February 2001 - Vol. 60, No. 2
Library of Congress Bicentennial 1800 - 2000
The year 2000 was a year of growth and celebration at the library.
Congress approved the Library's budget for fiscal year 2001.
"TELLING AMERICA'S STORIES"
The Center for the Book and the American Folklife Center are sponsoring a new national reading promotion campaign.
The Library has opened for research copies of the records of the Communist Party USA.
A $1 million grant will support a program to purchase the archives of dancer Katherine Dunham.
Library conservators have treated George Washington's first inaugural address.
An online collection features highlights of presidential inaugurations past and present.
The Copyright Office has signed an agreement with the National Music Publisher's Association to register and deposit musical works via the Internet.
Retiring Information Technology Services Director Herb Becker looks back on 15 years of technological change at the Library.
George Soros discussed his views on global capitalism at the Library on Jan. 22.
New maps and photos have been added to the Library's "Meeting of Frontiers" web site.
NEW FROM THE NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE
Beowulf in braille and recorded sound; and the history and significance of braille.
The Library sponsored a workshop of library professionals on identifying and developing competencies in digital futures environment of libraries.