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Online Registration Form for Research Orientations to the Library of Congress

Research Orientations providing a basic introduction for researchers using the Library of Congress collections are offered to the public on some Mondays of every month except August and December. Most orientations are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with one evening session offered each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. The sessions are held on the Ground Floor in Room 139B in the Jefferson Building, adjacent to the Main Reading Room.

To register for one of the regularly scheduled research orientations, please provide your name and contact information, and choose the class you wish to attend from the drop-down menu. It is recommended that researchers obtain a Reader Identification card prior to the orientation. Daytime attendees should use the Jefferson Building's First Street Carriage Entrance. Evening class attendees must use the Second Street (Southeast) entrance.

If you are unable to attend a session for which you have registered, please cancel or reschedule by phoning 202-707-3370.

Individuals requiring accommodations for this event are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or

Please complete the information below, to help us in planning the orientations.



A confirmation can only be sent if an email address is supplied.



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