September 2005 - Vol. 64, No. 9
Bound for Glory: America in Color, 1939-43
Capturing Gray Days in Living Color: Full-color images of America during the Great Depression and the years of World War II are the subject of a new exhibition at the Library of Congress.
SAVING THE DIGITAL RECORD
The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program recently held three workshops for representatives from the states and territories.
PRESERVING THE LIVING IMAGE
A grant from the Mellon Foundation will allow the Library to assess its photo conservation needs.
HONORING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT
Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters has been honored with the Jefferson Medal for her work in the area of intellectual property.
NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE DIRECTOR RECEIVES NEWEL PERRY AWARD
NLS Director Frank Kurt Cylke has received the Newel Perry Award from the National Federation for the Blind.
STUDYING POLITICAL SATIRE
The Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon has selected a fellow for 2005-2006.
EVALUATING COPYRIGHT LAW
The Library has launched a new Web site on the groundbreaking work of the new Section 108 Study Goup on copyright law for libraries in the digital age.
PUBLISHING PERSONAL HISTORY
The Library has co-published "Blind Justice," a biography of Jacobus tenBroek, founder of the National Federation of the Blind.
SHARING ARCHIVES OF ACTIVISM
In honor of the 85th anniversary of women's suffrage in America, the Library has mounted "Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Women's Party" online.
STARTING NEW JOBS
THe Library has appointed new management in several areas, including human resources, finances, visitor services and FLICC/Fedlink.