Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Finding the Women in Our History Delve into the past with the women from our local history and family trees. Understand the challenges involved in uncovering their stories. Celebrate the details big and small that the records reveal about their lives, families, and communities.
    • Contributor: Buchanan, Candice
    • Date: 2021-11-16
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    Genealogy and Family History Research from Home A step-by-step how-to on researching genealogy and family history from one's home computer using Library of Congress resources online.
    • Contributor: Aiséirithe, Aj
    • Date: 2021-11-16
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    International Influences in New Librarianship - Symposium 3 Concepts of diversity, of service, and of librarianship itself are strongly influenced by local contexts. The idea that the work of librarians looks the same in Kenya, Norway, China, and the United States is founded on the strained concept that universal structures serve all. In this webinar, we will discuss what in librarianship transcends national boundaries, what varies, and what is the process that...
    • Date: 2021-11-11
  • Film, Video
    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion The vital need for diversity in librarianship stems from twin beliefs in the inherent value and dignity of all people and in the fact that the best knowledge is derived from the richest variety of sources. How can this be expressed as a core value of librarianship and what are its implications for the institutions librarians build and maintain? How can we address institutional...
    • Date: 2021-11-04
  • Film, Video
    FADGI and the World of Cultural Heritage Digitization The Librarians-in-Residence program gives early-career librarians the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in at least one track of the following: Acquisitions and Collection Development; Cataloging and Metadata; Systems and Standards; Reference and Instruction; and Collection Preservation. As part of the program, Residents participate in enrichment activities and receive mentoring from seasoned Library of Congress professionals. One goal of the program is to help...
    • Contributor: Rieger, Tom - Beckerle, Hana - Murray, Kate - Sokol, Donna - Phelps, Kristin - Michel, Phil
    • Date: 2021-10-29
  • Film, Video
    Post-Neutrality Librarianship Librarians cannot be unbiased neutral information professionals and passionate advocates for better communities. To seek an improved society calls for a vision of what "improved" means. This webinar focuses on how librarians can reconcile the reality of making service decisions in a context of limited resources with a mandate to serve the whole community.
    • Date: 2021-10-28
  • Film, Video
    How to Apply to the Summer 2022 Junior Fellows Program See yourself at the Library of Congress next summer! The Library of Congress is excited to announce the 2022 Junior Fellows Program (JFP) open application period. The Library will host a webinar to provide more information about this opportunity and to connect you with Library staff. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about the program and application process.
    • Contributor: McAleer, Meg - Parker, Antonio - Conlan, Jaime - Brown, Chelsey - Sokol, Donna - Hayden, Carla - Powell, Kimberly
    • Date: 2021-10-22
  • Film, Video
    CCDI Grants for Higher Education In this webinar, Library of Congress staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about the funding opportunities that make up one portion of this, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative recently launched by the Library's Digital Strategy Directorate. Staff will offer details on each of...
    • Contributor: Manchester, Eileen Jakeway - O'Keeffe, Hope - Allen, Laurie
    • Date: 2021-10-22
  • Film, Video
    Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and Eurasia The presenters reviewed legislative developments regulating mass media and their ability to distribute information freely during the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the presenters analyzed recently introduced amendments to national legislation aimed at establishing different control measures over the media outlets, internet resources, and journalists in 20 selected countries around the world where adoption of such laws has been identified, namely: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus,...
    • Contributor: Figueroa, Dante - Fremer, Iana
    • Date: 2021-10-21
  • Film, Video
    COVID-19: Stronger Together Through a One Health Approach The Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division have collaborated with three expert speakers to provide the public with the latest information about the One Health approach, a transdisciplinary framework that calls for collaboration between human and veterinary medicine, sociology, economics, behavioral science and political science to manage current and future pandemics
    • Contributor: Deem, Sharon - Steen, Tomoko - Charles, Sandra - Dunham, Bernadette - McNamara, Tracey
    • Date: 2021-10-19
  • Film, Video
    The Junior Fellows Experience Learn about what it means to be a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sokol, Donna - Brown, Chelsey
    • Date: 2021-10-15
  • Film, Video
    Junior Fellows Application Details Learn how to apply to the Summer 2022 Junior Fellows Program.
    • Contributor: Sokol, Donna
    • Date: 2021-10-15
  • Film, Video
    CCDI Grants for Libraries, Archives, and Museums In this webinar, Library of Congress staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about the funding opportunities that make up one portion of this, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative recently launched by the Library's Digital Strategy Directorate. Staff will offer details on each of...
    • Contributor: Kazmi, Sahar - Manchester, Eileen Jakeway - O'Keeffe, Hope - Allen, Laurie
    • Date: 2021-10-15
  • Film, Video
    CCDI Grants for Higher Education Institutions In this webinar, Library of Congress staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about the funding opportunities that make up one portion of this, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative recently launched by the Library's Digital Strategy Directorate. Staff will offer details on each of...
    • Contributor: Kazmi, Sahar - Allen, Laurie
    • Date: 2021-10-13
  • Film, Video
    Environmental Law Research This presentation discusses four U.S. laws on the environment: the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Endangered Species Act. This webinar also provides an introduction to Law Library of Congress resources, with live demonstrations of some Law.gov collections and features.
    • Contributor: Price, Anna
    • Date: 2021-10-08
  • Film, Video
    Free Speech and the Regulation of Social Media in Egypt and Pakistan In recent years, there has been an increased global focus on the governmental responses to the dissemination of hate speech and false information online. This webinar focused on current and proposed legal frameworks for regulating unlawful and harmful speech on social media platforms in Egypt and Pakistan. The presenters addressed the obligations (e.g. content removal) and liabilities of social media companies, the criminalization of...
    • Contributor: Ahmad, Tariq - Sadek, George
    • Date: 2021-09-23
  • Film, Video
    CCDI Grant to Libraries, Archives, and Museums Informational Webinar In this webinar, Library of Congress staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about the funding opportunities that make up one portion of this, the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative recently launched by the Library's Digital Strategy Directorate. Staff will offer details on each of...
    • Contributor: Kazmi, Sahar - Manchester, Eileen Jakeway - O'Keeffe, Hope - Allen, Laurie
    • Date: 2021-09-22
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    Printing the Urdu Public: Madinah Newspaper and Lithography as a Muslim Technology Watch a discussion on how a small-town newspaper used lithographic technology to cast a significant slice of Urdu journalism conversation as distinctively Muslim. Discussing a chapter of her recently published book, "Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India", Megan Robb discusses the development of the newspaper Madinah as an extension of networks of correspondence and kinship in North...
    • Contributor: Giles, Charlotte - Robb, Megan
    • Date: 2021-09-03
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    Pre-Festival Briefing for Educators: National Book Festival 2021 During the 2021 National Book Festival, educators and students have the opportunity to engage with authors like never before. This pre-Festival briefing is the perfect opportunity for teachers and librarians to learn about this year's Festival opportunities and share ideas about how the Festival events can be included in instructional planning. Attendees in the live, one-hour educator seminar are eligible to receive a certificate...
    • Contributor: Black, Kaleena - McGuigan, Kathy - Newland, Rebecca
    • Date: 2021-08-25
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    Indigenous Land and Resource Rights in New Zealand and Sweden Watch the Law Library's foreign law specialists for New Zealand and Sweden compared the rights of the Māori and Sami peoples with respect to land and resources, including discussing key court decisions, laws, and government policies.
    • Contributor: Buchanan, Kelly - Hofverberg, Elin
    • Date: 2021-08-19
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    Community Collections Grant Opportunities In this webinar, the American Folklife Center staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress supported by an institutional grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about all of the funding opportunities under this initiative, with a focus on the Community Collections grant program recently launched by the Library's American Folklife Center. Staff will offer...
    • Contributor: Fenn, John - Stefano, Michelle
    • Date: 2021-08-11
  • Film, Video
    Community Collections Grant Opportunities In this webinar, the American Folklife Center staff will discuss the new "Of the People" initiative at the Library of Congress supported by an institutional grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Attendees will learn about all of the funding opportunities under this initiative, with a focus on the Community Collections grant program recently launched by the Library's American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Migoni, Allina - Fenn, John - Stefano, Michelle - Groce, Nancy
    • Date: 2021-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Foundations: Information Literacy and Primary Sources Description: Information literacy involves multiple skills, including: identifying where information comes from, evaluating claims and evidence; identifying bias; and researching for additional information. Join Library of Congress education specialists as we apply information literacy skills to historical primary sources from the Library's collections. We'll practice these skills together and reflect on how they may be used in your educational settings.
    • Contributor: Moats, Stacie - Apfeldorf, Michael
    • Date: 2021-07-27
  • Film, Video
    Copyright Public Modernization Committee Public Meeting The Library of Congress hosted the first public meeting of the Copyright Public Modernization Committee (CPMC) on July 22, 2021. The CPMC is tasked with enhancing communication and providing a forum for the technology-related aspects of the U.S. Copyright Office's modernization initiative. The meeting included an update from Library experts on the development of the Enterprise Copyright System (ECS) and a discussion about Copyright...
    • Date: 2021-07-22
  • Film, Video
    COVID-19 and Our Environment This webinar shares three different approaches of environmental detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus: to detect outbreaks in its early stage using sewage water; to know the dispersion of the virus particles at indoor settings; and to understand how long viruses stay on the surfaces of public buildings.
    • Date: 2021-07-21