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Fly Me to the Moon: Celebrating Apollo 11 at 50 with a Quilt & Book Display

This post was authored by Nanette Gibbs, Business Reference Librarian, and Sean Bryant, Science Reference Librarian, of the Science, Technology, and Business Division. The Science, Technology and Business Division is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon mission with a display of books from the Library’s general collection, paired with a selection of […]

Staycation: Mixing Business WITH Pleasure A Fresh Set of Eyes – Perspective from a Library of Congress Junior Fellow

This post was written by Junior Fellow Brayden Kelley. I know you’ve heard the saying, “Never mix business with pleasure.”  That is one of the most frequent life lessons pressed upon me throughout my fledgling years. However, here at The Library of Congress, that idea could not be more incorrect. I am only a few […]

Inspired by Endangered Species: Animals and Plants in Fabric Perspectives – Art Quilts on Display

This post was authored by Nanette Gibbs, Business Reference Librarian, and Sean Bryant, Science Reference Librarian, of the Science, Technology, and Business Division. On June 24, 2019, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. the Library of Congress Science and Business Reading Room will highlight the plight of vulnerable endangered species with a display matching the […]

Hurricane Hunting NASA Style: Lecture with Research Meteorologist Scott Braun June 13

This post was authored by Stephanie Marcus, Science Reference Librarian in the Science, Technology, and Business Division. Overshadowed by an outbreak of tornadoes in May, the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1.  NASA Goddard research meteorologist Scott Braun will present a timely lecture on how NASA is using space-based and airborne measurements to […]

Not Business As Usual: U.S. Suffrage Activists Gain a Voice

This post was authored by Lynn Weinstein, Business Reference Librarian in the Science, Technology, and Business Division. The anniversary of women gaining full citizenship with the right to vote following the passage and ratification of the 19th amendment on August 20 18, 1920 has sparked a full year of commemoration at many institutions, including the […]