Robert Horton, director of Library, Publication and Collections at the Minnesota Historical Society, discussed "A Model Technological and Social Architecture for the Preservation of State Government Digital Information." This NDIIPP-supported project is working with legislatures in several states to explore enhanced access to a variety of legislative digital records. Technology does not really make any of this easy, but it does make it possible, ...
Myron P. Gutmann, professor of history and director of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan and the principal investigator of the Data-PASS partnership with the Library's National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (www.digitalpreservation.gov), gives a briefing on how the project is acquiring and preserving at-risk digital opinion polls, voting records, large-scale surveys and other social ...
videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
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Michael Albin, former chief of the Library's Anglo-American acquisitions and, until December 2008, anthropologist with the United States military in Iraq, discusses "Iraq: Rural and Urban Social Organization" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.
This presentation for non-catalogers is intended to present basic concepts and benefits of using the FRBR conceptual model (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) in resource discovery systems.
This is an interview with two Library of Congress staff members who traveled to Baghdad in November 2003. Their mission was to assist the staff of the Iraqi Library and assess the damage to its building and its collections after two fires, extensive water damage and a devastating explosion.
videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14, ...
Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (library of Congress)
An examination of contemporary poetry from China, with a reading and discussion by two Chinese poets. The poets are featured in an anthology titled "Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China," which former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass said "will give glimpses -- human glimpses -- at what is going on" in China today.
The quartet yarn|wire makes its Coolidge Auditorium debut in a program including Berio's "Linea," "Travel Notes" by Murail (commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress), Mochizuki's "Le monde des ronds et des carrés," "Pendulum VI" by Mincek and "Negotiation of Context B" by Franszon.
The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Nigeria Peoples Forum-USA jointly hosted the Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium -- Developing Nigeria's Power Sector: Strategies, Challenges and Impact.