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    Smokey Robinson at Gershwin's Piano Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden chats with Smokey Robinson, recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, as the singer-songwriter sits at the piano of George Gerswhin at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sayers, John
    • Date: 2017-02-07
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    An Introduction to Congress.gov A Brief Introduction to Congress.gov Video Tutorial
    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2014-08-21
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    The Américas Award: Bringing Literature to Life with Primary Sources On Friday, September 18th, 2015, the Library of Congress hosted the Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The award, co-sponsored with the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, recognizes work that "authentically and engagingly portrays Latin Americans, Caribbeans, or Latinos in the United States." These diverse stories can be highlighted and brought to life through the use of primary sources.
    • Contributor: Bell, Danna
    • Date: 2015-09-24
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    New FADGI Guidelines for Embedded Metadata in DPX Files New FADGI Guidelines for Embedded Metadata in DPX Files. A blog post at "The Signal" on 2016-12-16.
    • Contributor: Murray, Kate
    • Date: 2016-12-16
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    Literacy Awards Opens for Fifth Round of Applications Three awards totaling $250,000 are being offered for the fifth year in a row by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards program. Applications are due no later than March 31 at midnight EST.
    • Contributor: Sayers, John
    • Date: 2017-02-02
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    How Do You Say "Book" in…? It's almost time for the National Book Festival! To celebrate I have asked a dozen co-workers How Do You Say "Book" in...? a dozen different ways.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-09-23
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    How Do You Say "Library" in…? I've asked a few people from the Law Library of Congress to say "Library" in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-08-11
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    The Civil Rights History Project: Primary Sources and Oral History History is most fascinating when we feel connected to the people who lived in the past. One way to pique student interest is by using primary sources from the Library of Congress -- letters, photographs, and oral histories -- that document real people's lives. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress recently launched the Civil Rights History Project, a digitized collection of ...
    • Contributor: Lederle, Cheryl
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    How Do You Say "Law" in…? As we are the Law Library of Congress, I thought it would be nice to ask staff to say the word law in their native language.
    • Contributor: Weber, Andrew
    • Date: 2016-06-10
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    Here's to a Couple of Ruff Characters Here’s to a Couple of Ruff Characters. A blog post at "Library of Congress Blog" on 2016-04-22.
    • Contributor: Gavin, Jennifer
    • Date: 2016-04-22