April 2008 - Vol. 67, No. 4
The New Deal at 75
Several divisions within the Library collaborated to celebrate the 75th anniversary of FDR’s New Deal with a two-day symposium.
HAND TO HAND
A new videophone system allows Library staff to communicate via sign language with the hearing impaired.
COPYRIGHT & LIBRARIES
An independent group studying Section 108 of the Copyright Act has announced its findings.
WELCOME TO GLIN
A Muslim women lawyers organization has joined the Law Library’s GLIN network.
A monthly online newsletter on digital preservation has been launched.
WOMEN IN THE ARTS
The director of education of the National Museum of Women in the Arts gave the Library’s keynote address for National Women’s History Month.
WOMEN AT WAR
The Veterans History Project seeks stories from women who have served the country in wartime.
NEW OLD NEWS
Thousands of historical newspaper pages have been added to the Library’s “Chronicling America” Web site.
SOUTH OF THE BORDER
The legacy of 20th-century Mexican composers Carlos Chávez and Silvestre Revueltas was the subject of a festival of concerts and symposia at the Library.
An artifact in the Library’s collections provided verification that a beautiful painting was once owned by one of history’s most notorious monsters.