Of Congress recently loaded images online of its Andrew Jackson Papers and Martin Van Buren Papers manuscripts, previously available only on microfilm.
After all, it's the only library in the world larger than the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. One reason is that the British Library is a "legal deposit library," which means they automatically receive a free copy of every item published and ...

Screens for free at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Library Of Congress Packard Theater in Culpeper. Oscar-nominated black and white film is an adaptation of Maxwell Anderson's Broadway play that questions whether evil can be inherited.
"Officially, Pallante has been appointed as a senior adviser for digital strategy for the Library Of Congress, although it's clear she was asked to step down," Billboard's Robert Levine notes.
Samhain eventually became more similar to modern Halloween when Christian Missionaries in the early first millennium A.D. attempted to change the religious practices of the Celts, The Library Of Congress reports. They weren't very successful, but in ...
Library Of Congress nominee Carla D. Hayden speaks during a hearing before the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, in the Russell Senate Office Building, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
But deeper in the archives of the Library Of Congress are the remnants of an abandoned project begun near the end of the Federal Writer's Project, as interest in the program waned and the threat of America's involvement in World War II loomed.
In some interesting news - On Friday Oct 21st, Maria Pallante was apparently removed today from her post as Register of copyright within the Library Of Congress and Karyn Temple Claggett moved up as Acting Register. According to reports, newly ...
Officially, Pallante has been appointed as a senior adviser for digital strategy for the Library Of Congress, although it's clear she was asked to step down.
The Library Of Congress unveiled this week a new online presentation of speeches by some of the most noted newsmakers of the 20th century, as originally presented at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.. The Press Club has hosted luncheons ...
That's why, since the 1990s, the Library Of Congress has made various attempts to go digital. And yet, it has been tech companies that have emerged as the Archivists of the internet age...which begs the question: when so much information is stored in ...
The 19th amendment was passed in 1920, granting women the right to vote. And this week, in 2016, an actual trending hashtag on twitter was #Repealthe19th, after FiveThirtyEight published a map projecting a Trump victory if only men voted.

Founded in 1800, the Library Of Congress now houses more than 150 million items ranging from books to photographs to musical instruments and ancient Mesoamerican jade pieces -- all of which Hayden hopes to make available to the curious across the ...
There's more to the story of Bananas Foster than flambeed fruit. While the enticing dessert is a sweet legacy of New Orleans' once-booming banana trade, there's also a less savory one: banana republics.
... indoor weekend activities in Culpeper area. STAR-EXPONENT STAFF; 11 hrs ago; (0). Marilyn. CONTRIBUTED. Marilyn Monroe stars in "How to Marry a Millionaire," screening for free Friday night in the Library Of Congress Packard Theater in Culpeper.
A Michigan man has been arrested after police say he brought a gun to the Library Of Congress. police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said Friday that Bernard Brewer was arrested Thursday afternoon at a security screening checkpoint.
Hayden, new head of the Library Of Congress, said in her remarks, "As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment.
The Library Of Congress recently announced the winners of its "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives.
14, when she was sworn in during a well-attended ceremony at the Library Of Congress' (LC) Thomas Jefferson Building. It was a historic occasion for several reasons: Hayden is the first woman, the first African-American, and only the third librarian to ...
I went to the Library Of Congress National Book Festival Saturday at the Washington, D.C. Convention. There were more than 100 authors there, speaking about their books and signing them - including the wildly popular children's book Ghosts by Raina ...
Went to the Library Of Congress National Book Festival Saturday at the Washington, D.C. Convention. wells. There were more than 100 authors there, speaking ...
Gene Luen Yang, the fifth National Ambassador for young people's literature, attends the 16th Library Of Congress National Book Fair on Saturday, Sept.
The next generation of Afghans will have a whole lot more than that at their fingertips, thanks in part to a major initiative from the U.S.
Detail from a poster created by Illustrator Yuko Shimizu for this year's National Book Festival. Meet some of your favorite authors, illustrators and Poets -- for free!
The next generation of Afghans will have a whole lot more than that at their fingertips, thanks in part to a major initiative from the U.S.
Not only does the Library Of Congress sponsor the annual National Book Festival, but they archive lots of digital material online!
The Library Of Congress has completed a three-year project to digitize 163,000 documents relating to the cultural history of Afghanistan, and this week officials handed over these hard drives to the Afghan Minister of Information and Culture, Abdul ...
Yang's graphic novel for young adults, "Boxers and Saints," won the L.A. Times Book Prize in 2014; he's currently writing "New Super-Man" for DC Comics about a young Chinese superhero; and he's serving as the Library Of Congress' National Ambassador ...
Library Of Congress. "You can't have the modern American restaurant without Delmonico's," explains Yale. View Slideshow.
African American and the first woman Library Of Congress huge milestone for the country for you personally he's home first of all about what that means to you.
Three companies were awarded spots on a five-year, $40 million contract to support the Library Of Congress (LOC) with IT management and governance support services.
How the Library Of Congress is Advancing children's education With New Technologies. More. librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden weighs in on the future of education in conjunction with the Library Of Congress. 0:54 | 09/21/16. ABC Breaking News ...
ABC News' Ali Rogin finds out in an interview with new librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. 0:45 | 09/21/16. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos.
Parks's letter, meanwhile, is now housed in the Library Of Congress, in a yellowed folder marked with the neat handwriting of a librarian.
She's the first woman and first African American to hold the prestigious chief executive position in the Library Of Congress' 216-year history. President Barack Obama nominated Hayden in February, and the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination in July.
The Library Of Congress has a new chief: Carla Hayden. Most of her predecessors in the role have come from scholarly institutions, but Hayden is a librarian through and through.
Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month the U.S. Library Of Congress has rolled out an interactive online exhibit that tells the story of the sometimes complex but never boring relationship between the neighboring countries of the United States and ...
We joined her recently in her office at the Library Of Congress where she talked about the influence of her parents, who were both musicians.
She's the first woman and first African-American to hold the prestigious chief executive position in the Library Of Congress' 216-year history. President Barack Obama nominated Hayden in February, and the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination in July.
Orchestrated by the Library Of Congress, the logistics of the plan had been solidified only the afternoon before, on Christmas Day.
The teacher-in-Residence spends the year using Library Of Congress resources to create a project that will benefit their hometown or district in the following school year.
Donald Trump, center, at a campaign event with veterans at the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, where the Republican presidential nominee stated that he believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States.
man rides with child and dog near the reflecting pool, September 1991. Photograph by Laura Patterson. All Photos from Library Of Congress. Tweet Share. Man attempts to ride down the steps of the US Capitol Building Photograph by the Platt Man attempts ...
Additionally, the Library Of Congress has acquired a complete compilation of his photographs and will house his archives as part of its core collections.
Loucks, O. & Hufford, M. (1994) Orie Loucks, Chair of ecosystems Studies for the State of Ohio Miami University, conducting a field trip in Rock Creek.


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