On September 12, NASA Astrobiologist Jennifer Eigenbrode presents “A Mud Matter: The Recent Discovery of Organic Matter Preserved in 3-billion-year-old Mudstones on Mars,” at the Library’s James Madison Building’s third floor Mary Pickford Theater from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
An exploration of the dynamic relationship between the railroad and nature in Whitman’s “To a Locomotive in Winter.”
This is the second post exploring Samuel Griswold Goodrich’s Peter Parley books educating young and curious minds.
Today’s guest post is by Jacqueline Coleburn and Anthony Mullan. Jackie is a rare book cataloger at the Library of Congress and is cataloging the Library’s rare children’s books. Peter Parley books are a particular interest of hers. These books, which were very popular in the 1830s, 40s, and 50s, offer insight into the evolution […]
This post was written by Business Reference librarian Natalie Burclaff. In the business world, unicorns are private startups valued at over one billion dollars. However, if you search for books with the subject of unicorns in our collections, you’re more likely to find titles like Unicorns: The Myths, Legends and Lore or Unicorns and Other […]
Today’s guest post is by Michael Sconzo, an intern from the University of Virginia in the Science, Technology, and Business Division. It is part 2 of his post on THOREAU’S VIEW OF THE RAILROAD. Using inspiration and access to the extensive collections of the Library of Congress, Michael was asked to write blog posts on […]
Today’s guest post is by Michael Sconzo, an intern from the University of Virginia in the Science, Technology, and Business Division. Using inspiration and access to the extensive collections of the Library Congress, Michael was asked to write blog posts on the theme of transportation. After reflection, he chose to write on the impact of […]
We wanted to do a series of short posts about happenings on the Business Reference web page, specifically about our research guides. First, I wanted to mention that we recently published a new guide LGBTQ+ Resources in Business and the Workplace that includes materials on the issues that affect the economic circumstances of the LGBTQ+ […]
This post was authored by Stephanie Marcus, Science Reference Librarian in the Science, Technology, and Business Division. In the past, our understanding of the universe came from studying visible light. Over the last 90 years, astronomers have extended this view to other forms of light, from radio waves to gamma rays. However, light isn’t the […]
This post was written by intern Zachary Bernstein. How do you conduct research in the biggest library in the world, housed in three buildings and in over twenty reading rooms? That was the question I set out to answer as I began to explore the Library of Congress during the first few weeks of my […]