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In cases where a selected title has not already been preserved, the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation works to ensure that the sound recording will be preserved by some entity and available to future generations, either through the Library's recorded-sound preservation ...
The good stuff is preserved not only in our hearts and minds, but in the National Recording Registry by the U.S. Library of Congress. Every year since 2002, the registry collates for preservation 25 recordings it deems “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” This year's musical selections are a ...

The Library of Congress is the world's largest library, with a growing collection of more than 164 million items on 838 miles of bookshelves. The collection, in some 470 languages, includes over 38 million books and other print materials, 3.6 million recordings, 14 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 8.1 ...
The Library of Congress announced March 21 that it will preserve Run-D.M.C.'s album “Raising Hell” and works from 25 other artists and luminaries in the National Recording Registry. Run-D.M.C.'s 1986 crossover album includes the seminal hits “Walk This Way,” “My Adidas” and “It's Tricky.” The Library of ...
Since 2002, the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry has honored songs, albums and other recordings for their significance and impact on American history and culture. On Wednesday, 25 titles, including the iconic “Sound of Music” soundtrack and The Temptations' “My Girl,” were added to ...
The National Library of Congress has shared its latest batch of musical inductees to the National Recording Registry. The 25 works — a mix of singles, field recordings, albums and soundtracks — represent myriad genres and time periods, and bring the Registry's overall catalog up to 500 entries. From pop ...

Together they spoke of the museum's evolution. “Larry asked me as sort of the final question," recalled Zuckerman of her recorded conversation, "knowing what I know now, if I would do it again? And I said a thousand percent.” Those conversations will be available through the Library of Congress later this ...
A new book from Library of Congress Historian John Y. Cole, “America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress,” tells the story of the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and how it came to be the world's largest library. Librarian of Congress Carla D. Hayden calls the Library “a ...
The Library of Congress has the reputation of holding a copy of every book ever published, or at least every book published in the United States -- a reputation that is invalid, however, and that persists in spite of the institution's efforts to correct it. The collection is huge, a bibliomane's utopia, but it has never ...
In 2010, Twitter bestowed its entire archive of public tweets on the Library of Congress, which the library called “an exciting and groundbreaking acquisition.” The collection began on March 21, 2006, when the company's co-founder and C.E.O., Jack Dorsey, typed “just setting up my twttr,” and has been ...
WASHINGTON — The Library of Congress announced on Tuesday that it will no longer catalog every public tweet in its archives, citing the increased volume — and recently, the character limits — of tweets since the project began in 2010. Twitter gifted the Library with an archive of every public tweet from ...
At the time, Twitter began sending the Library of Congress every public tweet ever sent, even going back to its earliest days of existence in 2006. After 12 years of grabbing every single hot take, fast-food feud, racist re-tweet, Russian bot and weird musing of Twitter star dril, the Library has had enough.
The Library of Congress said on Tuesday that it will no longer archive every public tweet. Instead it will collect them "on a very selective basis. ... Since 2010, Library of Congress has been archiving every single public tweet: Yours, ours, the president's. But today, the institution announced it will no longer ...
It was a landmark decision for the Library of Congress to begin collecting Twitter posts in 2010. The very notion that the research arm of the United States Congress—which also happens to be the country's oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world—had interest in the public prattle ...
Bursting at the seams with more than 164 million items, the Library of Congress is the world's largest, home to treasures including a Gutenberg Bible, the archives of 23 presidents and the papers of Sigmund Freud. In charge of it all is former Chicagoan Carla Hayden, who began her career in a storefront ...
Among the many items available in the digital collections of the Library of Congress are perspective maps of many American cities, most of them created before airplanes made creating true aerial views possible. There are ten Montana maps included in the collection, though some cities are represented ...
The U.S. Library of Congress says it will no longer collect every single tweet published on Twitter as it has been doing for the past 12 years. The library said this week that it can no longer collect everything across the entire social media platform because of recent changes Twitter has made, including ...

The tense political climate might make D.C. a major turnoff for some people, but Tony Bennett says he still considers the nation's capital the ...
Legendary singer Tony Bennett will receive the 2017 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress on Wednesday night.
In a star-studded night in Washington, the American Film Institute and the Library of Congress celebrated 50 years of partnership in film ...
Three Turlock veterans now have a place in history after Congressman Jeff Denham presented video interviews with them and other Central ...
The recollections of 12 Central Valley veterans will be added to the Library of Congress in Washington, submitted last week by Rep.
Geographic Information Systems Day, or GIS Day, returns Nov. 14. The Library of Congress will celebrate the annual library symposium on ...
"I'm thrilled that the Library of Congress will be the permanent repository for the collection," said Cavett in a statement. "When I see one of the ...
October 28, 2017 - The Letters About Literature program kicked off its 25th annual competition, run by the Center for the Book in the Library of ...
Rome's rabbi gifts Talmud to Library of Congress ... WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Library of Congress got an Italian-Jewish present, brought all ...
The Library of Congress is handing out money to developers who can come up with new ways to analyze legislative data. The library this week unveiled the ...
The Library of Congress Labs is seeking the best digital creations from around the country for a new Congressional Data Challenge launched ...
Down a corridor inside the Library of Congress' Thomas Jefferson Building, a code just for members of Congress guards a special room.
The Library of Congress Jefferson Building opened to the public in 1898, replacing the original fire-prone library inside the Senate wing of the Capitol.
The Library of Congress's Center for the Book is kicking off this year's Letters About Literature program, which invites children and teens ...
The American Film Institute has set a celebration of its 50th anniversary for Nov. 1 with a dinner in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in ...
Prior to the Library of Congress, Dr. Hayden served as the CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore—a role that swept her into the ...
Poth will spend the next year working with Library of Congress staff members to make the library's digitized primary sources “accessible, ...
The Library of Congress launched labs.loc.gov on Sept. 19 as a vehicle to encourage developers at all skill levels to find ways to exploit the ...
The Library of Congress has launched a new website built to foster the creative use of the Library's digital collections on experiments, projects, ...
The Library of Congress just debuted its new digital innovation lab, an initiative that aims to improve upon its massive archives and use them in ...
The Library of Congress is experimenting with information crowdsourcing through a new project from the just-launched labs.loc.gov, the ...
Harvard University sophomore Amanda Gorman is the first youth poet to open the Library of Congress's literary season, The Harvard Crimson ...
Recognizing that uptick in Hamilton's popularity, the Library of Congress digitized their collection of Hamilton's documents, according to NPR.
The Library of Congress' annual book sale has been canceled to comply with new rules set forth by the Office of Personnel Management.
The popularity of Hamilton the musical is giving Hamilton the man a popularity boost as well. The Library of Congress is digitizing thousands of ...
Around 12,000 documents from the Alexander Hamilton Papers at the Library of Congress (LOC) are now online, available in their original ...
Inspiring the library of congress to digitize 880 documents written by the founding father for all of us to now access. Lin-manu lin-manuel ...
10, to have their oral histories recorded by volunteer lawyers for archiving in the Library of Congress, as part of the Veterans History Project.
Margaret Sawyer, library media specialist at Greenbrier Intermediate School, explores the card catalog at the Library of Congress during a tour ...
If you've seen the hit musical Hamilton — or even if you've only heard about it — you might want to know more about the founding father who ...
The Library of Congress offers five teacher institutes annually on how to use primary sources to teach various subjects in grades K-12. Primary ...
... collection's original authorizing statute to help states choose new figures upon approval from the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress.
Isfandiyar, Khan of the Russian protectorate of Khorezm (Khiva). (Image: Library of Congress/Prokudin-Gorskii/Exclusivepix Media)14 of 16.


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