March came in like a lion with lots of interesting posts in the Library of Congress blogosphere. Check out this selection:
Inside Adams: Science, Technology and Business
Guest blogger Trevor Owens interviews astrobiologist David Grinspoon, who knew Carl Sagan as a child.
In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress
The Law Library recently acquired a compilation of Alberti’s lesser-known works.
The Signal: Digital Preservation
The Signal celebrates the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web.
Teaching with the Library of Congress
Students can use
to dance to study history.
Picture This: Library of Congress Prints and Photos
Kristi Finefield looks at how Union soldiers celebrated March 17.
From the Catbird Seat: Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress
A Library reference librarian solves a literary mystery.
Stephanie Hall highlights interviews by women in honor of Women’s History Month.
The Library of Congress’s poetry blog, From the Catbird Seat,” has run a few posts on Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey’s second-term project, “Where Poetry Lives.” For her project, Trethewey has joined NewsHour Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown for a series of on-location reports in various cities across the United States to explore several large societal issues, through […]
Between winter and the winter olympics, the Library of Congress blogosphere offered up a variety of posts during February. Here is a sampling: In The Muse: Performing Arts Blog ASCAP on the Occasion of its 100th Birthday with Jimmy Webb and Paul Williams The Library celebrates ASCAP. From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at […]
The Library of Congress welcomed the new year with a variety of blog posts. Following are a sampling of stories. In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog Beautiful Dreamer: Remembering Stephen Foster Cait Miller commemorates the 150th anniversary of the composer’s death. In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress I’ll be damned if I don’t do […]
(Trevor Owens, digital archivist with the Library’s National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program and special curator for the Library of Congress science literacy initiative, contributed to this blog post.) “We are a way for the cosmos to know itself,” once said American astronomer Carl Sagan. Profoundly interested in the universe and our place in it, […]
Blogs around the Library of Congress decked the halls with a variety of posts in December. Here are a few selections to unwrap. In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog Podcast: Song Travels | Michael Feinstein Interviews Rosanne Cash Singer and musician Michael Feinstein interviews Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal about Cash’s new album “The River and […]
(The following is an article written by Mark Hartsell, editor of the Library of Congress staff newsletter, The Gazette.) The file boxes of Charles and Ray Eames yielded all sorts of eclectic items to archivists processing the collection at the Library of Congress – a letter from Georgia O’Keefe in this one, a receipt for […]
The Library of Congress blogosphere was a cornucopia of posts on special holidays and more. Here is just a taste. In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog #Britten100: Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears at the Library November 22 marked the hundredth birthday of British composer Benjamin Britten. Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business Civil War Thanksgiving […]
Today we welcome the newest member of the Library of Congress blogosphere: Folklife Today, a new blog produced by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. AFC has one of the largest archives in the world relating to traditional folk culture. The center’s team of bloggers will be posting regularly with interesting information about its […]
(Today, one of the Library of Congress blogs, Teaching with the Library of Congress, made an important announcement about its new tool in education outreach.) The Library of Congress Launches @TeachingLC, Its New Twitter Feed for K-12 Educators September 12, 2013 by Stephen Wesson Sharing ideas is a critical part of all great teaching, and now the […]