Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Nation's Library: The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.,
by Alan Bisbort and Linda Barrett Osborne. London: Scala Publishers,
2000. ISBN 0-8444-1014-4. $16.95.
in cooperation with the Library of Congress, The Nation's Library
is the first guide to the buildings, collections, and services of
the Library of Congress since 1988. An
artful combination of text, maps, and color illustrations, it presents
a brief history of the Library, complete with a timeline, magnificent
interior and exterior color views of the Jefferson, Adams, and Madison
Buildings, and representative treasures from the collections. This
celebratory guidebook describes the Library's many and diverse services
to Congress, other libraries, and the nation. It also presents useful
information about conducting research--in person and online-in the
world's largest library.
additional information on The Nation's Library: the Library
of Congress, Washington, D.C., visit www.loc.gov/today/pr/2000/00-045.html.