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  • Film, Video

    Tayari Jones: 2012 National Book Festival

    Tayari Jones appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Jones, Tayari
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

    • Contributor: Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Film, Video

    Preserving State Government Digital Information

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Robert
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Film, Video

    Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival

    National bestselling author Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smiley, Jane
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Preserving At-Risk Digital Social Science Data: The Data-PASS Project

    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 (, gives a briefing on how the project is acquiring and preserving at-risk digital opinion polls, voting records, large-scale surveys and other social ...

    • Contributor: Gutmann, Myron
    • Date: 2007-01-26
  • Film, Video

    Sure on this shining night

    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., (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Michael Buckley: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Michael Buckley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Buckley, Michael
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Iraq: Rural and Urban Social Organization

    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.

    • Contributor: Albin, Michael
    • Date: 2009-03-10
  • Film, Video

    FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask

    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.

    • Contributor: Tillett, Barbara
    • Date: 2009-03-04
  • Film, Video

    El Niño: A NASA Perspective

    Steven Pawson discussed how NASA uses computer models to build up a complete three-dimensional picture of El Niño in the ocean and atmosphere.

    • Contributor: Pawson, Steve
    • Date: 2016-03-23
  • Film, Video

    Rosanne Cash Celebrates Songs of America

    Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash introduces the Library's new Songs of America website.

    • Contributor: Cash, Rosanne
    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Film, Video

    Personal Archiving Day: Photos

    Library of Congress experts discuss how to care for personal photograph collections, including traditional as well as digital photographs.

    • Date: 2010-05-10
  • Film, Video

    Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin speak at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video

    Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library

    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.

    • Contributor: Kresh, Diane
    • Date: 2003-11-01
  • Film, Video

    Terry McMillan: 2013 National Book Festival

    Terry McMillan appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McMillan, Terry
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Tim O'Brien

    • Contributor: O'brien, Tim
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Film, Video

    Bob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jennifer Cutting

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    What Went Wrong... and Why

    Bernard Lewis of Princeton University and Mohammed Arkoun of the Sorbonne University discuss relations between the Middle East and the Western nations.

    • Date: 2002-05-07
  • Film, Video

    American Ballet Theatre: 75 Years Touring the Globe

    Victoria Phillips discusses the history of the American Ballet Theatre in relation to the exhibit she curated at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Phillips, Victoria
    • Date: 2014-10-14
  • Film, Video

    Contemporary Poetry from China: A Reading and Discussion

    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.

    • Date: 2011-10-12
  • Film, Video

    Jazz Pianist Justin Kauflin in Concert

    Justin Kauflin performed a solo piano concert in the Coolidge Auditorium. Works performed include some jazz standards as well as several original compositions.

    • Contributor: Kauflin, Justin
    • Date: 2014-10-22
  • Film, Video

    Cross Cultural Communications: U.S. Writers Translating Hispanic Writers

    Part of the Hispanic Heritage celebration at the Library of Congress, American authors share their work translated into Spanish.

    • Date: 2009-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Concert: yarn

    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.

    • Contributor: Yarn Wire
    • Date: 2015-10-10
  • Film, Video

    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on the Huexotzinco Codex

    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera continues his Library-wide tour as part of the "La Casa de Colores" campaign when he discovers the unusual story behind the Huexotzinco Codex.

    • Date: 2015-09-08
  • Film, Video

    Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium: Morning Session

    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.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-10-10