June 28, 2016

Primary Source Review: Jun. 17-23, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared June 17-23, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story "TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Primary Source Review: Jun. 10-16, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared June 10-16, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story "TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Primary Source Nexus Summer 2016

During the summer while we focus on providing Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources workshops, the Primary Source Nexus teaching resource blog will will sport a slimmed down look. The main section on the homepage will feature From the Archives content that leads to all content we published in the past year. Below that you will see @PSNTPS tweets in real time. Our Storify newsletter will continue to be published weekly on Fridays and will be accessible via a link in the … [Read more...]

Primary Source Review: Jun. 5-9, 2016

We're changing the day the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News comes out each week. We will now be publishing on Fridays instead of Sundays so you'll have the whole weekend to peruse all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared during the past week by TPS-Barat, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and others. If you want daily access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. Below you will find … [Read more...]

Finding Sources: Exploring the Digital Collections

Summer is the perfect time to take some time to explore the Library of Congress digital collections. From the Library homepage, simply click the Digital Collections box in the center top row under Collection Highlights. There are close to 300 digital collections so there's plenty to explore. The default view is Gallery so you can easily get an overview of each collection and how many digital resources are available. Click on the thumbnail image or the title to read more about the … [Read more...]

Primary Source Review: May 29-Jun. 4, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared May 29-June 4, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story "TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Architecture

Architecture primary source set Library architecture collections American Treasures of the Library of Congress: Architecture & Design Architecture, Design, and Engineering Drawings collection Brumfield Collection images of the architecture of the Russian North, including Siberia Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South collection Gottscho-Schleisner Collection U.S. architectural styles and trends Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering … [Read more...]

Looking Back: May 2016

Teaching & Learning Primary Source Learning: Civil War Featured Sources guided primary source analysis activities Jeff Davis Reaping the Harvest illustration / engraving Primary Source Picks Primary Source Spotlight Martha Graham Samuel Morse V-E Day & V-J Day Today in History May 19: Lawrence of Arabia Barat Bits & Bytes Looking Back: April 2016 Primary Source Review April 24-30, 2016 May 1-7, 2016 May 8-14, … [Read more...]

Primary Source Review: May 22-28, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared May 22-28, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story "TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Finding Sources: Library of Congress YouTube Channel

The Library of Congress YouTube™ channel features, "Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C." On the Library's YouTube homepage you will find a featured video as well as a browsable list of the most recent uploads and the Library's playlists. Video Uploads To access all the videos the Library has uploaded, click the Videos tab. The default view shows all uploads with the list view of videos by date added (newest). Use the … [Read more...]