February 23, 2019

Today in History: Mark Twain

Today in History–November 30–the Library of Congress features Mark Twain, born on this date in 1835 as Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Learn more about this masterful American writer by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more Twain resources. Stories about Mark Twain America's Library The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn web pageturner More books & articles by Mark Twain "A Telephonic Conversation" by Mark Twain p. 14 Library of Congress Magazine … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright

There is a lot of talk about copyright today. If you'd like some resources to help explain the development of copyright law and how it works, head over to the Library of Congress online Teachers section or just click the links below. Copyright Exposed video (Adobe Flash player required) Copyright timeline Brief History of Copyright in the United States U.S. Copyright Office Copyright law FAQ for students Steps to register a copyright Copyright and Primary Sources Q&A for … [Read more...]