September 1997- Vol. 56, No. 14
Acquisitions and Surplus Books
Eve Axelrod of the National Cancer Institute Library looks for useful volumes in the Library's surplus collections.
BUYING OFF THE SHELF
The Library has released a Request for Proposal for an Integrated Library System.
LISTEN TO THE MUSIC
The Register of Copyrights has recently testified before the House on performance of broadcast music in public places.
Peter Braestrup, the Library's director of communications and senior editor, died at age 68.
An American art specialist is the new chief of the Prints and Photographs Division.
The renovated Jefferson Building's roof is capped off by the gold-leafed Torch of Learning.
With the help of Geography and Map Division friends, the Library purchased two rare globes.
The American Association of Law Libraries turned 90 this year, and staff of LC's Law Library attended the Annual Meeting in Baltimore.
Fifty educators from around the nation participated in the Library's Educators Institute for American Memory Fellows.
To mark its 100th anniversary as the nation's foremost musical archives and the reopening of the Coolidge Auditorium, the Music Division is offering a special concert series.
The International Conference on Japanese Information in Science, Technology and Commerce was held at the Library.
The Hispanic Division and Center for the Book hosted this prestigious awards ceremony.
A self-described book lover offered tips to a Library audience on how best to assemble a library.