June 5, 2020

Finding Reources: Exploring the Digital Collections

Summer is the perfect time to take some time to explore the Library of Congress digital collections. You can simply use the URL: https://www.loc.gov/collections/. Alternatively, you can navigate from the LOC.gov homepage by clicking the menu icon to the right of the search bar at the top of the page, clicking the Discover link, then clicking the link in the Digital Collections box. There are more than 400 digital collections so there's plenty to explore. The default view is Gallery so you … [Read more...]

Today in History: New York Public Library

Today in History–May 23–the Library of Congress features the New York Public Library, dedicated on this day in 1911. The dedication was presided over by President William Howard Taft. Learn more about how the NYPL got its start by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access related resources. Timeline & select historic newspaper articles: New York Public Library New York Public Library image set RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public … [Read more...]