June 2002 - Vol. 61, No. 6
A Library exhibition features "American Beauties" from the Golden Age of American illustration.
CALLING ALL KIDS
The Library's Web site for children and families has received more than 300 million hits since its launch in 2000.
A NEW VIEW
The Library of Congress has redesigned its home page on the Internet, as well as several subsidiary sites.
In his address for the Library's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Rep. Mike Honda said his job was to supply a "voice for people who historically do not have a voice."
The Library and OCLC have developed QuestionPoint, a new collaborative online reference service.
THE DIGITAL DESK REFERENCE
A teleconference on the future of virtual reference services was sponsored by the Library April 19.
COME ONE, COME ALL!
The second annual National Book Festival will be held on Oct. 12.
CATALOGING ON THE WEB
Classification Web, a new Internet-based cataloging and reference product, is now available.
NEWS FROM THE NLS
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has issued a progress report on digital talking books.
STAFF IN THE NEWS: WINSTON TABB
Retiring Associate Librarian Winston Tabb has received honors from the DCLA.
STAFF IN THE NEWS: BEACHER WIGGINS
Beacher Wiggins has been named acting associate librarian for Library Services.
STAFF IN THE NEWS: JEAN HIRONS
Jean Hirons has been awarded the ALA's Margaret Mann Citation.
INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM FIGHTER
Judith Krug of the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom spoke on free speech in difficult times at the Library May 23.
IDEAS FROM THE STATES
State centers for the book gathered for an annual meeting and idea exchange May 1.