Library of Congress Web Quick Links

Save time! Use these links to jump to just the particular Library resources you need.

  1. America’s Library
    resources and interactive activities for elementary students
  2. American Memory Timeline (via Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine)
    primary source excerpts and analysis questions on important and interesting topics in U.S. history
  3. Ask a Librarian
    get a question answered via an online form; limited chat hours also available
  4. Chronicling America
    digitized historic newspaper collections
  5. Collaborative Digital Libraries
    primary and secondary source information from around the globe in original language format
    congressional information updated daily
  7. Country Profiles
    brief, summarized information on a country’s historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation and telecommunications, government and politics, and national security
  8. Country Studies
    online versions of books published by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress/Department of the Army
  9. Digital Collections
  10. Digitized Materials from the Rare Book & Special Collections Division
  11. Everyday Mysteries
    get answers to some of life’s most interesting scientific inquiries
  12. Exhibitions
    selected treasures from primary source collections
  13. Flickr Photostream
  14. Free to Use & Reuse Primary Source Sets
  15. Library of Congress blogs
  16. Library of Congress Magazine (LCM)
  17. National Book Festival
  18. National Jukebox
    historic sound recordings
  19. Primary Documents in American History
    links to resources that supplement and enhance the study of crucial documents in American history
  20. Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
    broader database of prints and photographs
  21. Reading Rooms
  22. Teachers Section
    classroom materials and professional development resources

  23. Today in History
  24. The TPS Journal
  25. U.S. History Primary Source Timeline
    sets of selected primary sources on a variety of topics in United States History arranged chronologically
  26. Veterans History Project
    oral histories and more primary sources from United States veterans
  27. Web Guides
    online guides by the digital reference section
  28. Webcasts
    collection of streaming videos
  29. Website Archives
    collections of archived web sites
  30. World Digital Library
    primary sources from countries and cultures around the world
  31. YouTube Teacher Resources from the Library of Congress