January 2002 - Vol. 61, No. 1
American Women: A Guide to History and Culture
A new reference guide from the Library of Congress covers the broad and varied topic of American women's history.
180 POEMS FOR 180 DAYS
Poet Laureate Billy Collins and the Library have launched a new Web site designed to promote poetry in high schools.
CARRYING A TORCH
The Olympic flame made its way to the Library on its way to the Winter Games in Utah.
BY THE SEA
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and Mystic Seaport will cooperate in a series of accessibility initiatives.
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has added 25 motion pictures of cultural, historical or aesthetic significance to the National Film Registry.
THE SOUND OF JUSTICE
A new opera by Roger Reynolds based on the Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon premiered in the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
Several new items from the Russian State Library in Moscow and the National Library of Russia in St. Petersburg have been added to the digital collections on the Library's "Meeting of Frontiers".
MEDITATIONS ON MEAD
The Library hosted a symposium in conjunction with its exhibition "Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture" and the centennial of the anthropologist's birth.
PRESERVING THE PAST
The Library has awarded a contract that will save 1 million books and at least 5 million manuscript sheets from further acid deterioration.