News from the Library of Congress

October 2007

  • October 30, 2007  (07-219)
    Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control To Present Draft Report on Nov. 13 In November 2006, Deanna Marcum, associate librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, convened a Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control to examine the future of bibliographic description in the 21st century in light of advances in search engine technology, the popularity of the Internet and the influx of electronic information resources.
    • Date: 2007-10-30

July 2007

December 2006

April 2006

  • April 19, 2006  (06-096)
    Library Holds Strategy Session on "Preserving Creative America" A recent Library of Congress strategy meeting with leading producers of commercial content in digital formats has revealed that creators of television, radio, music, film, photography, pictorial art and video games are keenly interested in the preservation of their digital materials for archival and other purposes.
    • Date: 2006-04-19

November 2001

  • November 23, 2001  (01-174)
    Library of Congress Welcomes Visitors The Library of Congress would like to remind the public that all exhibitions and reading rooms remain open during the holiday season.
    • Date: 2001-11-23

July 1999

  • July 9, 1999  (99-056)
    Library of Congress Announces Bicentennial Projects Next April, the Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, will be 200 years old. Since its founding on April 24, 1800, the Library has grown into the world's largest library, a treasure house of America's and the world's creativity. What started with fewer than a thousand books has now grown into a collection featuring more than 115 million items in all...
    • Date: 1999-07-09