February 1998 - Vol. 57, No. 2
The African American Odyssey
"The African American Odyssey" draws upon hundreds of Library resources to tell the story of resisting enslavement and the search for full participation in American society by African Americans.
'ODYSSEY' EXHIBITION SPANS THREE BUILDINGS AT LIBRARY
History professor and guest curator Debra Newman Ham provides notes on the exhibition.
DOWN IN THE BIG EASY
The Library took its show on the road -- to New Orleans for the 1998 ALA Midwinter Meeting.
LIFE OF THE MIGRANT WORKER
A new American Memory electronic collection, "Voices of the Dust Bowl," documents the life and culture of residents of federal migrant farm worker camps in the 1940s.
REACHING FOR THE BRASS RING
Ninety-nine institutions have submitted applications for the second round in the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition.
The National Library Service took two first prizes in awards sponsored by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
The Library will accept IFLA vouchers for international interlibrary loan.
The Law Library's Global Legal Information Network and its partners have won a NASA research grant.
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky has awarded Witter Bynner Poetry Fellowships to Carol Muske and Carl Phillips.
Poets reading recently at the Library have been described as pinwheel, pianist, dancer and courageous.
Two new bibliographies published.
Three country studies published with U.S. Army.