February 2000 - Vol. 59, No. 2
The Year in Review
This past year, the Library began preparations in earnest for its Bicentennial celebration, implemented an integrated library system, and began other groundbreaking programs in service to Congress and the nation.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
A wealth of events and initiatives mark the Library's Bicentennial year. Join us for our birthday celebration on April 24!
DOLLARS AND SENSE
Dr. Billington presented the Library's fiscal year 2000 budget to the House Subcommittee on Legislative Appropriations on Jan. 27.
LONG LIVE THE UNION
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has added more than 38,000 bibliographic records to its Union Catalog.
The Library's THOMAS Web site was defaced by computer vandals on Jan. 17.
HISTORY OF SYMBOLS
During its 200 years, the Library of Congress has been identified in as many ways as it has constituencies.
A symposium on our first president was held at the Library Nov. 19-20.
TAKING IT TO THE STREET
Libraries across the nation are invited to participate in the Library's Bicentennial celebration.
THE NAME GAME
Representatives of several government agencies came to the Library to discuss standardization of names, places, features and areas of the United States.
The Library marked the return of Macau to China after 442 years of Portuguese rules.
The best of jazz is being preserved.